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Rapid Reaction: Henry goal helps New York Red Bulls beat the New England Revolution

By Kevin Koczwara

The New England Revolution were unable to take advantage of a depleted New York Red Bulls team today and loss, 1-0, at Red Bull Arena. New York capitalized in the 7th minute when Thierry Henry scored a magnificant chip from outside the area, beating a stretched Stephen McCarthy to the ball. The Red Bulls held on to the lead for the remainder of the game despite losing Henry to a hamstring injury in the 23rd minute and relentless pressure from the Revolution.

Some thoughts on the game…

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Revolution on right track heading into home opener with D.C. United

Steve Nicol looks to have the Revolution on the right track heading into its home opener on Saturday after a dramatic 1-1 draw with the Galaxy last Sunday. (Courtesy Revolutionsoccer.net/Keith Nordstrom))

By Ryan Fleming

Surprises have come early to the New England Revolution.

Many predicted the Los Angeles Galaxy to push aside the lowly Revs, last year’s afterthought come playoff time. Instead, the Revs, behind captain Shalrie Joseph ,showed David Beckham, Landon Donovan and the rest of the Galaxy exactly how this year is different.

Amidst torrential rain, the Revs left the West coast with a point, a huge accomplishment to any MLS team.

“It feels good starting the first game of the season getting a point on the road against a huge team like LA. Coming down here and getting a point is good for our confidence,” Joseph said after the game.

Confidence is something that wandered away from the Revs locker room as last season wore on. The Revs found themselves near the bottom of the Eastern Conference and out of a playoff spot for the first time since 2001. This season, despite only one game, the Revs are already noticeably different.

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