Andy Dorman's 91% passing accuracy was the best of any starter from Saturday's game in Chicago. (Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com)
Saturday afternoon's nationally televised match-up between the New England Revolution and Chicago Fire was quite the roller coaster with the Fire taking the early lead through Quincy Amarikwa only to give it up 15 minutes later through a Lee Nguyen penalty kick.
Despite being outshot 17 to four, the New England Revolution managed to leave Toyota Park with a 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire thanks to Bobby Shuttleworth's stoppage time penalty kick save. Quincy Amarikwa opened the scoring in the 16th minute, but Lee Nguyen tied it for New England with a 31st minute penalty kick.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Charlie Davies' return to the field was a long time coming for Revolution fans,especiallyafter a calf injury kept the 27-year-old forward out of preseason action.But he certainlymade up for lost time in his seasondebut last Saturday.
In their fourth game of the season, the Revs finally began to cook. They improved their play in all three fundamental areas â€“ defense, midfield, and offense â€“ and defeated a team that is notably difficult to beat at home. Score? 2 to 1.
The Revs basically controlled the first half, playing, as announcer Brad Feldman commented, as if they were the home team, rather than San Jose.
The New England Revolution picked up their first win of the season Saturday night when they beat the San San Jose Earthquakes 2-1, at Buck Shaw Stadium. The game seems destined to be heading for a draw until Lee Nguyen popped up to score the game-winning goal in the third minute of stoppage time.
Lee Nguyen and newcomer Teal Bunbury staked the New England Revolution to a 2-0 lead, but defensive miscues allowed Chivas USA to come back and grab a 3-2 win on Saturday night in the Desert Diamond Cup preseason tournament in Tucson, Ariz.
The loss â€“ New England's first of the preseason â€“ sees the Revolution's preseason record fall to 1-1-3.
The New England Revolution are using the week between preseason trips to Florida and Arizona to connect with local fans in their annual pub tour, which offers a chance for local fans to connect with the players in an informal atmosphere. Tuesday evening there was a nice turnout of fans at the Banshee in Boston for the kick-off and Wednesday evening saw an packed event as fans lined up almost out the door to meet teen sensation Diego Fagundez.
It seems that Richardson native, and Dallas Texans star, Lee Nguyen, who has spent the past two seasons with New England, where he scored nine goals and contributed nine assists in 63 games with the Revolution, was signed to a contract extension on Tuesday.
Now 27, Nguyen, who in the past has played in Holland, Denmark and in Vietnam, was the Revolution's Team MVP in 2012, his first season in MLS.
The New England Revolution announced on Tuesday morning that they have re-signed midfielder Lee Nguyen. Per club policy, terms of the new deal were not released. The 2014 season will be Nguyen's third with the club.
Nguyen joined the Revolution in March 2012 through the MLS Waiver Draft after being let go by the Vancouver Whitecaps.
For the second year in a row, Sporting Kansas City head home for the second leg of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series in a deficient. The New England Revolution scored two second half goal and will head to Kansas City with a 2-1 aggregate lead against Sporting KC.
The first half way limited in the chances that were created as both teams seemed to be feeling each other out.
The New England Revolution are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2009 after Juan Agudelo's first half goal carried the team to a 1-0 victory against the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Agudelo combined brilliantly with Lee Nguyen in the 28th minute to score the games lone goal and the Revolution defense held strong the rest of the way for the club's 14th shutout of the season.
In a game the Revs deserved to win by at least two goals, they squeaked by D.C. United with a 2-1 victory. But who cares â€“ three points are what counts. After the first 15 minutes the Revs clearly outplayed DC. The number of corner kicks was perhaps the most telling statistic,12-1in favor of the Revs.
When Scott Caldwell knocked that Luis Silva cross into the back of his own net, and Lee Nguyen had his first penalty try denied, you had to feel like the soccer gods hadall butabandoned the Revolution.
Two weeks after they watched Sorin Stoica award two penalties to Montreal and a red card against them, and one week after a good goal was disallowed and a bad goal againstwas upheld, it seemed like the gods had better things to do.
Our beloved soccer team suffered another loss this weekend. This time at the hands of the New England Revolution. The game was meaningless, and DC United has just one more tune up game before facing off against Real Salt Lake in the only game left on the schedule that matters, the US Open Cup Final.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Revolution recovered from a disastrous start that saw them fall behind in the 11th minute on a Scott Caldwell own goal with second half goals from Diego Fagundez and Lee Nguyen to take a crucial 2-1 victory against D.C. United in front of 19,187 at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night.
For the second time this season the New England Revolution turn around a 1-0 halftime deficit into a 2-1 win over D.C. United tonight at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA Lee Nguyen's second-half penalty kick conversion was the difference on a night when the Black-and-Red were on the back foot for nearly the entire ninety [.
On the second episode of the Give and Go, an online news show presented by NE Soccer Today, our expert analysts Julian Cardillo of Boston.com and Brian O'Connell, co-founder and editor of NEST, discuss this week's latest news regarding the New England Revolution. Topics covered include Clint Dempsey's surprise return to MLS, transaction news focused on Juan Agudelo and Charlie Davies, and the Revs' road game this weekend at intimidating Sporting Park.
Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen, seen here matching up against Lee Young Pyo in last year's contest vs. the Whitecaps, nearly equalized late in stoppage time in Saturday's 4-3 loss in Vancouver. (Photo: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz)
Juan Guzman robbed the Revolution of their destiny onSaturday night.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. â€“ The New England Revolution extended their winning streak to three games with a stunning 5-0 victory over the defending MLS Champion Los Angeles Galaxy in front of the biggest home crowd of the season, 19,120, at Gillette Stadium on Sunday night.
Fagundez registered a goal and an assist in the Revolution win.
The New England Revolution beat the LA Galaxy 5-0 in front of a sun soaked crowd of 19,120 at Gillette Stadium. Saer Sene's first half goal was the difference between the two sides. Saer Sene, Lee Nguyen, Diego Fagundez, Chad Barrett and Kelyn Rowe with the New England goals.
Lee Nguyen (left) nearly netted his second goal of the season on a 37th minute free kick against Houston on Saturday. (Photo: Chris Aduama/aduama.com)
The Revs beat Houston 2-0 last night, adding a critical three points to their total. Considering both teams' respective positions in the standings, the win was more important to the Revs than the loss was to the Dynamo.
Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen, seen here taking on Dynamo forward Calen Carr last season, will need point the attack in the right direction in Houston on Saturday. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)
It's often said that in life, timing is everything.
A guy catches the elevator just before it closes, meets his future wife on the way up to the fifth floor.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. â€“ Diego Fagundez and Lee Nguyen scored ten minutes apart in the 2nd half and the Revolution recorded their fourth shutout of the season, downing the Philadelphia Union 2-0 at Gillette Stadium, snapping their five game winless streak.
After a scoreless first half, the 18-year-old Fagundez sent 18,383 Revolution fans into a frenzy, scoring just the team's third goal this season in it's seventh game.
The New England Revolution picked up their first home win of the season on Saturday as they beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 in front of 18,383.Diego Fagundez and man-of-the-matchLee Nguyen scored the two Revs goals.
After getting thumped in New York last week, Revs boss Jay Heaps switched formations tonight.
What's up with the Union's home form? Harrisburg, Ocean City, Reading, and Junior Lone Star in play this weekend. Klinsmann releases US roster for upcoming friendlies and qualifiers. Robots in Brazil. More news.
After a couple of disappointing results on the west coast, the New England Revolution returned to the friendly confines of Gillette Stadium and beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 on front of 13.732 fans.
Lee Nguyen, who was all over the pitch, assisted on goals by Saer Sene and Dimitry Imbongo as the New England Revolution moved to within 2 points of the fifth playoff spot in the east, and they have a game in hand over the 4th placed Houston Dynamo.
After a vacation-related hiatus over the midweek games, I'm coming to you from Falls Church, Virginia, writing this on a Monday night as the fourth blackout in as many nights in our DC neighborhood completes its 8th hour. This round, FC DURSKI was the leader with 68 points, despite starting an absent captain Jack McInerney.