Headline News - July 23

Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world
It was back to basics for the Revs on Saturday night, when Jay Heaps told his players to concentrate more on their defensive shape. Check out this piece on MLSsoccer.com for more of Heaps’ thoughts on the match and why he believes the draw against Sporting Kansas City was a step in the right direction for the team.
 
Brian O’Connell of ESPN Boston looks at the storylines from Saturday night’s match at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park. Notes include road shutout stats and the return of several players to the lineup.
 
The Revs embraced their unconventional lineup to earn a draw against second-place Sporting and come away with a point on the road. Sean Donahue breaks down the match in his game story at NE Soccer Today.