The New England Revolution have hired Brad Friedel as their new head coach, according to Ives Galarcep of Goal.com.
Friedel, 46, played goalkeeper for the Columbus Crew in 1996 and 1997 before spending 18 years in the Premier League and was the starting keeper for the United States National Team in the 2002 World Cup. He has spent the last two years coaching the United States Under-19 National Team.
The Revs fired head coach Jay Heaps and September and Tom Soehn filled in as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
FINAL SCORE: Real Salt Lake 4, New England Revolution 1
IN BRIEF: The Revolution never got off the mat at the RioT, spotting RSL a 2-0 lead in the first 13 minutes and a 4-0 lead after 50. Kelyn Rowe was the lone bright spot, knotting his first goal of the season in the 69th minute. BOX SCORE
WHAT IT MEANS: The Revs are out of playoff contention, but with the three points Thursday night RSL tightened its grip on the sixth and final seed in the Western Conference, with 49 points and a four-point lead over LA Galaxy.
WHERE THEY STAND: The Revs wrap up the 2018 season with one final game, Oct. 28 at home against Montreal Impact.
RSL COMES FIRING OUT THE GATES
BLAST FROM THE BOX
ROWE NETS HIS FIRST OF SEASON
OCT. 28: Vs. Montreal Impact, 4:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Boston)
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