The warmup ahead of Copa America begins today, with half the roster of North American based players still with their clubs.
Normally when we preview these games we have a fairly good idea about who's going to play and why. This game however, the first meeting ever between the men's national teams of the United States and Puerto Rico, is very much a throw away game for the USA.
The Revs are definitely feeling a boost after earning their first win since early April.
The New England Revolution's swagger and confidence is back. Three days removed from handily beating the Chicago Fire 2-0, the Revs are back at work and gearing up for a squad that many picked in preseason as favorites to win MLS Cup.
Lee Nguyen is glad to have Kei Kamara on his team.
It's been quite the week for Kei Kamara.
On Tuesday, rumors emerged that the forward could leave Columbus Crew SC. Two days later, the rumors became reality when Kamara was traded to the New England Revolution. The former MLS MVP candidate then arrived in Foxborough on Friday before starting against the Chicago Fire on Saturday.
It's been a long time since the Revs and three points were synonymous. On Saturday night, that relationship was forged yet again.
It took 43 days, but the New England Revolution have once again secured three points. Slated against the Chicago Fire on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium, head coach Jay Heaps' side emerged with a 2-0 win, answering the call on what was tabbed as a must-win match.
The New England Revolution are taking on New York City FC in the Bronx this afternoon, still searching for their first win of the 2016 season. New York has shown flashes offensively but, like the Revolution, they struggle to keep teams off the score sheet.
Missing from today's match are Je-Vaughn Watson, who is suspended and also away on international duty, and Lee Nguyen, who is with the United States national team.
Lee Nguyen hits a free kick that does everything except go into the back of the net.
It was a disaster half for the New England Revolution on Sunday, who entered the locker room with a 2-0 deficit against the Philadelphia Union. There weren't a lot of positives for the Revs during the first 45, save for Bobby Shuttleworth's clutch penalty stop and Lee Nguyen's free kick.
Announced during a Facebook Q&A session, Lee Nguyen has a new deal to extend his stay in New England.
The New England Revolution and Lee Nguyen have agreed to a contract extension today. The Revs midfielder put pen to paper at the start of a live Facebook video segment before answering a few fan questions.
Kelyn Rowe has to put his 93rd minute shot on frame, and two other thoughts.
For the fourth straight year, the New England Revolution failed to score in their home opener as they tied D.C. United 0-0 on Saturday afternoon. The game might not have yielded any goals, but it did produce some talking points.
If you catch a New England Revolution game, you'll likely walk away impressed by the talent of Lee Nguyen. The midfielder is astute with his passing, crafty with his dribbling, and spot-on with his shooting.While the 29-year-old has been playing professionally since 2006, it seems that he has a few tricks we haven't seen yet.
It appears that Lee Nguyen is back on good terms with the Revolution front office.
Almost a year after skipping practice to express his frustration over a contract that made him only the eighth-highest paid player on the team, the 29-year-old midfielder signed a contract extension with the club on Friday.
Less than a week after U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann called him "one of the winners" of the January camp, Lee Nguyen put in another strong showing during Friday's friendly against Canada.
"Like anyone, you hope for positive steps going forward," Nguyen told SBI after the game.
The year 2016 got off to a good start for the USMNT with a 3-2 victory over Iceland. A last minute winner from Steve Birnbaum capped off an entertaining game. Now the US must turn their focus to the next game as they look to close the January Camp on a high note against Canada.
Sunday's win over Iceland was not the best performance from the US, but after the way 2015 played out most fans and coach Jurgen Klinsmann will take the win.
Our overall leader also led the round, as !BL4CKnRED-2014Champ took advantage of the double game weeks to score 129 points. David Villa (NYC, $11.4) wore the armband and scored 42 points on two goals. Lee Nguyen (NE, $11.2) tallied two assists and 17 points, while Diego Valeri (POR, $10.