Revs Wrap: Revs vs Chivas USA 8/6/11
It was just -- they scored three to fifty bucks US day. Brett -- here Greg Wallace in for Jay heaps tonight. Greg you got to see an exciting game. Five goals. That the -- of whom crawl he'll also Diego for good days in the end though a lot of positive things for the revolution in the attacking third of the field not enough to defeat a good cheapest. -- the positives or are in in the future when you look at what's gonna happen over the next couple weeks that's for all you know medium for goodness get a little bit more playing time. I think on the night look to literacy is a very good team and all we can get better in the second half of the season or toward the end of the season and it's disappointing to. Considering you just had three good results to come home you don't get that I think there -- a lot of questions for Steve -- little work on defensively with all the some looks like maybe attack. Has a little bit of a spark or let's throw it. I'm David -- the LaRoche who's with you really demand. The young man of the hour Diego for the. Yes it's DA and Diego via the MVP of tonight you know. Even despite the loss in a lot of -- get a lot of love down here from his teammates the fans outside and Diego you were telling me that Steve Nicol didn't tell you whether or not you're gonna come in tonight so this -- -- of a surprise for you as well how did it feel -- finally got on the field. Olney on view those really saying -- hoping -- can play a lot and I got the ball. Countries that would chances. I was really excited just to walk on the field includes team. Let's talk about some of your right your goal creations first of all ticket out of the box which set up penalty kick by -- Joseph talked to me that -- It touches it. You just He took his advice good job they had to advice what he's and I did. And then you obviously you scored your first goal you. Career as well you can see that talk to stop them. Kevin Alston -- plain old all this talk. -- is about to have. And may when the ball down at the body on the guy and -- sign -- -- close -- And then the hand gesture to the crowd was actually you tell me a heart rate as a -- to my family who came to own team play today. Now how is a ticket to grow that there. Green has been like 34 weeks and cut it and tackling won't cut it. You can't cut it you got to keep that Jersey Gotti got a save all of this okay you'll get a lot of love outside from the fans pictures tickets this -- experience yet is it. That's chance I had to this year. -- congratulations man great debut over here to let stadium and I hope we will do this again next time I think if they go through and as guys let's go back upstairs. In DA I think that. He can take a shower turned the Jersey I think those skills are built in I think this kid is is one for the future but and He seems. Appropriately. A bit overwhelmed he's poised -- -- it's a big night visit. And I have a quiet let's got to look like it is that it's just the you know the they have a year of the retrieve -- -- -- had a incredible there at some points and I'll tell you all yeah hey you know what. The kid's got a little bit of swagger we saw it in. The development academy the He had something different from most the other young players out there. It's the intelligence speed -- thought that you talked about. But He also it's it's like a belief in himself and usually talked about his place talks like a soccer having talks about -- in. Listen to the coach to note that you know when you're in a situation like this. -- little bit smaller than ever wants to win the -- deal that pressure and you feel that body on you. Go ahead and go down to do with you right here right now and I think that that's that's an important thing that he's -- insists that. And then actually put into practice to so many young players don't actually there and execute what their learning well it certainly excited the crowd he's doing out there. Tonight another guy who's gonna benefit from the introduction of -- new players it does that still lost you've known her all go up top. I he's with DA right now. This was a 20 lead by achieve -- you're saving guys chip away and obviously it was a incredibly dramatic game at the end was this say about this team that you guys. Gonna stay the course were able to -- to make this a game. It obviously proud of the fact that you know we're going to keep fighting an engine after the and you know at the same time you know. Which you know there is look at it a little bit different you know we're we're definitely you know search for points that's when the season so hopefully next week. Well -- let's talk about the missed opportunities in the first half because I spoke to some coaches are at halftime and they felt like you guys could have been up two or three goals how tough was that -- guys remember that first half missed chances. Yeah absolutely I think that makes you know there's also the more frustrating you know I thought you know we put -- under a lot of pressure though you know actually played pretty well especially now. In the beginning of the game and just didn't happen forks and hosting deterrent constant and you know connect there in the box and then give up the Eagles counter attacks -- we -- giveaway too much of an assist. Stings a little bit share -- new pieces of the attack describe for us with the additions of Milton -- -- -- -- -- -- is meant to this team tonight. Yeah -- a lot to ask him on the -- and their annoyance on the field I think it's gonna help us nothing gives us a little bit. More top as far as the size and and then hopefully you know as -- blow for us it was and his. He gets more thing. It never ends in the locker room you know obviously really had to -- sentence. Show and attracts it's a very good players -- -- For you personally and know that you and I spoke before the game talking about. Try to improve communication and your feel with corral your guess that's also something that you'll have to work on as well with these guys are just kind of -- up top with a couple of new pieces right. Yeah absolutely I think you know our idea of an -- that's already got a lot better and I think he's. He's learning you know language -- communicating and were winning and you know it and so I think you know it's a work in progress. Hopefully -- -- pitcher Zach thanks so much. Actual loss to guys let's go back to you. Extent thanks go to work all night all right great that the revolution. Coming off the -- three game unbeaten streak on the road really want to get off on the right foot as we look at the highlights are in the first half. They came out of the gates flying trees and good combinations together -- a wide area as well. And they nearly scored a couple of good goals early. So sit on it right. When you talk about getting off on the on the good foot and they did especially in the midfield so we Joseph was being just getting -- and and causing chances. Creating chances -- -- great chance to write talk of that game to put put this one away that's the one where the coach says. Over five -- from the tonight. He needs to finish them for his -- similarly a little bit later. I -- lost it was a great ball for the new guys -- audio back across basic goal taking less of a clear cut chance but still charity that I did not connect on that left -- And have a good chance to the ball laughter. The far post Arroyo does everything right. The knock it back brought. The opportunity -- and very quick as you can maybe excuse them but really at this level -- -- -- put it would mean at 31 the first -- -- USA golf. -- abroad got Marino. This is this is about the brilliance of of the Broncos cross but also the revolution failing to step up to Simon Elliott giving him that space and time. It's -- spring we'll -- who hit the perfect ball. Marino scrapping in the middle part of the loses sight of him brutal getting behind it's a quick one touch into the the one nothing NN time in the second half. The reds have some good stuff early but all of a miscue. -- double the advantage to keep -- USA. Really important here there is one of -- defensively does well to recover and He got the block give them the ball. Fortunately from -- -- actually dropped back down that we put to the left foot. With the introduction of sixteen year old Diego for good -- the biggest difference is He gets fouled in the area. Leading to a penalty kick instant impact off the bench for the kid from -- -- the captain steps up. To bury the penalty and it's 21 great vision starts of the -- probably pick nothing Kennedy to do with the good that the one who created it and couple more chances -- -- for the revolution just there was they're getting it. If you keep it to run with the incredible save going to his left. It is awful lie and then the red. -- numbers forward and get opened up here this little too easy did you us US in the 31 but to -- the united -- -- best parts were the pivotal. For letting Johnson get around the left side. Little unlucky opportunity track back with -- parade no ball dropped him to -- the LeBron the situation over the blocker gradually happens. It's 86 the kid does it again fighting off with a better. And scoring his first professional goal of the revolution uniform -- talked about playing the body the body. That sort of grabbing an ugly there at the pulling the defender out of this a little bit with the good good good well -- it is coming out doesn't feel the pressure but did you goalkeeper coming out of US USA today that story doesn't last all for the post and to preserve. The free to advance -- your final stats. Good -- -- us USA seventeen and nine shots on goal eight to five a huge disparity corner kicks 901. Possession even on the second half but in the end the numbers that matter. Three needed to in favor the visitors as the -- fault for the second straight time at home which He -- Frustrate the head coach Steve Nicol -- doubt the media right now. Well Eagles the Eagles -- news atrocious. -- when. You think if we -- feel it because the schools have a -- You know. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It'll go up to anyone -- we should have until. And again component entry through it and we could have been 566. Feet with a Feagles and atrocious Italy count. You know. He'll always defend defend the playoffs. You know occasionally. Occasionally when when you're defense schedule goes without then you know. Who's He does -- -- in place and -- go to an atrocious. -- And then -- really. Really defensively relent and the rest of the team to an -- was really two great chances from in -- toss He -- into anything -- we -- schooled. -- lost again. Very you know. But we should be 20 you know. Proving it to and then we get when we get an attainable goal. Difference of one of the mountain. Do. We know we're going to be -- -- -- -- have to -- defensively -- who would go followed with fill in the holes. And actually didn't. You know as -- as much -- two Eagles a couple of -- she's just off. The source of the problem was when we were actually attack in the books. You know we need to fill fill holes and I sort of when the ball is not -- different. Than we -- We either win this thing in the next ball always make it difficult for them to TK we didn't do well that's one of those deals. You know He never. -- from talking to lose Feagles you know we didn't we we don't. We pressure the silly personal. Posted fully can't you know if when the only chance is today you know felt would have achieved this. But went to make sure that when we went full out. Defensively it was filled in the gaps filled in the holes and I didn't. You know the guys go fault and we didn't do that so you know we end up. In the up dragon balls go to the opposite you really enough and because you don't fill the holes and everybody's gotten on 6070 outs and two either. Nicholas that tackle defend a coma. And I was of these pro. -- the spot penalties. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Because he's he's been doing Vince -- you know he's He just likes to play agencies enthusiasm. Who actually go football's brand and so it was an opening at the end Moreland. Primitive concepts are dubious penalty a single we will He -- well. Well as. The fans that I get some autographs from the revolution players on a night when Diego for good doesn't know -- you made impressive debuts. In revolution uniforms. We get an email from -- Matt who asked how important it was you know. Not getting those early goals if you look at the stats. Greg the reds are all nine in tune out when they give up the first school their 41 in five only one loss at ten when they score first. Those chances for Cochran and teary the reds are still lamenting those misses and. Those of stats that actually holds true -- analyst for the most part they're very few teams that analyst. That they come back to get a win let alone you know some -- the draw that's about it but. In this case the revolution had to -- at home. You going to take -- to your opponent and that you don't typical and that's the frustration but it I think you look at what Steve Nichols saying into thinking is that. They should've been up two -- at halftime and sit -- down one -- -- not to -- that should have been up 21 because you get that first goal. In instincts and everything AJ Wilson and everything changes so you can hear the frustration from the defensive side absent from Steve Nicol in this one. And that's not something that's always come out this year Baltimore about the attack in the struggles to get chances to put them away. In this case though he's he's much more frustrated with the defense in the way that those schools would have been out. Great headed back in the Booth and back on -- -- a good job would be nice to see. Are at the reds now move on to take on the Columbus Crew on the top teams in the east. -- -- the -- Comcast sports and the revolution radio network and the rest of basketball -- -- the two game homestand. Against the Houston Dynamo on the seventeenth Wednesday night. And you can get tickets by going 1877. Get -- you wrapped things up I think it's Madonna and Sean Jets in the truck the rest were excellent. Press sports production and energy and production. Team -- to the final. For Jay heaps. Greg Wallace and there in the -- I'm Brett films.
There were some positives for the Revs to take away from this game including a strong debut performance by Diego Fagundez. Unfortunately they were on the losing end of a 3-2 final score.