Revolution

BSJ Match Report: Revolution 2, Colorado 1 – A sodden night provides 3 important points, lifts Revs to 8th

All you need to know about the Revolution’s 2-1 win over the 10-man Colorado Rapids early Friday morning in quickie form, complete with BSJ insight and analysis:

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Revs now at seven straight without a loss: Don’t look now Boston sports fans, but the usually forgotten sons of our athletic passions are on a pretty darn good run right now. Thanks to a game which saw three separate weather delays due to severe weather in the Denver area and ended shortly after 2:15 a.m., New England now has gone seven straight games in the league without tasting defeat (4-0-3) thanks to their 2-1 win over the 10-man Rapids. The Revolution are now up to eighth place (6-8-5, 23 points) in the Eastern Conference, with Toronto FC (also 6-8-5) only ahead due to a superior goal difference (-3 to -14). The Revs have also improved to 5-0-2 against Western Conference sides in 2019.

Rubio pulls Rapids close: The tourists had a 2-0 lead and Colorado had looked thoroughly gassed, yielding plenty of space to New England. But in the last 20 minutes,