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Revolution Player Ratings: Off the Bench, Agudelo Shines vs. Orlando City SC

Player Ratings are back! Read them below—and cast your vote for Man of the Match.

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Another day, another draw for the Revolution. How did the club perform against Orlando City SC? Check out our player ratings—and vote for your Man of the Match.


Bobby Shuttleworth - 4

Tough to fault Bobby for either goal, though I imagine he'd want another crack at Kevin Molino's first-half finish, which beat him near post. He made up for it later in the first half, when he took a strong angle off his line to force Antonio Nocerino into a sloppy close-range shot. Somehow exited the game without recording a save.

Donnie Smith - 5.5

In place of the injured Chris Tierney, Smith turned in another serviceable shift, earning MLS Team of the Week honors for his performance. He collected a game-high 7 interceptions, whipped 7 crosses into the box and nearly scored a stoppage-time game-winner while battling an injury. His lone mistake came in the first half, when he allowed Adrian Winter to blow past him on the dribble and set up Molino's equalizer.

Jose Goncalves - 5.5

Although Cyle Larin split his legs on his heartbreaking, 90th-minute assist, Goncalves turned in a quietly-dominant performance, stuffing the statsheet with 9 clearances and 6 interceptions. Sometimes no attention is the best attention.

Andrew Farrell - 5

A run-of-the-mill performance for Farrell, who picked up 6 clearances and a team-high 3 tackles. He still isn't elite in the air—he cheated a bit on the cross that led to Molino's goal—but his ability to collect acrobatic clearances is second to none in MLS.

Je-Vaughn Watson - 5.5

Gutsy performance for Watson, who played 90 minutes against Portland and D.C. last week before going down with a second-half injury against Orlando City. His greatest contribution was ability to push forward on the dribble, which opened up the attack for Nguyen, Rowe and others. Watson has developed into an unquestioned starter for this club.

Gershon Koffie - 6

Dominant performance for the Revolution enforcer, who connected on a game-high 89 percent of his passes and collected a game-high 7 interceptions. When he plays his game in the middle of the park—and refrains from making sloppy tackles—Koffie serves as a difference maker for Jay Heaps.

Scott Caldwell - 5.5

The Revs' master of consistency did it again. Caldwell clogged up the middle of the park with clean challenges and timely tackles, and teamed up with Koffie to push the Orlando attack to the flanks. The Akron grad rarely turns in a subpar performance.

Lee Nguyen - 6

Another sharp match for the Revs' playmaker, who created 8 goal-scoring opportunities—including a composed assist on Diego Fagundez's first-half tally. In the absence of Chris Tierney, Nguyen played with more width, enabling the Revs to stay multi-dimensional moving forward.

Diego Fagundez - 6

Interchanged with Nguyen to score the match's first goal and, in energetic spurts, continued to pester the Orlando City back line. He's creative and strong over the ball, but needs to do a better job of staying consistently involved; he played himself out of Saturday's match before re-appearing in the second half.

Kelyn Rowe - 6.5

Arguably the most energetic midfielder in the Revolution 11, Rowe finally broke through in the 71st minute when he hit a one-time pass to Juan Agudelo, who hit a one-time shot into the back of the net. The sequence followed a tidy passing night for Rowe, who connected on 83 percent of his passes while setting up a pair of goal-scoring chances.

Femi Hollinger-Janzen: 5.5

Active shift from the rookie forward, who made dangerous runs throughout. Offered the grit and energy the Revs have lacked in recent weeks. With an effective start and a handful of strong substitute appearances under his belt, Femi appears destined to earn steady minutes in 2016.


Juan Agudelo - 8

Looked electric from the moment he stepped on the field. Agudelo scored a go-ahead goal in the 71st minute, nearly sealed the game with a shot that struck the crossbar and made daunting runs throughout his 20-minute shift. Even Adrian Heath recognized his impact, saying, "I’m glad he was only on for [twenty] minutes." This is the nose-for-the-goal play the Revolution desperately need from the center forward position.

Daigo Kobayashi - 4

Not much going for Kobayashi, who took just 9 touches in an abbreviated, 10-minute shift.

London Woodberry - 3.5

For the second time in three matches, Woodberry entered for an injured defensive player, this time replacing Watson in the 75th minute. He appeared on track for a quiet shift at right back—until Carlos Rivas beat him to a 90th-minute equalizer. The youngster lost track of Rivas in the box, and he made him pay.