Originally posted on Total MLS  |  Last updated 10/9/12
Well, that felt far too familiar. This year losing by one goal is something New England Revolution has done more often than not. This week against the Philadelphia Union we lost by a single goal again with the added bonus of a retro temper tantrum from Benny Feilhaber. Last season our Revs offensive futility was a horrendous trainwreck of missed shots and blunted build-ups. Injuries and a pervasive lack of confidence (in teammates, in our ability to compete for 90 minutes, etc.) saw our defense evolve from vulnerable, through fragile, to brittle. Just to be clear, that last sentence was intended to describe the Revs' 2011 season, though it could just as easily be used to describe this game against Philadelphia. This season, our 2012 Revs have competed deeper into 90 minutes and generated more shots and goals. Jerry Bengston, after a great demonstration of following a play through from Diego Fagundez, pulled the ball away from Philly's defenders and goal keeper, MacMath. Drif...
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