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Nguyen Reaches 50-Goal Mark

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – At some point down the road, Lee Nguyen will look back at reaching the half-century scoring mark and wonder just how in the world he was able to do it. But he admitted he couldn't fully grasp the accomplishment following Saturday's win.

Why Didn’t Nguyen Take the Armband at ATL?

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It was easy to miss amid all the chaos during Wednesday's 7-0 loss at Atlanta: a brief, but compelling interlude about the state of the Revolution's leadership situation quietly unfolded during the early stages.

In the wake of Xavier Kouassi's 16th minute dismissal, the designated player, who was named captain for the match, relinquished the armband to Lee Nguyen, who had worn it for the better part of the past year.

5 Thoughts on Nguyening: The Lee Nguyen Story

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Over the holiday weekend, soccer fans in the area were given an extra treat in the form of "NguyenING: The Lee Nguyen Story." The 30-minute documentary, which was directed by Alfonso Bui, debuted on Comcast Sports Net New England on Saturday, giving Revolution fans a remarkable glimpse into the career of the veteran midfielder.

The Curious Case of the Goal that Wasn’t

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. It's fair to say few, if any, of the 17,865 on hand for Saturday's Revolution-Orlando City match had ever witnessed anything like what unfolded in the 43rd minute.

With the hosts ahead 1-0, Teal Bunbury connected with Lee Nguyen deep in Orlando City territory before the latter blasted a beautiful ball through to make it a 2-0 match.

Nguyen Returns in Historic Fashion

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Not long after matching an MLS-record by collecting four assists in Saturday's win over Orlando City, Lee Nguyen seemed more comfortable talking about his teammates than personal accolades.

Despite missing the previous two games due to hamstring injury, the Revolution midfielder's return was one to remember on a night in which the 10th-place team looked more like a contender than pretender.

Nguyen Misses DC Match Due to Knock

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Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen did not travel for the squad's game at DC United Saturday after suffering a hamstring injury in training late in the week.

Nguyen missed his second straight game after picking up an undisclosed injury prior to last week's game at New York City FC, a game he watched from the substitutes bench.

Dealing Nguyen Would’ve Been Unwise

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On Tuesday, it was reported the Revolution rejected a $1 million transfer for midfielder Lee Nguyen. FourFourTwo's Paul Tenorio broke the news the attacking midfielder was being courted by Maccabi Haifa of Israel. While it's unknown if Nguyen would have had any interest in the deal, the Revolution's decision to turn down the offer shouldn't be surprising.

Nguyen’s Late Strike Seals Road Draw

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Lee Nguyen's late equalizer rescued the New England Revolution from the edge of defeat as they claimed a dramatic 1-1 draw against the Portland Timbers on Sunday at Providence Park in Portland, Ore.

Nguyen scored in the 84th minute after Portland goalkeeper Jake Gleeson bobbled the ball in front of goal, where the Revolution midfielder lay in wait to send it through.

Fagundez: “I think Juan’s really a number 9”

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – It took less than four minutes into Saturday afternoon's match to tell it was going to be a different day for the New England Revolution offense. After two road losses to open the season, in which the Revolution scored a combined one goal—and that coming from the penalty spot—it didn't take long into their home opener against struggling expansion side Minnesota United FC to net their first goal from the run of play.

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New England 1, Montreal 0 - Revs Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

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The Revs needed to find a way past a stout Montreal defense, and Lee Nguyen answered the call with a big second half goal.

For the first hour, both the New England Revolution and Montreal Impact searched for a breakthrough goal. The Revs nearly found the opener at the end of the first half and Montreal should have been ahead but Anthony Jackson-Hamel missed a sitter from close range.

SBI Spotlight: Approaching 50-50 club, Lee Nguyen focused on Revs playoff push

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Major League Soccer's 50-50 club is reserved for the best the league has seen. Less than 20 players have been able to produce 50 goals and 50 assists in their careers.

New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen, who is tied for the league lead in assists with 14, is two goals and two assists away from becoming the 19th player to join the illustrious group.

Revolution injury report update

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Diego and Lee are questionable.

The New England Revolution have three names on their latest injury report.

Joining Kelyn Rowe, who is out long-term with a right knee sprain, is Diego Fagundez (right quad strain) and Lee Nguyen (right hamstring strain). Both players are listed as questionable.

Watch the Lee Nguyen documentary here

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The Lee Nguyen doc is officially on YouTube.

Lee Nguyen is one of the hottest players in MLS and now you can look back on his rise to stardom by watching his documentary.

In NGUYENing: The Lee Nguyen Story, director Alfonso Bui tells the story of how a Vietnamese-American from Texas broke into the soccer world despite his small stature.

Resurgence of Teal Bunbury has Revolution back on track

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FOXBOROUGH Despite the New England Revolution's struggles this season, there has been a general consensus that the Revolution are not lacking in offensive talent especially so after the team's summer transfer window acquisition of Hungarian forwardKrisztián Németh.

Revolution 4, Galaxy 3: Goal galore as Revs end losing streak

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Revs get their first win since June 3.

The New England Revolution outscored the LA Galaxy 4-3 to collect their first win since June 3. The result halted the Revs' losing streak at four and put them even in the standings with the Philadelphia Union.

Kei Kamara almost nabbed a goal in the 11th minute when he tried to chip goalkeeper Brian Rowe from distance.

Revolution to host a bobblehead night on August 12

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Who could it be?

The New England Revolution will be giving away bobbleheads on Saturday, August 12 when they host the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Current players Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, and Andrew Farrell have all received the bobblehead treatment, as has head coach Jay Heaps and Slyde the mascot.

MLS Scores: Red Bulls win on the road

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More from MLS getting the midweek games in prior to the Gold Cup break. Wednesday's action started with the Red Bulls beating New England 3-2 at Gillette Stadium. Teal Bunbury put the Revs up in the 21st minute with Bradley Wright-Phillips equalizing in the 23rd. Lee Nguyen put the Revs up again in the 26th with Daniel Royer equalizing from the penalty spot in the 55th.

Fire Hang On For Massive Road Win

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There are times in a soccer match when scoring a goal can destroy the motivation for an opponent to mount a comeback. The New England Revolution were that team on Saturday shortly after Luis Solignac put the visiting Fire 2:0 up in the 61st minute. It was the kind of authoritative strike that resulted in the Revs looking like they were ready to pack it in.

Revolution 1, Red Bulls 2: Revs lose on the road despite early goal

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Red Bull Arena continues to be a daunting place for the Revs.

The New England Revolution couldn't hold onto their early lead as they fell 2-1 to the New Red Bulls on Saturday night.

The Revs opened the scoring in the 9th minute when Lee Nguyen converted a penalty. Referee Ismail Elfath pointed to the spot when Damien Perrinelle fouled Diego Fagundez in the box.

Revolution score four in first half to trounce Real Salt Lake

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FOXBOROUGH The New England Revolution hadn't won in a month entering Saturday night and the Revs offense decided enough was enough.

Lee Nguyen, Kei Kamara and Diego Fagundez each had a goal and an assist to power the hosts to a 4-0 victory over Real Salt Lakeat Gillette Stadium.

New England 1, Portland 1 - Nguyen Helps Revs Escape With a Point

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New England were perhaps unlucky to be down 1-0 early, then lucky to never be down 2-0 as they leave Portland with a draw.

There were many chances when the Portland Timbers looked like they were going to put the New England Revolution away in the second half.

But they never found a second goal.

Revolution 1, FC Dallas 2: Early goal not enough for the visitors

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Maxi Urruti scored two to negate Lee Nguyen's penalty.

The New England Revolution are still winless in 2017, as Maxi Urruti's double negated the visitor's early tally.

The Revolution used the high press early, creating a couple of dangerous chances that resulted in corner kicks. Lee Nguyen's service from the corner arc in the 10th minute led to a penalty when Cristian Colman pulled down Antonio Delemea.

Kei Kamara

Kamara, Koffie stock up in Revolution win vs. Orlando City

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Plus two others who stepped up against the Lions.

The Revolution came to play on Saturday. In front of 17,865 fans at Gillette Stadium, Kei Kamara put on an attacking clinic, scoring three of four Revolution goals in a 4-0 rout of Orlando City SC.

Here's who stood out during the weekend win:

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Kei Kamara

Kamara was on another planet Saturday night.

Fantasy Focus: All Rev-ed Up

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All they do is Nguyen

Our leader this round was HICKENHÖPPER FC, who scored 125 points. Captain Kei Kamara (NE, $9.8) led the team with a hat trick and 38 points, while his teammate Lee Nguyen (NE, $11.00) tallied four assists and 19 points of his own. Roman Alessandrini (LA, $10.

MLS Week 26: Red cards and shutouts

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Some MLS teams took advantage of the international break and others didn't. That meant a shorter MLS weekend than usual with only four games on Saturday. The scores start with New England shutting out Orlando 4-0 at Gillette Stadium. Kei Kamara had a hat trick with goals in the 26th, 75th and 89th minutes.

Nguyen ties MLS record with four assists in win vs. Orlando City

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First he set up a Kei Kamara hat trick. Then he created a fourth goal in stoppage time.

After missing two consecutive matches due to injury, Lee Nguyen showed up in a big way Saturday night. The crafty midfielder turned in one the best performances of his career against Orlando City SC, earning an assist or a secondary assist on all four Revolution goals during a 4-0 rout.

Revolution 4, Orlando City 0: Kamara’s hat trick fuels victory

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Career nights for Kamara, Nguyen helped the Revs run away from the Lions.

The Revolution opened its September account with a 4-0 win over guests Orlando City SC Saturday night. Kei Kamara scored his first career hat trick, Lee Nguyen tied a league record with four assists and the Revs kept its playoff hopes alive with a much-needed victory.

Farrell, Agudelo stock down in Revolution loss to Fire

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An uninspired performance for the Revs resulted in few bright spots.

The Fire completed a three-match sweep of the Revolution on Saturday with a dominant 4-1 win. The loss served as the eighth road defeat of the season for the navy and red, who remain six points out of playoff contention.

Here's one player who stood out—and three who didn't:

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Kei Kamara

Don't look now, but Kamara has flipped the script on his Revolution tenure over the past three weeks.

Kelyn Rowe

Rowe to miss 6-8 weeks with knee sprain

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The versatile midfielder may have played his last minutes of 2017.

The Revolution left Sunday's match against NYCFC heartbroken after conceding yet another late lead. But that wasn't the worst outcome of the 2-1 loss.

On Wednesday, Revolution Writer & Editor Jeff Lemieux reported that midfielder Kelyn Rowe, who sustained a knee injury late into Sunday's match, will miss at least six weeks with a right knee sprain.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

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This weekend against New England, Philadelphia could take a step upward in the standings and set the tone at the halfway point of the season.

Red Bulls

Revolution vs. Red Bulls: Preview, Lineups and TV Schedule

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Everything you need to know about the midweek matchup.

The Revolution and Red Bulls both sit beneath the red line in the Eastern Conference. Both teams need a summer run to break into the top six. And that run could start tonight, when the Bulls visit the Revs in Foxboro.

Here's everything you need to know about the week 19 matchup:

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For the Revolution, Lee Nguyen has turned in a balanced offensive season.

Revolution vs. Red Bulls: Lineups, TV info and match details

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Everything you need to know about the week 13 matchup.

Tonight, the Revolution will enter Red Bull Arena in search of its first road win in seven attempts. Standing in the way will be Sacha Kljestan and the Red Bulls, who have yet to lose at home in 2017.

Yet when the Revs hit the field tonight, the club will benefit from the support of 1,000 fans who made the trip from Foxboro to Harrison, N.

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Revolution vs. D.C. United: How to watch the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 match

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Everything you need to know about the midweek matchup.

Tonight, a short-handed Revolution side hosts D.C. United with a trip to the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals on the line. Here's everything you need to know: streaming links, injuries, lineups and more.

Club Leaders

Lee Nguyen has quietly put together an impressive campaign for the Revolution, collecting seven assists (tied, second in MLS) and six goals (second on the Revolution behind Juan Agudelo).

Musket Rounds: Michael Bradley deserves more credit, plus more daily links

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Here's what we're reading following a busy weekend of soccer.

The Revolution earned a point in Portland, four MLS teams made trades and Bastian Schweinsteiger scored 17 minutes into his Chicago Fire debut. It was a busy weekend in American soccer.

Here's what we're reading today:

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A late equalizer from Lee Nguyen helped the Revs earn a highly-coveted point at Providence Park.

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 mlssoccer.com'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.

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Nguyen stock rises, Bunbury stock falls in Revs draw vs. D.C. United

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Who stood out—and who didn't—during the weekend draw?

The Revolution secured a come-from-behind draw against D.C. United over the weekend, using a second-half own goal to preserve a point. But the Revs knew they could have—and probably should have—done better. In fact, Jay Heaps said his team felt "gutted" after the match, despite earning results in consecutive outings.

Lee Nguyen returns to practice for the Revolution

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Lee Nguyen is on the mend.

The unexpected bye week was good for Lee Nguyen, who was a full participant in Monday's practice.

Unexpected off weekend definitely a boon for #NERevs injured players. Nguyen back in full training today, Herivaux working off to the side.

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Lee Nguyen reaches major career milestone

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Tierney: "If we were playing in a bigger market in this league, I think he'd be up there in All Star and MVP voting."

Lee Nguyen reached a major career milestone on Saturday night when he collected his 50th career goal. It's a feat that most players will never accomplish and one that will take time for Nguyen to fully appreciate.

Caldwell, Nguyen stock up in Revolution win vs. Impact

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Plus one more who impressed during the must-win matchup.

The Revolution desperately needed a weekend win over the Montreal Impact to keep its playoff hopes alive. And the club delivered, riding steady defense and a Lee Nguyen goal to a 1-0 win.

For the second week in a row, it's all stock up and no stock down for the 8th-place Revs.

Smith stock rises, Agudelo stock falls in Revolution draw with Timbers

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Breaking down the high (and not-so-high) achievers following the Revs trip to Portland.

For 84 minutes of Sunday's match at Providence Park, the Revolution look destined to start the season 0-3 on the road with no goals from the run of play. All of that changed in the waning moments, however, when Lee Nguyen took advantage of a loose ball in front of goal to equalize with the mighty Timbers.