Week 20 Little Things: LA Is More Than Zlatan, New-Look Revolution & More
Jul 22, 2019We’re back with the first edition of Little Things in a while.
Spoils Split As D.C. United Fight Back For 2-2 Draw Against Revolution
Jul 13, 2019D.C. United clawed out of a two-goal hole on Friday night at Audi Field but had to settle for a point in a 2-2 draw against the New England Revolution. Teal Bunbury and Carles Gil gave the visitors a two-goal cushion by the 32nd minute before Leonardo Jara pulled one back for United in the 43rd minute.
Without Acosta, D.C. United Search For End To Skid Against Revolution
Jul 12, 2019Paul Arriola is back in the mix for D.C. United, but the Black-and-Red will be without the suspended Luciano Acosta on Friday night when D.C. host the New England Revolution at Audi Field. Acosta was sent off in last week's loss to FC Dallas, ending the playmaker's streak of 53 consecutive league games played. Head coach Ben Olsen will have a couple of options to mitigate the loss of Acosta, who last missed a game during the 2018 season opener.
Argentine Striker Gustavo Bou Aids In New England Revolution's Resurrection
Jul 12, 2019Things simply could not have looked any bleaker for one of Major League’s Soccer’s original franchises just over two months into the 2019 season. The New England Revolution had managed a paltry two wins in their opening 12 matches and found themselves looking up at the rest of the Eastern Conference. With no solutions in sight under Brad Friedel, they joined the Colorado Rapids and FC Cincinnati in dismissing their head coach before the middle point of May.
Late Rooney Penalty Saves A Point For United Against 10-Man Revs
May 26, 2019D.C. United couldn't completely capitalize on a red card for the New England Revolution on Saturday night, needing a late penalty from Wayne Rooney to salvage a point in a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Goalkeeper Matt Turner was given a straight red card for clattering into Rooney just outside the box in the 56th minute, only for Juan Agudelo to score the opener five minutes later. United didn't create too much with the man advantage, until Brandon Bye was called for a handball on a video review.
D.C. United Looking To Get Back On Track Against New England Revolution
May 25, 2019D.C. United are back in action on Saturday against the New England Revolution for their final stop of a three-game league road trip. Two of Major League Soccer’s original franchises meet for the 84th time in a matchup of one of the league’s best against one looking to recover from a rough start to 2019. Kickoff is set for 7:30 PM ET and the action will be broadcast on FloFC for DMV viewers.
D.C. United Enter Vital Stretch Before Gold Cup Break
May 23, 2019There's no rest for the weary for D.C. United, who face another tough stretch with three games in eight days in what has been a jam-packed month of May. Following last week's gauntlet of three games in seven days, in which the Black-and-Red secured four points, a trip to face the New England Revolution on Saturday kicks off a Saturday-Wednesday-Saturday stretch which will put United under more scrutiny to get results and keep pace with the top of the Eastern Conference.
Recent Firings Show Major League Soccer Teams Ready To Jump Ship Quicker
May 9, 2019Check out the Supporters' Shield standings in MLS, and you'll notice a trend about the bottom three teams in the league. The three sides — FC Cincinnati, New England Revolution, and Colorado Rapids — all have had numerous troubles early in 2019. And all three clubs, since May 1, have decided to make a change at the top: firing their coaches. Brad Friedel was the latest head coach out of a job, a day after his Revs side got trounced on the road 5-0 by the Chicago Fire.
Missed Sitters From Dwyer & Ramirez & More From MLS Week 9
Apr 29, 2019After five midweek games, this weekend in MLS was one of the tamer bouts of action of the season so far. There was just one game in which both teams scored multiple goals, though that affair between Sporting Kansas City and the New England Revolution had just about everything. There could have been a couple of more goals this weekend, too, if not for glaring misses from Dom Dwyer and Christian Ramirez.
Dissecting Sporting KC's Draw With The New England Revolution
Apr 29, 2019Eight goals, 10 cards, two penalty kicks, and one particular referee — Holy Toledo.
LAFC Continue Their Dominance In MLS Despite Midweek Defeat
Apr 22, 2019This weekend in MLS featured the Parley jerseys, made by adidas from recycled plastic. It's an interesting idea from the league, but it caused plenty of confusion for fans watching the games. This was the third year of the Parley jerseys, and for the second consecutive year every game featured the two different jerseys. That made it difficult to remember which team was which in any given game, as teams were sometimes wearing unfamiliar colors.
Goalkeeper Blunders, Kaku's Moment Of Madness & More From MLS
Apr 15, 2019Five different players scored two goals in MLS this weekend, highlighted by a pair of goalkeeping gaffes, and ended on an unfortunate note on Sunday night. It was another weekend in which all 24 teams in MLS were in action and another weekend in which Los Angeles FC won. The April favorites to win Supporters Shield this year beat FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Saturday night to get to 19 points from seven games. Carlos Vela scored again, as Bob Bradley's side continues to impress week in and week out.
A 7-Goal Thriller & Capital City Blowout Highlight MLS Week 6
Apr 8, 2019A weekend full of games in MLS once again produced plenty of goals, drama, and moments. With only Atlanta United and the Houston Dynamo off, the 11 games from Friday night to Sunday produced four penalty saves, a seven-goal thriller, and a blowout in what was supposed to be the game of the weekend.
Pozuelo's Debut, Vela's Hat Trick, Rooney's Goal & More
Apr 1, 2019Blowouts, outstanding debuts, crazy weather, and ridiculous goals were all the rage this weekend in MLS, as all 24 teams were back in action after the international break. From Friday evening until Sunday night, there was plenty of drama to go around.
New Lineup Kept Same Momentum Rolling For FC Cincinnati vs Revolution
Mar 26, 2019While the jersey’s still displayed the name FC Cincinnati, it was a much different bunch that strode into Gillette Stadium Sunday wearing them.