Headline News: Power Rankings

Defense helps carry Revs in opener
While Jerry Bengtson’s goal and Matt Reis diving save have made headlines, Brian O’Connell believes the new defensive unit was the key to New England’s 1-0 win last week in Chicago. Check out what Clyde Simms and Jay Heaps thought of the defense’s performance in this ESPN Boston piece.

Canada shines, but America's best still lead MLS Power Rankings
With a win in MLS Week 2, New England is on the move in SI.com’s weekly power rankings. The Revs started the season at No. 17 find out where they now stand in Avi Creditor’s rankings. Also find out which of the boys in blue made his team of the week.

Monday Postgame: After weekend of surprises, which early overachiever has chance for longevity?
John Bolster believes there have been a lot of surprise results so far in the 2013 MLS season. In this MLSsoccer.com piece, he reviews No. 1 pick Andrew Farrell’s debut. Also, find out who he thinks “sparkled in combination play.”