NEWSSTAND - May 11
Frank Dell’Apa of the Boston Globe discusses the possible addition of a creative attacking player to the Revs’ roster via the International transfer period this summer.
ESPN Boston blogger Brian O’Connell also addresses the Revs’ need for shots on goal, noting Marko Perovic’s absence as one reason for the lack of scoring chances.
The depth and versatility of the Revs midfield shows promise, but as Revs Press reports, it will take time and game play to sharpen the communication and passing among those positions.
Goal.com’s Justin Churchill provides two reports regarding the Revs-Rapids 0-0 tie.
- New England's 0-0 draw disappointing but an improvement
- New England Revolution 0-0 Colorado Rapids: Revs can't find the back of the net against Colorado
Maintaining ball possession was a highlight of Saturday’s match, but according to MLSsoccer.com, finding the net remains on the Revs’ to-do list.
Following this past weekend’s draw with Colorado, New England moves up a spot on Goal.com’s Week 8 Power Rankings.
The path to the starting eleven on the first team for Home Grown players is a challenging one. However, as Goal.com’s J.R. Eskilson writes, Development academy matches, MLS’s reserve league and a change in NCAA rules provide game experience to Home Grown players.
Footie Business observes the figures in TV ratings between the NHL and MLS, noting similarities and differences between the two leagues’ visibility on television.