After an eventful weekend in the soccer world, there is plenty of news to cover this morning.
Despite entering the match missing seven players due to injury and one due to suspension, the Revolution emerged with a 1-0 victory against Atlas on Sunday at Gillette Stadium, earning the club the top spot in Group B of SuperLiga 2009 and a place in the tournament’s semifinals.
In today’s articles, Evan McDonald of the Boston Globe quotes Revs’ player Nico Colaluca after his first start of the season, while Kenny Mansally speaks to the Boston Herald‘s Kyle McCarthy about his game-winning goal.
McCarthy also highlights the Revs in his pieces on MLSnet.com and Goal.com. On MLSnet.com, he recaps Sunday’s game which propelled the club to the top spot in its group. Meanwhile on Goal.com, he spotlights the Revs and their depth issues in his Monday MLS breakdown. He also bumps New England down one spot to #12 in his Power Rankings this week.
Lastly, in international soccer news, the Associated Press recaps the US men’s unfortunate loss to Brazil in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday afternoon.