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March 30, 2017 02:21 UTC
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Allysha Chapman and Adriana Leon called up for Canada

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Both of them will be headed to Europe for friendlies.

Boston Breakers players Allysha Chapman and Adriana Leon have both been named to the CanWNT squad for their upcoming away friendlies against Sweden and Germany. That makes it a matchup between the 2016 Olympic bronze, silver, and gold medalists.

Farrell Leads Former Union Academy Players against Bethlehem Steel

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Joe Farrell leads a contingent of 7 Rhinos who played for the Philadelphia Union, its academy, or an affiliate team.

Last season, Rochester defender Joe Farrell told media that he felt something extra in games against Bethlehem Steel, the USL reserve side for Philadelphia Union. Farrell is from the greater Philadelphia area and had a history with the Union organization.

Is Diego Fagundez the Revolution MVP through week four?

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Defend your pick for early-season MVP in our "Morning Muster" open thread.

Many Revolution supporters expected Diego Fagundez to start the 2017 season on the bench. That assumption made sense, with Scott Caldwell, Xavier Kouassi, Kelyn Rowe and Juan Agudelo entering the season as top-choice midfielders.

United States 1, Panama 1 - Pulisic’s Assist Highlights Slog of a Draw

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The United States played a World Cup qualifier tonight, but highlights were in short supply.

The road through CONCACAF World Cup qualifying follows a fairly simple recipe: win at home, draw on the road, survive.

The United States got back on track to this formula with a 1-1 draw in Panama tonight in a match featured not a lot of soccer and a somehow only 24 combined fouls.

United States-Panama: Lineups, TV Info, Live Thread

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The USMNT get their first road test in World Cup Qualifying as they travel down to Panama

Just days after a confidence boosting and eyebrow raising 6-0 win over Honduras, the United States will have to prove whether the first World Cup qualifier under Bruce Arena as a fluke or a statement.

Two-goal performance earns Juan Agudelo MLS Player of the Week honors

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The Revolution forward seized the moment vs. Minnesota United.

For the second time in his MLS career, Juan Agudelo has earned MLS Player of the Week honors.

The award recognizes Agudelo's standout performance vs. Minnesota United on Saturday, when the Revolution forward scored a pair of goals and drew a penalty kick.

Boston Breakers officially sign Margaret Purce

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Another draft pick officially joins Boston.

The Boston Breakers have officially signed their #8 2017 draft pick, Margaret Purce. Purce joines fellow draftees Rose Lavelle and Morgan Andrews in getting the official nod from the team.

"Midge has really impressed since our preseason camp started.

Nguyen, Agudelo among five Revolution players selected to MLS Team of the Week

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And Jay Heaps earned a nod for coach of the week, too.

Five Revolution players earned a spot on's Team of the Week following a 5-2 thumping of Minnesota United. That honor may never happen again—partly because the Revs turned in an attacking performance for the ages, and partly because just six teams played in week four.

Matt Reis’ mustache is a big deal

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So. Glorious.

The US Men's National Team thrashed Honduras 6-0 on Friday night during a critical World Cup Qualifier. Clint Dempsey lead the way with a hat trick scored in the span of 22 minutes. Sebastian Lletget, Michael Bradley, and Christian Pulisic also got on the score sheet with solo tallies.

Agudelo, Fagundez stock soars in Revolution win over Minnesota United

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The two attackers stole the show at Gillette Stadium. Who else stood out?

The Revolution took advantage of a short-staffed Minnesota side on Saturday, scoring early and often en route to a 5-2 win. Goals from Juan Agudelo, Chris Tierney, Lee Nguyen and Kei Kamara led the way for the the home side, while heady defending from Benjamin Angoua & Co.

Fagundez debuts new haircut

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Diego's new haircut is a work in progress.

If you want to see the latest hair trend, look no further than the New England Revolution's Diego Fagundez.

When Fagundez made his debut for the Revs in 2011, he was just 16 years old. The attacker was full of confidence despite his youth, as he drew a PK before scoring a goal of his own.

Musket Rounds: MLS teenager playing like future USMNT star, plus more daily Links

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Top headlines from MLS, U.S. Soccer and beyond.

Goals rained down for the Revolution and U.S. Men's National Team this weekend, as the two team's won their respective matches by a combined score of 11-2. What other stories dominated weekend headlines?

Here's what we're reading (and watching) today:

Revolution News

Revolution "triangle partnership" a force to reckon with / mlssoccer.

Revs have no problem scoring against former teammate

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Nguyen and Tierney avoid head games as they score PKs against Shuttleworth.

It's difficult to take a penalty because the pressure escalates when you're one-on-one with the goalkeeper. This statement is especially true when you're facing a former teammate.

On Saturday, the New England Revolution received two penalties while playing Minnesota United FC.

Kouassi held out for precautionary reasons

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Here's why Kouassi didn't play on Saturday.

Last week, Xavier Kouassi made his debut for the New England Revolution, playing 79 minutes against FC Dallas. This week, the Designated Player didn't see the field. This may seem concerning, but in reality, it's more precautionary than anything else.

Chris Tierney wants to retire as a Rev

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Chris Tierney loves playing for his hometown team.

Given the turbulent nature of MLS, it's rare to see a player stay with the same team for long, which is why it's so special that Chris Tierney is now in his 10th season with the New England Revolution.

On Saturday, Tierney made his 200th start for the Revs, an achievement few will ever reach.