While the Revolution fended off the bitter cold in Foxboro, the rest of MLS squared off in week two action. Who made the headlines?
Here’s what we’re reading (and watching) today:
Just weeks after joining Minnesota United in a trade for Femi Hollinger-Janzen, Shuttleworth entered Saturday’s match in the 86th minute as an injury substitute for starter John Alvbage. The long-time Revolution keeper conceded a goal in the waning moments, capping a 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Atlanta United.
Last week, Chris Tierney went on Toucher and Rich to discuss Boston's Freedom Trail, his childhood sports career and the Revs’ home opener against Orlando City, which, of course, was postponed. It’s better late than never to check out the 10-minute segment on revolutionsoccer.net.
Major League Soccer News
Throughout the 2017 season, Univision Deportes plans to air 22 MLS matches on Facebook, bringing a new viewing experience to the popular social medium.
Unlike the Revolution, Minnesota United played through snow and frigid temperatures this weekend. The result? A disappointing 6-1 loss and an obscure MLS record.
The 32-year-old goalkeeper—who has victimized the Revolution for years—started his 142nd-straight MLS match over the weekend.
U.S. Soccer News
With a new set of World Cup qualifying matches ahead, U.S. gaffer Bruce Arena is eyeing the return of two established veterans.
Ahead of a fresh USMNT camp, the long-time teammates went toe-to-toe, sparring about a penalty call that evened the match between Bedyoa’s Union and Altidore’s Toronto FC.