Tag: New England Revolution

Eric Gehrig ready for return after long break

Eric Gehrig ready for return after long break
Eric Gehrig knows today’s matchup between the Fire and New York City FC is an important one. After twenty days without a match, the Fire take the field again Friday night in hopes of continuing their unbeaten run, and making the most of a hobbled NYCFC team that will be missing key players when they... Read more »

Fire 1 Revolution 1 - recap and ratings

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Incredibly, the Fire have mangled two stoppage time penalty kick attempts in each of the last two home games. The result of those two misses are two frustrating draws and four dropped points at home against Eastern Conference opponents. The numbers are similar to the slanted advantages of last week. Possession was 52-48 to the... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Palmer, Hurtado, Soumare, Cochrane M Nyarko, Larentowicz, Alex, Shipp F Magee, Amarikwa Bench: Reynish, Ianni, Ritter, Joya, Pineda, Watson, Anangono Revolution GK Shuttleworth D Alston, Soares, Farrell, Barnes M Dorman, Nguyen, Kobayashi, Fagundez F Sene, Bunbury Bench: Knighton, McCarthy, Tierney, Caldwell, Neumann, Bengston, Davies

Fire 3 Revolution 2 - recap and ratings

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Finally. After failing to take advantage of numerous opportunities to gain ground on playoff contenders the Fire finally capitalized on the ineptitude of the remainder of the Eastern Conference by laying claim to one of the top five spots in the East. By doing so they’ve put themselves into a position to rely solely on... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match day

Starting line ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Berry, Soumare, Anibaba M Lindpere, Rios, Larentowicz, Nyarko F Magee, Anangono Bench: Tornaghi, Jumper, Alex, Duka, Pause, Amarikwa, Rolfe Revolution GK Shuttleworth D Farrell, Tierney, Goncalves, McCarthy M Caldwell, Rowe, Nguyen, Sene F Fagundez, Imbongo Bench: Stuver, Barnes, Soares, Dorman, Agudelo, Barrett, Davies

Revolution 2 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

It may not be time to write off the Fire’s playoff chances but this loss makes the task all the more difficult. With an opportunity to move further away from New England and creep closer to the fifth spot  in the East, the Fire delivered a dud that dampens much of the excitement generated by... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match preview

Every game is big from this point forward. As the Eastern Conference playoff race approaches the stretch run every club still has a realistic chance of qualifying for postseason play (with the exception of DC and Toronto FC). The Fire are two points behind fifth place Houston and only one point ahead of the Revolution.... Read more »

Revolution 1 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

After a shocking 3-1 loss to Philadelphia at home on October 3 that could have been written off as an isolated flat performance, the Fire seemingly redeemed themselves a week later with a solid 2-0 victory over New York.  That win pulled the club to within three points of Sporting Kansas City and the Eastern... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Gargan, Anibaba, Berry, Segares M Fernandez, Pause, Paladini, Nyarko F Rolfe, MacDonald Bench: Tornaghi, Friedrich, Videira, Bone, Pineda, Alex, Oduro Revolution GK Shuttleworth D Alston, Soares, Barnes, Guy M Fagundez, Simms, Gavin, Rowe F Imbongo, Bengston Bench: Reis, Tierney, Nyassi, Toja, Brettschneider, Cardenas, Purdie

Revolution 2 Fire 0 - Recap and Ratings

This one will sting for a while and the Fire will have two weeks to stew in the aftermath.  After coming out to start the second half with full control of the first fifteen minutes of play the Fire’s defense completely collapsed allowing New England attackers to run free into the penalty area for two... Read more »