The New England Revolution, a team that didn’t find the back of the net until their fourth outing, has now scored 10 goals in two games. The most recent outpouring came on Saturday night when the Revs defeated the Philadelphia Union 5-3.
Head coach Jay Heaps praised his team’s balanced attack in the post-game teleconference. Saturday’s game featured goals from AJ Soares, Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Chris Tierney and Patrick Mullins. The game serves as a microcosm of the Revolution’s season as they have gotten tallies from six different players and assists from seven different players.
Perhaps foreshadowing the action that would occur later, both teams had solid chances during the game’s opening minutes. Sharp interplay from the Revs provided Nguyen with a chance that he sent sailing over the net from 12 yards out. Moments later, Sheanon Williams sent in a free kick that forced Brad Knighton to make a spectacular save on an Andrew Wenger header.
Knighton, who ended the night with fou...