The New England Revolution tied the Houston Dynamo 1-1 in an important Eastern Conference showdown. Saer Sene struck first in the 65th minute before Will Bruin brought things level in the 76th. The Revs will be upset with the result as they are currently without a playoff spot but they should be encouraged by Sene’s recent form.
There were a number of questions concerning Sene’s role on the team after the Frenchman underwent ACL surgery last September. Sene, who missed the opening four games of 2013, made seven substitute appearances before getting his first start of the season against the LA Galaxy, a game in which he scored.
“I had a hard injury last year,” Sene explained. “Mentally I wanted to get back…You have to be patient. I wanted to come back like I was last year but you have to go step-by-step.”
Even after becoming a regular starter, Sene hardly looked like the same player that he was last year when he led the team with 11 goals. Sene showed a tendency to d...