New England Revolution
NEW YORK -- Orlando City hosts New York City FC on March 8 in the opening game for Major League Soccer's expansion teams.
The league said on Friday that NYCFC plays New England on March 15 in its home opener at Yankee Stadium.
MLS' 20th season starts on March 6 with the champion Los Angeles Galaxy at home against Chicago in a Friday night game. The following day's schedule has Montreal at D.C. United, Toronto at Vancouver, Columbus at Houston, Colorado at Philadelphia, Real Salt Lake at Portland...
Broadly speaking, there are two distinct types of tactical battle. Sunday's MLS Cup final, which saw the L.A. Galaxy beating the New England Revolution 2-1 after extra time, was particularly interesting because everyone expected one type of tactical battle -- instead, it was the other.
Explaining the different types of tactical battle is simple: it's either about style, in terms of how the opposing sides are attempting to play -- or it's about location, and a specific zone of the pitch.
CARSON, Calif. -- The smile on Jay Heaps' face did little to mask the pain.
The New England Revolution had just lost yet another MLS Cup -- for the third time to the LA Galaxy and fifth overall -- on Sunday afternoon at StubHub Center, this one on MLS MVP Robbie Keane's ruthlessly efficient winner deep into extra time.
As hard as Heaps tried to put a brave face on what was surely the most heart-wrenching defeat of them all, his glistening eyes betrayed him. He'd been on the field as a player for...