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Major League Soccer first kick 2011 magic

By Ryan Fleming

Did you see the atmosphere in Vancouver this past weekend? If not, you’re missing out. What a special day for the city and even the country. While it was true bliss for one side, it was utter shame for the other. The 4-2 scoreline saw Toronto on the losing side and more than that, the embarrassed side.

For midfielder Dwayne de Rosario, who happened to score the league’s 8,000 goal in his team’s loss, the Canadian international claimed that his team had “no fight.” Watching the game, Rosario’s words couldn’t have been more accurate. Aron Winter’s team looked lost while his defense looked as sturdy as tumbleweed. The Dutch manager has reiterated that the changes wouldn’t come right away, but the first week is an indicator that much needs to be done in Toronto.

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Revs Continue to Improve During Five Game Unbeaten Streak

Kenny Mansally against the Philadelphia Union. Courtesy Revolutionsoccer.net

By Ryan Fleming

What does a five-game unbeaten streak spell out for the New England Revolution? Things are looking up.

The Revs latest game, an entertaining 1-1 tie to Philadelphia at PPL Park just showed how much this team has improved over the last month. On the road coming back from a goal down against a tough Union team isn’t an easy task. The Revolution deserve their kudos.

Sure, the goal was lucky – a free kick goal by Marko Perovic that took a bad bounce past Union keeper Chris Seitz. But for now, things are going New England’s way. The Revs are in the midst of climbing their way out of the Eastern Conference cellar, currently in seventh place with Philadelphia, both having 15 points.

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