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The Bent Musket Jul 15, 2016

Lee Nguyen Beats Maxi Urruti, Wins MLS Goal of the Week

Was he deserving? A week removed from a 3-1 win over Columbus Crew SC, Lee Nguyen defeated FC Dallas forward Maxi Urruti to win MLS Goal of the Week. Nguyen's strike arrived on the end of a broken Chris Tierney cross. After trapping a weak clearance with his chest, Nguyen ripped a volley past a sprawling Steve Clark and into the upper left corner of the net. The goal was Nguyen's 5th of the season. Urruti's goal followed a similar passage of play. A far-post shot—put dangerously across the goal mouth—was poorly cleared, and Urruti had all the space he needed to put a bicycle-kick...
The Bent Musket Jul 12, 2016

Lee Nguyen Nominated for MLS Goal of the Week, Faces Kevin Doyle in Round One

The Revs' creative engine squares off with Kevin Doyle in round one of this week's voting. Cast your vote now. Lee Nguyen earned league-wide recognition this week when he stunned Steve Clark and Columbus Crew SC with a volley from distance. The goal—Nguyen's 5th of the season—gave the Revs an early lead, helping the club to an eventual 3-2 win. Now contending for MLS Goal of the Week, Nguyen's strike takes on Kevin Doyle's slippery shot past Vancouver's David Ousted. The Rapids ultimately tied the Whitecaps, 2-2. This matchup represents the first of three voting rounds as fans select a...
The Bent Musket Jul 9, 2016

Revolution 3, Crew 1 - Lee Nguyen, Kei Kamara Score as New England Rebounds at Home

Lee score first, Kei scored last and the Revs didn't let a late first half goal affect them in a solid victory at Gillette Stadium. The New England Revolution had seen this scenario just a week ago: Score two first half goals, allow a late goal before half time. But unlike that road game in Montreal that would end in a 2-3 loss, the Revs were able to add to their lead and seemed in control from the start against Columbus Crew SC in a 3-1 win. Lee Nguyen got things started off with what should be a surefire Goal of the Week winner in just the third minute. Absolute ROCKET....

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