New England Revolution
Broadly speaking, there are two distinct types of tactical battle. Sunday's MLS Cup final, which saw the L.A. Galaxy beating the New England Revolution 2-1 after extra time, was particularly interesting because everyone expected one type of tactical battle -- instead, it was the other.
Explaining the different types of tactical battle is simple: it's either about style, in terms of how the opposing sides are attempting to play -- or it's about location, and a specific zone of the pitch.
CARSON, Calif. -- The smile on Jay Heaps' face did little to mask the pain.
The New England Revolution had just lost yet another MLS Cup -- for the third time to the LA Galaxy and fifth overall -- on Sunday afternoon at StubHub Center, this one on MLS MVP Robbie Keane's ruthlessly efficient winner deep into extra time.
As hard as Heaps tried to put a brave face on what was surely the most heart-wrenching defeat of them all, his glistening eyes betrayed him. He'd been on the field as a player for...
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