Friday, November 16, 2007

MLS Cup Offers Familiar Faces

By Jeff Kassouf

When the final whistle blows on Sunday afternoon at RFK Stadium, several trends will have either been officially continued or finally halted. For the third consecutive year and astoundingly for the fourth time in six years, the New England Revolution find themselves in MLS Cup.

Either New England can end their misery and finally get over the hump to claim a league title, or the Houston Dynamo will have won their second straight title over their Eastern Conference foes. If they were to do so, they would bring the Rev’s record to 0-4 in MLS Cup, and they will have added themselves to the top of New England’s grudge list along with the Los Angeles Galaxy.