The Revs played Philadelphia to a scoreless draw on Saturday night in their second of three consecutive home games. Matt Reis was instrumental in preserving the shutout, making seven saves and earning Man of the Match honors. Read more about the game and get reactions from Jay Heaps, Diego Fagundez and Kelyn Rowe in the Boston Globe’s story.
As announced during the weekend, Saer Sene will miss the remainder of the 2012 season after suffering a torn ACL. Barnes acknowledged that other players will have to step up as a result, saying, “Jay's been talking to us about opportunities. Hopefully, somebody steps up and takes it.” Check out MLSsoccer.com’s reaction piece for more.
Also contributing the shutout was the Revs’ back four. Darrius Barnes and Flo Lechner both earned starts this week, bringing a new look to the New England defense. Brian O’Connell provides more on their impact and the overall game at ESPN Boston.