Headline News - July 16
Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world
July 16, 2012
After losing influential center back Stephen McCarthy after just two minutes of play on Saturday, the Revs were forced to adjust against TFC. Check out Brian O’Connell’s piece on ESPN Boston to see what Jay Heaps and left back Chris Tierney had to say about the Revolution’s performance.
“It's very simple for me: I think the injury hurt us,” said Revolution midfielder Clyde Simms of the game against Toronto FC. Kyle McCarthy looks back at Saturday’s game in his MLSSoccer.com piece, focusing on the change in the back four.
“It’s kind of something that you have to be ready for…being on the bench, you’ve got to be ready to play at any time,” said Shalrie Joseph, who came on for the injured McCarthy on Saturday. Boston Globe’s Julian Benbow addresses the substitution and takes a look at the Revs’ efforts to find a late equalizer in their 1-0 loss to Toronto.