Headline News: Analysis

Local and national media outlets recap the Revs' first leg win on Saturday.

 
New England will take a one-goal lead into the second leg of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series against Sporting Kansas City thanks to goals from Andy Dorman and Kelyn Rowe. Check out Kyle McCarthy’s match report in the Boston Herald  and also find out what Jay Heaps and Darrius Barnes thought of Matt Reis’ performance on MLSSoccer.com

Kelyn Rowe struck the eventual match-winning goal with a sweet finish into the bottom corner midway through the second half against Kansas City. Nick Ironside of the Boston Globe finds out what made the second-year midfielder nervous after he hit the shot.

The Revs have struggled to score against Kansas City in the past, but that all changed over the weekend with a 2-1 victory. Brian O’Connell of ESPN Boston looks at what it took to grab those two decisive goals, and how the Revs know this semifinal is far from over.

Despite the importance of the weekends’ game, it took a while for either side to get going. Julian Cardillo of Boston.com finds out what game-winning goal-scorer Kelyn Rowe thought of the game, and relays the postgame thoughts of fellow goal-scorer Andy Dorman and head coach Jay Heaps.