On Saturday, after Juan Agudelo forced Sean Franklin into an own-goal equalizer, the Revolution looked poised to steal a late game-winner from D.C. United. To help the cause, Jay Heaps inserted Teal Bunbury and Daigo Kobayashi into the second-half lineup.
Though both players pushed the attack forward, neither helped instigate a go-ahead goal. The Revs ultimately missed an opportunity to move up the Eastern Conference table.
One player who didn’t see any action was Femi Hollinger-Janzen, who—in a small sample size last season—proved capable of igniting the Revolution attack. The Beninese forward has made three appearances this season, but has not seen the field since April 8.
For the forseeable future, Femi will face tough competition for minutes. Heaps has more frequently turned to Bunbury, Kobayashi and even Je-Vaughn Watson late in matches this season, leaving Femi as the odd man out on the bench.
The next time the Revolution need a late goal, which attacking player would you insert into the match, regardless of the opponent?
Share your pick in the comments section below.