NEWSSTAND: May 16, 2011

Game Recaps, MLS Breakdown

The Revs defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps, 1-0, on Saturday night, earning their second consecutive shutout. Postgame coverage can be found at the following links:

Captain delivers Revs key victory (Boston Herald)

Revolution snap out of it (Boston.com)

A long story short (Boston.com)

PK lifts Revs (Attleboro Sun Chronicle)

Revs defeat Whitecaps on Joseph's penalty kick (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

Revs improve their finish to earn shutout win (CSNNE.com)

Revs grab 3 points in ugly win over Caps (ESPN Boston)

Notebook: Revs 1, Whitecaps 0 (ESPN Boston)

New England happy to grind out "crucial" win vs. 'Caps (MLSSoccer.com)

Whitewashed (NE Soccer Today)

Player Ratings: New England Revolution vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (NE Soccer Today)

A Game of Two Halves (Revs Press)

Reis “Finally Feeling Good” (Revs Press)

Revs 1 – Whitecaps 0 (American Soccer News)

Revolution snap scoreless drought in win over Vancouver Whitecaps (The Soccer Guys)

New England finishes well to earn a victory over Vancouver (Goal.com)

New England Revolution 1-0 Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Joseph penalty gives Revs the win against Vancouver (Goal.com)

New England Revolution Reaction: Three Points Are Three Points (The Bent Musket)

New England Revolution vs. Vancouver Whitecaps: Joseph Penalty Earns Valuable Win (The Bent Musket)

Revolution beat Whitecaps 1-0 (Associated Press)

Frank Dell’Apa looks at the backline for the Boston Globe and tries to pinpoint what could be missing during the early part of the season. In another piece, Dell’Apa addresses the impact of the Revolution’s different lineups.

And as per every Monday, Kyle McCarthy’s MLS Breakdown – this week about Chivas USA and the MLS “cross-continent hex” – can be found on Goal.com. Also, Footie Business makes some observations about Montreal before providing the week’s attendance figures.