New England Revolution coach Brad Friedel didn’t mince words when asked what he hopes to see from his team, which has suffered back-to-back losses for the first time this season, in Saturday night’s road game against the New York Red Bulls.
“A win,” Friedel said. “It’s very, very simple.”
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The Revolution (7-6-7, 28 points) have never won a regular season game in nine tries (0-8-1) at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., although they did claim a 2-1 victory there in the first leg of the 2014 Eastern Conference championship en route to the conference title and a berth in the MLS Cup. New England also won the first meeting between the two teams on June 2 at Gillette Stadium, 2-1, behind a goal and an assist by forward Teal Bunbury.
The Revolution are clinging to a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference after the back-to-back losses at Minnesota United (2-1) on Wednesday and at home to the LA Galaxy (3-2) last Saturday, a game that saw New England allow two goals in stoppage time to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. The Revs enter Saturday’s contest in fifth place, just one point ahead of the Montreal Impact for the final playoff berth and four points in front of the Philadelphia Union,...
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