9:32 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Boston Herald 8 hours ago
No doubt Nguyen most valuable to Revs

No doubt Nguyen most valuable to Revs

Lee Nguyen took the long and winding road from promising midfielder to Revolution linchpin. His journey included stints in Denmark, Netherlands and Vietnam and a brief and humbling interlude in Vancouver. He toiled away earnestly for the chance to reveal his best qualities consistently, secure a prominent place in a successful team and transform into one of the top candidates for MLS’ Most Valuable Player award.
The Bent Musket 15 hours ago

Lee Nguyen Voted October MLS Player of the Month

The fans voted, and Lee Nguyen's impressive form during the Revs playoff push in October earned him the MLS honor. Okay, so that's not the trophy you get for winning player of the month (pretty sure that's the Midnight Riders supporters "Man of the Year" award), but Lee Nguyen is going to have to find some room on that crowded 2014 trophy shelf for more awards. As if Nguyen needed anything else on his 2014 MLS MVP candidate resume, he can now add October 2014 Player of the Month honor to an already staggering list of accomplishments this season. Nguyen led the New England Revolution to a...
The Bent Musket 19 hours ago

Jose Goncalves, The Most Important Player You Aren't Talking About In New England

The reigning Defender of the Year Jose Goncalves has had a rather bumpy 2014 campaign, but he still possesses the necessary skills to move back into to the top tier of MLS defenders. When you study the New England Revolution's performances, it is Lee Nguyen and Jermaine Jones that undoubtedly catch the eye. The duo blends together a colorful mix of attacking firepower, skill, and a defensive prowess unparalleled across the collective midfields of MLS. When planning against the Revolution, stopping Nguyen from finding pockets of space, and limiting the time Jones has on the ball is...
The Bent Musket Oct 25, 2014

Revolution 1-0 Toronto: Nguyen Pushes New England to Season Finale Victory

Lee Nguyen propelled the Revolution to a 1-0 win in their season finale. The playoffs beckon to the New England Revolution, and they're heading into them in fine form. Toronto FC was the last victim of the regular season, falling 1-0 to a rampaging Revs side that really should have won by far more. Despite a glut of scoring chances (especially in the second half), only one goal was scored, and that by team MVP Lee Nguyen, who padded his stats to 18 goals on the season. Toronto hit the crossbar and had several chances, but it was a Revolution-dominated match through and through. Nguyen's...
The Bent Musket Oct 23, 2014

Dynamo Midfielder Luis Garrido Issued Suspension, Fine for Foul on Lee Nguyen

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued a suspension and fine to Luis Garrido for a foul on Nguyen that took place on Oct. 16. The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued a one-game suspension to Houston Dynamo midfielder Luis Garrido for the elbow he delivered to Lee Nguyen in the 25th minute of last Thursday’s game. Not only will Garrido miss the Dynamo’s season finale against the Chicago Fire, but he will also be forced to pay a fine for an undisclosed amount. The elbow, which connected with Nguyen’s neck, was whistled by the referee, but it didn’t garner a card. Upon review,...

Nguyen again sparks Revs to victory

If there’s a mantra the Revolution have lived by this year, it’s this: When in doubt, leave it to Lee Nguyen. The team’s leading scorer tallied twice to send the New England Revolution (16-13-4, 52 points) to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo (11-16-6, 39 points) on Thursday at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. After Giles Barnes opened the scoring in the 37th minute, Nguyen tied it in the 65th minute on a curling shot that found the upper corner of the net.
The Bent Musket Oct 16, 2014

Revolution 2-1 Dynamo: Nguyen Builds MVP Case With Brace

Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen continued to do what he does on Thursday night, knocking home two goals to power the Revs past the Houston Dynamo in Texas. With the playoffs locked up, the New England Revolution faced the Houston Dynamo with other goals in mind. To wit, they guaranteed themselves a top-three finish on Thursday night with a 2-1 comeback victory, and midfielder Lee Nguyen continued to accumulate support for his MVP credentials by scoring both goals. The Dynamo opened the scoring with a speed-and-hustle goal from Giles Barnes, but the second half belonged to the Revs. Nguyen...

Nguyen fitting hero in Revs' clincher

Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen had every reason to smile following Saturday’s 2-2 draw against the Impact. Not only did his squad clinch a postseason berth with the result, but it was Nguyen’s 69th-minute cheeky chip shot strike over the reach of goalkeeper Evan Bush that leveled the terms for good and allowed the Revolution to walk off the Stade Saputo pitch with smiles on their faces. “Of course, I meant to chip him,” Nguyen told reporters with a laugh after the match.
Boston Herald Oct 12, 2014
Revolution clinch playoff spot with tie

Revolution clinch playoff spot with tie

MONTREAL — Lee Nguyen scored in the 69th minute to give the New England Revolution the point they needed to clinch an Eastern Conference playoff spot in a 2-2 tie with the Montreal Impact on Saturday.Kelyn Rowe also scored for New England, 7-1-1 in its last nine matches and 15-13-4 overall. Marco Di Vaio scored twice for Montreal (6-18-8).Nguyen tied it on a chip shot from the edge of the area that appeared to go off defender Calum Mallaces foot and drop behind goalkeeper Evan Bush. Nguyen has 15 goals this season.

Nguyen, Revs salvage draw in Montreal

The New England Revolution booked their ticket to the postseason thanks to Lee Nguyen's spectacular chip shot in the 69th minute, which allowed his squad to secure a 2-2 draw versus the Montreal Impact on Saturday at Stade Saputo. With his team down following a 40th-minute Marco Di Vaio goal, Nguyen took a short pass from Scott Caldwell and, with a defender closing on him near the edge of the box, lofted the ball over the reach of Evan Bush to level the match with just over 30 minutes left.
The Bent Musket Oct 11, 2014

Revolution 2-2 Impact: Nguyen's Incredible Equalizer Powers New England Into Playoffs

The Revs pushed their way into the playoffs, clinching a spot with a 2-2 draw at Montreal. Kelyn Rowe scored a pretty goal, but Lee Nguyen may have sewn up goal of the year. It was ugly, but two moments of sheer brilliance pushed the New England Revolution to a draw against the Montreal Impact on Saturday afternoon. With that point, the Revs have clinched a playoff spot for the second season in a row. The talking point, however, will be Lee Nguyen's remarkable equalizer. Nguyen's audacious chip came in the 69th minute, tying the match for the Revs after two Marco di Vaio goals sandwiched an...
The Bent Musket Oct 5, 2014

Jones on Nguyen's International Future: "If he keeps going at this pace, his time will come"

Lee Nguyen continued his historic season with a goal against the Columbus Crew. On Saturday night, Lee Nguyen did what he’s done all season: score an important goal. His most recent tally came in the 20th minute of the New England Revolution’s match against the Columbus Crew. Jermaine Jones initiated the attack when he found Teal Bunbury on the right flank. Bunbury took a few touches before putting in cross that eventually landed on Nguyen’s foot. The midfielder knew just what to do as he beat Steve Clark for his team-leading 14th goal of the season. Head coach Jay Heaps expressed his...
The Bent Musket Oct 2, 2014

Lee Nguyen's Case For A USMNT Call-Up, 2016 Copa America

Lee Nguyen's recent performances are building a strong case for him to be included in the United States Men's National team. Is he the next MVP or the next central midfielder for the USMNT? He could very well be both. The name on the lips of fans and pundits of MLS the past few months is Lee Nguyen. Why? Because he's good. No. He's really good. People everywhere are starting to realize that the 5'8 artisan is just as talented as anyone else in America. He not only leads his team with 13 goals and 4 assists, but he brings a rare package of skill, balance, vision, and work rate that is...

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