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Revolution 1-1 Toronto FC: Player Ratings and Man of the Match

The Revolution entered the half up a goal, but went home with just one point. Who deserves Man of the Match honors? Vote below.

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Late in the first half, the Revolution jumped ahead of Sebastian Giovinco and Toronto FC with a classic cross and finish--only to watch Michael Bradley power his way through the back line and earn a point on the road. Who deserves Man of the Match honors? Vote below.

Rating Scale: 1.0 Goat → 10.0 Golden Boy


Bobby Shuttleworth - 7 (May Average: 6.58)

Nick: Michael Bradley torched everybody on a jaunt through the Revolution defense--including Shuttleworth. But the Revs' keeper made six strong saves and stayed alert through a quiet final 30 minutes, ultimately preserving a point by snaring a dangerous header late in the second frame.

Chris Tierney - 5.5 (May Average: 5.25)

Nick: Though Tierney sporadically disappeared from the attack, he still managed to turn in a solid offensive performance, connecting on 87% of his passes--including two key passes moving forward. Unfortunately, he also fell victim to Bradley's impressive solo run, serving as the final dummy in a long line of poor defensive efforts.

Jose Goncalves - 6.5 (May Average: 6.5)

Nick: Provided the aerial prowess the Revs desperately needed, fending off several crosses and set pieces. Offensively, JoGo pulled another trick out of his back pocket, nearly beating Chris Konopka with an inventive shot from the top of the box.

Andrew Farrell - 7 (May Average: 6.83)

Nick: Farrell turned in a strong defensive outing, collecting four tackles, five interceptions and a pair of clearances. He did get caught pushing high on a handful of deep TFC runs, though his recovery speed bailed out the Revs when it mattered most. Positive performance.

London Woodberry - 6.5 (May Average: 6.83)

Nick: Woodberry makes the most tantalizing crosses look so effortless. Shaped a sensational cross into the box that resulted in a goal and, on the other side of the ball, amassed a whopping six clearances. Did have a few nervy moments in the back--including a sloppy a header that forced Shuttleworth off his line to make a strong stop--though otherwise held his own defensively.

Scott Caldwell - 5.5 (May Average: 7.08)

Nick: A half-step behind his usual performance. On his goal-scoring run, Bradley took Caldwell for a ride, failing to surrender possession en route to a strong finish. Scotty did make a handful of key clearances, and benefited from tidy passing, but struggled to maintain Bradley and Sebastian Giovinco (a very tall task) in the defensive third.

Jermaine Jones - 5.5 (May Average: 5.75)

Nick: Asserted himself as a physical presence in the middle of the field, but failed to get involved in the attack the way Jay Heaps would have liked. His 62nd minute exit created cause for concern, though it appeared to be nothing more than a precautionary move.

Juan Agudelo - 7 (May Average: 6.58)

Nick: Nice match from the U.S. International. Did well to finish Woodberry's well-weighted cross and ultimately led the way with three shots on frame. Connected on 18 of his 20 passes to help the Revs build in the attacking third. Oh, and he tracked back with blistering pace, too. Man of the Match candidate.

Lee Nguyen - 6.5 (May Average: 6)

Nick: Undoubtedly one of Lee's best matches of the season, though he remains just a tick off his usual pace. Hit five shots (two on frame), connected on two key passes and nearly set up the game-winning goal with a nifty through ball. On a game-winning chance of his own, Nguyen struck a shot just wide. In the words of Seth Macomber, "that shot goes in last season."

Teal Bunbury - 7 (May Average: 6.92)

Nick: Without question, Bunbury served as the Revs' creator on Saturday. Contributed an astounding six key passes and tracked back with pace, collecting two tackles and three clearances. Did everything he could to stop Bradley's second-half run but came up empty, much like his defensive teammates.

Charlie Davies - 6 (May Average: 7)

Nick: Tough to knock Charlie for failing to score against TFC, as he turned in another tireless shift. Ran into strong goalkeeping in the first half and had few opportunities to make a difference thereafter.


Kelyn Rowe - 6 (May Average: 5.75)

Nick: In limited minutes, Rowe covered a lot of ground, enthusiastically battling for a game-winner. His cross at the death set up Diego Fagundez to put the Revs in front, though the Uruguayan forward failed to finish from close range.

Andy Dorman - 6.5 (May Average: 6.08)

Nick: Dorman had a massive impact in an abbreviated showing. With fresh legs, he shutmdown the TFC attack out of the middle, allowing the Revs to press high in search of a game-winner. In fact, Dorman nearly found the back of the net in the waning moments, coming up just short on a 1v1 with Konopka.

Diego Fagundez - 5 (May Average: 5.38)

Nick: In just nine minutes, Fagundez offered much-needed energy. His moment arrived in stoppage time, when he attacked a stoppage-time header inside the six. His attempt went wide, however, spoiling a golden opportunity to earn three points.