The New England Revolution is gearing up for a late _season playoff run. Currently, the Revolution is sitting in 5th place in the MLS East. New England is 4points behind Toronto and in front of NYCFC and the New York City Red Bulls. In this post, we will review three areas why The Revolution needs to hang tough with the playoffs close.
Revolution Hanging Tough With Playoffs Close Needs To Create More Scoring Opportunities In the past five games the Revolution has won two games ties 2 and lost to Philadelphia. In the loss to the Union, New England had many opportunities but could not connect. Attacker Tajun Buchanon scored in the 95th minute.
The next test comes Friday against Nashville in Nashville. With 28 points, the Revolution need to continue to attack. They need as many wins as possible, in order to have any hopes of surviving the playoffs.
Team Is Fairly Healthy Overall, the club is healthy. If the Revolution hopes to gain any ground in the East it begins with an offense. They have one of the best defenses in the league. Goalkeeper Matt Turner continues to play stellar in goal. Superior Coaching Head coach Bruce Arena needs to coach up his young team. The offense still plagues the Revolution. New England continues to struggle against Toronto and Philadelphia. The last loss against the Union did not help the team’s confidence. The Revolution will need to devise some offensive strategies. With only four games left the club needs every point, it can get. Talent _wise, the club is slightly better this year. Conclusion Revolution fans are praying for a successful playoff run. The Revolution has reached respectability in two_years. With one game against Philadelphia left they need to send a message.
Winning soccer has finally returned to Boston again. In Bruce Arena, the organization has one of the most successful coaches in MLS history.
The Revolution have secured the fourth playoff spot with a 2-0 win over New York City. Superb goaltending by Matt Turner Earned The Revolution their first playoff berth since 2007. Turner’s shutout New York and the Revolution have remained undefeated since an August 9th loss to the LA Galaxy. In this post, we will examine three areas that have propelled the Revolution’s success this season.
Revolution Gearing Up For P layoffs After An Impressive 2-0 Win Over New York City
Mid _season Shakeup Midway through the 2019 season, the Revolution dismissed head coach Brad Friedel and replaced him with Bruce Arena. In hiring Arena, The Revolution got one of the most successful coaches in MLS history. Since hiring Arena, the Revolution has enjoyed an eleven game unbeaten streak. Their last loss was August ninth at the hands of the LA Galaxy. As a coach Arena is one of the most successful coaches in MLS history. His work ethic and professionalism have impacted the performance of the Revolution significantly this season. Balanced Roster With one game remaining this season, the Revolution enter the playoffs with a well_ balanced roster. Goalkeeping is the strength of the team’s roster. Veteran Cody Cropper, along with Matt Turner and Brad Knighton provide depth. As a team, the Revolution ranks fifth in the MLS in scoring. In 2019 the team scored 49 goals and 50 assists. Offensively, Carlos Gil, Gustavo Bou, Teal Bumbry, Juan Oquendo, and Diego Fagundez are a threat to any team. Defensively, the organization gave up 1.64 GAA this season. Led by Andy Farrell and Scott Caldwell the Revolution have one of the best defenses in the league. Lot Of Character Since Bruce Arena took over the Revolution have played with grit and character. The team has enjoyed an eleven hame unbeaten streak. Goalkeeper Matt Turner’s 2-0 shutout over New York City is just one example of great things to come under the new regime. The Playoffs It’s been twelve year’s since Revolution fans have enjoyed a playoff soccer team in Foxborough. In 2019 the club had an 8-4 record at home and a 3-8-5 record on the road. Like any sport championship teams find way’s to win at both home and on the road.