Headline News: Revs roll
Memorial Day weekend was a huge success for the New England Revolution. The Revs cemented themselves atop the Eastern Conference standings with a 2-1 win over D.C. United. Check out Sports Illustrated’s Week 12 Power Rankings to see where the Revs stand after extending their winning streak to five games.
After beginning the season with a difficult scoring drought, the Revs have given life to the old English adage, "When it rains it pours." Saturday's second half monsoon at Gillette Stadium didn't stop Revs' Rookie Patrick Mullins from adding his fourth goal in four straight games, becoming only the second rookie in MLS history to do so. The Revs' forward talks about his scoring success in Brian O'Connell's most recent piece.
The Revs were solid on both sides of the ball in their win over D.C. United. Jose Goncalves returned to the lineup and helped limit D.C. forward Eddie Johnson to only a handful of chances. Be sure to check out ESPNBoston.com to hear what head coach Jay Heaps had to say about his decision to reinsert the the MLS Defender of the Year back into the lineup over the weekend.
Diego Fagundez’s late goal against D.C. was his fourth goal in his last three games. While it may have taken nine games for the 19-year-old to get off the mark in 2014, the floodgates have now opened as Fagundez is just one goal short of team-leading Lee Nguyen’s five tallies this season. Craig Forde of MLSSoccer.com has the thoughts of the youngster on his recent scoring outburst.