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Tyler Adams, featured here during the 2016 MLS Homegrown Game, looks poised for a bright future with the U.S. Men’s National Team.
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Goals rained down for the Revolution and U.S. Men’s National Team this weekend, as the two team’s won their respective matches by a combined score of 11-2. What other stories dominated weekend headlines?

Here’s what we’re reading (and watching) today:

Revolution News

Revolution “triangle partnership” a force to reckon with / mlssoccer.com

With Lee Nguyen and Juan Agudelo back in their customary attacking positions, the Revolution offense broke out vs. Minnesota United. This new-look attack may continue to cause problems for defenses, writes our own Jon Sigal.

Have the Revolution created a new tradition with supporters? / The Bent Musket

Following Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Loons, fans in the Fort stuck around for a celebration with Revolution players. Agudelo described the gesture as something that could “go on forever.”

Major League Soccer News

Top USMNT proposect Tyler Adams shows class vs. Real Salt Lake / SB Nation

Although his team played to a 0-0 draw, 18-year-old Red Bulls midfielder Tyler Adams showed why he’s a burgeoning USMNT prospect.

Watch Ola Kamara score a stunning chip over Jake Gleeson / mlssoccer.com

The Norwegian forward scored a goal worth watching over and over again as Crew SC handed the Timbers its first loss of 2017.

“Footy McFooty Face” leads names for San Diego expansion side / goal.com

Facebook fans took an entertainment-first approach when voting on the name of Landon Donovan’s proposed MLS club.

Generation adidas Cup to feature video assistance for referees / mlssoccer.com

The elite youth tournament will serve as a testing ground for VAR, technology MLS hopes to implement in the near future.

U.S. Soccer News

Is Clint Dempsey the greatest American soccer player of all time? / ESPN FC

Expected by many to come off the bench vs. Honduras, Dempsey scored a hat trick in the United States’ 6-0 win. Doug McIntyre makes the case for Dempsey as the American GOAT.

Bruce Arena makes roster moves ahead of WCQ vs. Panama / Soccer America

Midfielder Paul Arriola joined the U.S. Men’s National Team from Mexican-side Tijuana, while a quartet of America players—highlighted by defender John Brooks—returned to their clubs.

Other Soccer News

Three USL sides set attendance records in week one / Soccer America

The 2017 USL season got off to a bang on Saturday, welcoming more than 4,600 fans per match.