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Revolution Postmatch Reactions

Match reaction pieces that focus on opinions on proceedings while attempting to identify positives and negatives about the performance.

Revolution aren’t worried about dropping points

"We haven’t lost a game in 10 games, which is not the worst thing to happen. Could we get more three points? Yes. So, we have 16 more games remaining to get a little bit better, but we’re not in the worst shape."

Djordje Petrovic salvages a point in Vancouver

The Serbian goalkeeper had his best performance in a Revolution uniform so far

Jozy Altidore still adjusting to New England

"Coming from Toronto [FC] we had a structure. It was just a bit more well-oiled machine, so I just have to find a way to make things work here. It’s a different style. It’s more of a random style, a more run-and-gun style."

Jozy Altidore: “I’m feeling great”

"I’m eager to get on the field more. You come to a new club, you want to get those minutes with the guys, especially a team like this. And I think definitely with the group we had out there if I can get some more time, I think I’ll get some more chances and just get comfortable."

Twellman: Revs will “100% sign a Designated Player at the No. 9 position”

Taylor Twellman says the Revs will sign a DP No. 9. Bruce Arena refutes that statement.

Dylan Borrero records an assist in first start with the Revs

Boateng on Borrero: "He’s a great player. I love playing with him. He’s always positive."

Revs react to sudden end to match

"Who knows. The referees, who knows what they do, how they’re supposed to do things. Who the hell knows."

Worrying trend following New England into international break

"I mean, it’s a trend this season. We do so well against a team that’s very good. We have played against some good teams and we’ve done very well. There’s been positives, but the trend is we leak goals. We just can’t hold that lead for whatever reason."

Wilfrid Kaptoum stepped up in Matt Polster’s absence

"So, we got a good, I think 65 minutes of him. I don’t know exactly, but he did a good job – good, solid job in place of [Matt] Polster."

Revs coach compliments Bou’s return and Borrero’s debut

Arena was happy with Bou and Borrero.

Adam Buksa has “definitely improved a lot” since joining MLS

Buksa has his sights set on playing for Poland at the World Cup.

Revs talk about the need to improve defensively

Arena: "The positive part is I think over the last half-dozen games or so, we’ve scored a bunch of goals. So certainly, if we can be a little bit better defensively, we’ll win more games."

Bruce Arena explains second-half subs

The head coach explained the moves he made in the 2-2 draw.

Bruce Arena says Djordje Petrovic “is going to be very good”

Matt Turner on Djordje Petrovic: "He’s way more talented than I was at his age, you know? He’s taller than me. He’s athletic."

Matt Turner makes emotional return

"That moment, the moment when the announcer announces my name and the crowd gives me a huge cheer and a boost, I choked up to be honest."

First-choice backline, tactical switch help Revs collect second shutout of 2022

The Revs were happy to get back Matt Turner and Henry Kessler.

Damian Rivera: “I got my chance and I proved it on the field”

Damian Rivera made the most of his first MLS start

Carles Gil’s passionate plea “wasn’t an issue” for Bruce Arena

Bruce Arena: "I kind of liked the fact that he’s so competitive and he wants our team to be successful"

Revs desperately searching for consistency in 2022

"We just need to be consistent. I feel like that’s the one thing we haven’t been this season."

Revolution discuss source of frustration after losing 3-2 to D.C. United

Polster: "We need to get back to what we were doing last year, where our not-so-good game was at least getting us a point."

Bruce Arena: “It’s been absolutely a crazy start to the season”

After breaking their four-game MLS losing streak, New England isn’t too concerned with its poor start to the season.

Bruce Arena navigating uncharted waters

The New England Revolution head coach is in the midst of his first ever four game losing streak

Justin Rennicks scores first goal of MLS career

"I knew it was going to come at some point, it was just a matter of when. So, I was glad to go out there and get it today."

Revolution aren’t using absences as an excuse amid four-game losing streak

Bruce Arena: "We’ve had to play games in the past missing players and we’ll continue to play games in the future with injuries and suspensions and those kinds of things. So, you can’t live on that as an excuse."

Bruce Arena details difficulties of CCL for MLS clubs

"I think, my own personal analysis is MLS teams are not capable of playing in Concacaf competition the beginning of the year."

Revs “frustrated” by Red Bulls’ frequent fouling

Arena: "They came in here to disrupt us and foul us as much as they could and, you know, take any kind of rhythm out of the game. And I think they accomplished that."

Bruce Arena calls USMNT’s decision to play in frigid conditions “stupid”

"Well, personally I told them in advance, I thought it was stupid to be playing teams of that quality, thinking that they have to be in those kinds of conditions."

Justin Rennicks impresses in first start since 2019

"I mean, it’s been so long since I last started, I think since my rookie year, and being out there able to compete and just work as hard as I can feels really good."

Revs miss Farrell, Kessler, and Turner but they aren’t using that as an excuse

Ema Boateng: "They’re a big part of what we achieved last year, so we’re missing them on the field for sure. But we have great guys that can step in."

Bruce Arena sticks to tactical guns despite blowing 3-0 lead to Pumas UNAM

Parking the bus sent Arena and the Revolution back to the United States and out of the Concacaf Champions League

Ryan Spaulding’s dreams came true on Saturday

Spaulding made his MLS debut on Saturday

Bruce Arena expresses dismay with VAR, officiating after Revs blow 2-0 lead

"We have the most inefficient use of VAR, probably, in the world."