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Episode 17: Big City Blues

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This week, the boys run a group therapy session about the Revs' 2-1 loss at NYCFC. This one hurt. Had New England picked up their first road win of 2017, those three points would have moved them up two spots in the Eastern Conference table and put them just four points below the red line. Instead, they remain near the bottom, and seven points outside the playoff picture. After leading 1-0 with just about 30 minutes to go, it's clear that this was a blown opportunity and this team is still struggling to close out games. 

Teal Bunbury remains hot and has turned that chip on his shoulder into a legitimate case for remaining in the starting XI. He's notched five goals in the last six games, but is he the Revs' most consistent player of late?

New defender Claude Dielna impressed in his MLS debut. His physical presence is a welcome additional to what has often been a porous back line. 

Benji Angoua's temper has Head Coach Jay Heaps concerned. "We couldn't calm him down," he said after Angoua was booked with a yellow card after a late challenge in the 53rd minute. That yellow is his fifth of the season and will keep him out the Revs' match at DC United this weekend. 

Injury report: Lee Nguyen missed the NY match after being injured during warmups; Diego Fagundez took a tough shot to head forcing him off the pitch and Xavier Koussai came out as a precaution after cramping up -- all three were active in training as of Tuesday. The big question is how bad is Kelyn Rowe's knee injury? Heaps said he was still being evaluated after having an MRI. 

Jon and Alex fire up the Huot 8000 to look at the Revs' difficult playoff path and give you a heads up on the matches to watch this week that will impact that effort. 

Finally, we'll look ahead to New England's Saturday visit to RFK stadium in a must-win match if they hope to make a push to get above the red line. 

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