After yet another bye-week, the New England Revolution was going to fix their offensive problems. Saer Sene was going to come back, and we would have everything raring to go for a game in Seattle against an all-time Revolution great in Shalrie Joseph. When the game started, everything was ready. Just as we had all known, the Seattle Sounders and New England Revolution played to a thrilling 0-0 draw!
The New England Revolution's search for offense will have to continue next week after they were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday afternoon. In fairness, a scoreless draw in the foreboding confines of CenturyLink Field was far from the worst possible outcome to this match.
The New England Revolution have not enjoyed much of an advantage in the first half against the Seattle Sounders, but the score remains favorable to them at an even 0-0. The Sounders have created several dangerous chances, but so far the Revs vaunted defense has held strong.
That defense nearly gave up a goal inside three minutes, however.
This is one of those weird games where you really aren't sure how to approach it. The New England Revolution are at the bottom of the East, about to take on a Seattle Sounders side that's hungry for its first win of the year. Under normal circumstances, holding a 0-0 draw would be a fantastic result.
The New England Revolution have thrown out a lineup without many curveballs - at least in the starting XI - for their match against the Seattle Sounders. However, head coach Jay Heaps has turned several heads with his decision to put Saer Sene on the bench.
Sene is finishing up his rehab and recovery from last year's torn ACL, and many would be forgiven for thinking that his debut would come at home in three weeks instead of on the turf at CenturyLink Field, thousands of miles across the country.
The New England Revolution will play an afternoon game against the Seattle Sounders today in what is really shaping up to be a "Battle of the Hapless." The Revs have scored one goal all season and sit last in the East with a 1-2-1 record. Seattle, meanwhile, has scored goals, but hasn't won a game, turning in an 0-3-1 record over that time.
I had a youth coach that used to tell us, "You can't win if you don't score goals, you can't score goals if you don't take shots and you can't take shots if you don't have the ball."
This sound logic and gives us some possible insight into the Revs early season issues with scoring and generating chances.
The Revolution are back in action on Saturday afternoon, facing off against the Seattle Sounders in the Pacific Northwest. We'll have all your previews, recaps, and analysis for the match this weekend, so stay tuned to this space.
The New England Revolution get back in action after the bye week by taking on a struggling Seattle Sounders side in the Emerald City.
The New England Revolution get back in action after the bye week by taking on a struggling Seattle Sounders side in the Emerald City. The Rave Green haven't won an MLS game in 2013 and were just knocked out of the CONCACAF Champions' League semi-finals, so while they haven't been playing well, they're also going to be anxious to get back on track in front of their home fans.
Per a team press release this morning, backup goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth has signed a brand new deal with the New England Revolution. In accordance with the usual league and team rules and policies, further details on the contract were not disclosed.
"We're pleased Bobby has decided to re-sign and continue his career in New England," Revolution general manager Michael Burns said.
First of all I'd like to thank Steve and the rest of The Bent Musket for inviting me on board.
When I started my freshman year at college, the orientation leaders had each of us tell three facts about ourselves; two of them true and one a lie. If I had to do the same today, my three facts would be: 1) I presented farm animals in shows when I was little 2) I love Phil Collins 3) I drink three cups of coffee a day
Now that you all know a little about me, I'd like to introduce you to the Rochester Rhinos.
The New England Revolution have announced a partnership with local side Real Boston Rams as their official USL Premier Development League associate, a practice that many MLS sides have adopted recently.
This affiliation presents the opportunity for will allow a loan system for both coaches and players.
Between a week-long 30th birthday celebration, and a Revs bye week, I DEFINITELY fell out of touch with MLS this week. Funny part of the story is I actually set my fantasy lineup and made three transfers while waiting backstage at my gig, only 22 minutes before the lineup locked.
Long story short, apparently it all worked because All We Do Is Nguyen put together their best week of the season, scoring 66 points, and I am now ranked #934 out of over 20,000 teams.
As the saying goes, when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Desperate times calls for desperate measures. Life is for the bold! Basically, to paraphrase, it's time to trust in Juan Toja.
Since the strikers have seemingly gone on a...strike against goals and the wins they bring, contribution from midfield is sorely needed.
March was an up and down month for the New England Revolution. After opening their 2013 season with an important away win in Chicago - one in which their star designated player Jerry Bengtson got his season off to an excellent start with a goal - they went 0-2-1 thereafter, and didn't score a single goal.