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Julie Ertz (8) celebrates her goal with Megan Rapinoe, one of several starters who sat out Sunday’s win over Chile.

FRANK DELL’APA | WORLD CUP ANALYSIS

Even with a number of starters sitting out, US dominates

Carli Lloyd and Julie Ertz, reserves in the opening rout of Thailand, scored the goals in a 3-0 win over Chile.

Carli Lloyd (left) scored twice in the US’s 3-0 win over Chile in the Women’s World Cup.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Carli Lloyd scores twice as US shuts out Chile in Women’s World Cup

The win clinched a spot in the knockout round for the defending champions.

Canada's Nichelle Prince, right, celebrates with Canada's Allysha Chapman after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup Group E soccer match between Canada and New Zealand in Grenoble, France, Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Canada qualifies for knockout stage of Women’s World Cup

Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince scored second-half goals in a 2-0 win over New Zealand.

VALENCIENNES, FRANCE - JUNE 15: Dominique Bloodworth of the Netherlands celebrates after scoring her team's second goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group E match between Netherlands and Cameroon at Stade du Hainaut on June 15, 2019 in Valenciennes, France. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

FRANK DELL’APA I WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ANALYSIS

Netherlands latest European team to advance at Women’s World Cup

A 3-1 win over Cameroon put the Dutch in position to win Group D.

United States' Alex Morgan, second right, celebrates after scoring her side's 12th goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Thailand at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Morgan scored five goals during the match. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

US women’s soccer team running up the score on Thailand was a bad look

Is it too much to ask for a little old-fashioned dignity and sportsmanship — even at this high level of play?

LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 14: Jodie Taylor of England celebrates scoring the winning goal with Beth Mead during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between England and Argentina at on June 14, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup

Jodie Taylor lifts England into second round of Women’s World Cup

Argentina goalkeeper Vanina Correa was nearly flawless — she even stopped a penalty kick — until Taylor connected in the 61st minute

Brazil's Marta shoots a penalty kick to score the opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Brazil at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Women’s World Cup Analysis

Injured Marta unable to give Brazil the lift it needed

She apparently has not fully recovered from a thigh injury, and lasted only a half in Brazil’s 3-2 loss to Australia.

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE - JUNE 13: Chloe Logarzo of Australia celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's second goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group C match between Australia and Brazil at Stade de la Mosson on June 13, 2019 in Montpellier, France. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Australia defeats Brazil on own goal

An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind victory even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal.

Bruce Arena, newly hired New England Revolution's coach and sports director, left, and Revolution President Brian Bilello, right, face reporters, Thursday, May 16, 2019, during an MLS soccer news conference at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. Arena, a five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach, was hired Tuesday, May 14. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

frank dell’apa | soccer notes

Revolution have regained their confidence under Bruce Arena

Unbeaten in their last five, the Revolution are maintaining possession on offense and composed defensively.

VALENCIENNES, FRANCE - JUNE 12: Almuth Schult of Germany saves from Nahikari Garcia of Spain during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group B match between Germany and Spain at Stade du Hainaut on June 12, 2019 in Valenciennes, France. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

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Germany ekes out another 1-0 win at Women’s World Cup

The second-ranked Germans got past Spain in their second game on a goal in the 42nd minute.

REIMS, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Alex Morgan of the USA celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's fifth goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group F match between USA and Thailand at Stade Auguste Delaune on June 11, 2019 in Reims, France. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Alex Morgan scores 5 goals as United States routs Thailand in World Cup opener

The Americans set a World Cup mark for most goals in a 13-0 victory on Tuesday in France.

United States' Megan Rapinoe, left, and United States' scorer Mallory Pugh, right, celebrate their side's 11th goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Thailand at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ANALYSIS

Mismatch in US game wasn’t a great look for Women’s World Cup

By expanding to 24 teams, FIFA risked including teams with little chance of advancing, as Thailand showed.

United States' forward Alex Morgan (C) and teammates take part in a training session as part of the France 2019 Women's World Cup on June 8, 2019 in Reims, western France. (Photo by FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI / AFP)FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ANALYSIS

The US is the team to beat at the World Cup, and we get a first look on Tuesday

The defending champions open what could be a difficult tournament road against Thailand.

Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the France 2019 Women's World Cup Group E football match between Canada and Cameroon, on June 10, 2019, at the Mosson Stadium in Montpellier, southern France. (Photo by Pascal GUYOT / AFP)PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images

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Canada kicks off World Cup right; Argentina gets draw

Kadeisha Buchanan headed home the lone goal in victory against Cameroon, while longtime power Japan was held to a scoreless draw by Argentina, its first point in its finals history.

Cristiane scored three goals for Brazil in a Women’s World Cup win over Jamaica.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Cristiane’s hat trick leads Brazil past Jamaica

The win snapped a nine-game losing streak for Brazil.

Germany's defender Giulia Gwinn (2R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the France 2019 Women's World Cup Group B football match between Germany and China, on June 8, 2019, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Germany opens its World Cup with win over China

Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner for the two-time champions.

Spain's forward Jennifer Hermoso (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a second penalty kick during the France 2019 Women's World Cup Group B football match between Spain and South Africa, on June 8, 2019, at the Oceane Stadium in Le Havre, northwestern France. (Photo by Damien MEYER / AFP)DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ANALYSIS

European teams dominate at Women’s World Cup

The Germans beat China, 1-0; Spain rallied for a 3-1 win over South Africa; and Norway crushed Nigeria, 3-0.

France's Amandine Henry, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring her side's fourth goal during the Group A soccer match between France and South Korea on the occasion of the Women's World Cup at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ANALYSIS

Women’s World Cup gets off on the right foot

A crowd of 45,261 filled Parc des Princes in Paris to cheer the home squad in a lopsided victory.

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 07: Wendie Renard of France scores her team's second goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group A match between France and Korea Republic at Parc des Princes on June 07, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Host France begins Women’s World Cup with a bang

Les Bleues routed South Korea as 6-foot-2-inch Wendie Renard scored twice on headers.

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 02: Carles Gil #22 of New England Revolution works to keep the ball from Efrain Alvarez #26 of Los Angeles Galaxy during a game at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 02, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)

Frank Dell’Apa | Soccer notebook

Bruce Arena’s infectious attitude paying off for Revolution

Arena was at ease as he coached the Revolution to a 2-1 victory last Saturday in his debut.

The United States women's national team walks out onto the pitch before the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Mexico, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Harrison, N.J. The U.S. won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

A guide to the 2019 Women’s World Cup soccer tournament

Play begins Friday in France, and the US is the top-ranked team and defending champion.

United States' Justin Rennicks, right, duels for the ball with Ukraine's Denys Popov during the Group D U20 World Cup soccer match between Ukraine and USA in Bielsko Biala, Poland, Friday, May 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Revolution’s Justin Rennicks scores game-winner for US vs. France in U-20 World Cup

Rennicks, a South Hamilton native, scored off a rebound in the 83rd minute, sending the US into the quarterfinals.

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 02: Joe Corona #14 of Los Angeles Galaxy and Juan Agudelo #17 of New England Revolution fight for control of the ball during the second half of a game at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 02, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)

Revolution 2, LA Galaxy 1

Revolution win in Bruce Arena’s debut as New England coach

Carles Gil set up both goals as the Revolution, now 2-0-2 in their last four, beat the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp lifts the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Champions League

Liverpool beats Tottenham in Champions League final

Mohamed Saleh and Divock Origi scored as Liverpool won its sixth European title.

Bruce Arena, newly hired New England Revolution's coach and sports director, takes questions from reporters, Thursday, May 16, 2019 during an MLS soccer news conference at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. Arena, a five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach, was hired Tuesday, May 14. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

REVOLUTION VS. GALAXY I SUNDAY, 10:30 P.M., NBCSB

Bruce Arena’s Revolution face tough road test at LA Galaxy

Arena, who coached the Galaxy from 2008-16, won three MLS Cups during his time in LA.

Bruce Arena, newly hired New England Revolution's coach and sports director takes questions from reporters, Thursday, May 16, 2019 during an MLS soccer news conference at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. Arena, a five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach, was hired Tuesday, May 14. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Bruce Arena takes the Revolution’s reins for Sunday’s game

The new coach will be on the sideline for the first time as the Revolution face the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Montreal Impact's Mathieu Choiniere, right, battles for the ball with New England Revolution's Brandon Bye during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Montreal, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Revolution hire Richie Williams as an assistant coach

Williams has spent the last 15 years in a variety of coaching roles with MLS and the US men’s national team.

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS - APRIL 27: Juan Agudelo #17 of New England Revolution celebrates after scoring a goal late in the first half of the game against the Sporting Kansas City at Children's Mercy Park on April 27, 2019 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

REVOLUTION 1, D.C. UNITED 1

Wayne Rooney scores late, D.C. United ties up Revolution

Juan Agudelo opened the scoring in the 61st minute but New England was unable to hold onto the lead.

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS - APRIL 27: Juan Agudelo #17 of New England Revolution celebrates after scoring a goal late in the first half of the game against the Sporting Kansas City at Children's Mercy Park on April 27, 2019 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

REVOLUTION 1, D.C. UNITED 1

Wayne Rooney scores late, D.C. United ties up Revolution

Juan Agudelo opened the scoring in the 61st minute but New England was unable to hold onto the lead.

TOPSHOT - Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on April 17, 2019. - The match ended 4-4, but Tottenham progress to the semi finals on goal difference. (Photo by Anthony Devlin / AFP)ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP/Getty Images

FRANK DELL’APA | SOCCER NOTEBOOK

For all of its accomplishments, Manchester City ends season in disappointment

The Citizens went 21-1-1 in all competitions from February on, but fell short in the Champions quarterfinals.

epa03516599 US President of AS Roma, James Pallotta (L), embraces Italian midfielder Daniele De Rossi prior the Italian Serie A soccer match AS Roma vs AC Milan at Olimpico stadium in Rome, Italy, 22 December 2012. EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO

Why Italian soccer fans have been bombarding Boston Facebook comment sections

Boston billionaire James Pallotta has drawn the online ire of AS Roma fans. Local Facebook comment sections have become their forum.

Montreal Impact's Mathieu Choiniere, right, battles for the ball with New England Revolution's Brandon Bye during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Montreal, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Sports Log

Revolution, Impact play to a 0-0 draw

The Revolution defense earned the team’s first shutout of the season.

New England Revolution's Antonio Mlinar Delamea, center, clears the ball away as goalkeeper Cody Cropper, left, defends and Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek (12) pressures on the play during the second half of a friendly soccer match, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

Revolution’s keys to victory over Montreal

New England is in a transitional period but is coming off a win and may be catching the Impact at a vulnerable time.

Bruce Arena, newly hired New England Revolution's coach and sports director, left, and Revolution President Brian Bilello, right, face reporters, Thursday, May 16, 2019, during an MLS soccer news conference at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. Arena, a five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach, was hired Tuesday, May 14. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Bruce Arena has very high hopes for the Revolution

The new coach, who has won five MLS championships, expects “very good progress” in the next couple of years.

Chelsea's César Azpilicueta (28) controls a pass intended for New England Revolution's Nicolas Firmino, right, during the second half of a friendly soccer match, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

Chelsea FC 3, Revolution 0

Revolution no match for Chelsea FC in charity game

The Blues demonstrated a smooth passing game in easily keeping the Revolution on the defensive.

Bruce Arena attends an LA Galaxy David Beckham statue MLS soccer ceremony at Legends Plaza in front of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

FRANK DELL’APA

What Bruce Arena brings to the Revolution

Arena, who has won five MLS Cups and five NCAA titles, will be as as the club’s sporting director and head coach.

Foxborough, MA - 11/13/2017 - At the close of the press conference, a banner is held. Flanked by the Revolution general manager Michael Burns (cq), left, and president Brian Bilello (cq), right, Brad Friedel (cq) is introduced as the new head coach, at Gillette Stadium. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 14Revolution Reporter: Frank Dell'Apa

MLS | New England Revolution

Michael Burns out as Revolution GM; Bruce Arena hired as coach and sporting director

Burns was dismissed on Monday, less than a week after the firing of coach Brad Friedel.

Manchester City celebrates its win over Brighton to capture the English Premier League title.

MANCHESTER CITY 4, BRIGHTON 1

Manchester City defeats Brighton for Premier League title

Aymeric Laporte’s goal in the 38th minute clinched the championship, dashing any hopes Liverpool had at a league title.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mané celebrates one of his two goals against Wolves.

LIVERPOOL FC 2, WOLVES 0

Liverpool FC defeats Wolves, but falls short of Premier League title

Sadio Mané scored twice, but the club finished second in the Premier League standings due to Manchester City’s win.

Foxborough MA 5/11/19 New England Revolution forward Carles Gil (22) losing the ball as San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Jackson Yueill (14) makes a slide tackle during first half MLS action at Gillette Stadium. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

REVOLUTION 3, QUAKES 1

Revolution win big in wake of Brad Friedel firing

Playing for the first time since their second-year manager’s ouster on Thursday, New England rolled at Gillette Stadium to its largest victory of the season.

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS - APRIL 27: Juan Agudelo #17 of New England Revolution celebrates with Tajon Buchanan #11 and Juan Caicedo #9 after scoring during the game against Sporting Kansas City at Children's Mercy Park on April 27, 2019 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Revolution believe they can turn things around after coaching change

“You win two or three games and you’re right back in the mix,” said general manager Mike Burns.

San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas, left, celebrates with Nick Lima, right, after Salinas scored a goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Seattle Sounders, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

EARTHQUAKES AT REVOLUTION | SATURDAY, 7:30 P.M. (NBCSB)

Revolution’s keys to victory over San Jose

Interim coach Mike Lapper gets his first shot at steadying the ship Saturday night vs. the Earthquakes.

Foxboro 02/26/19- The New England Revolution held practice inside the Empower field house at Gillette Stadium. Coach Brad Friedel on the sideline. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

Brad Friedel is fired as coach of the Revolution

Assistant Mike Lapper takes over for Friedel, who was 2-8-2 in his second season.

Football star David Beckham arrives at Bromley Magistrates Court for a hearing after he was spotted using his mobile phone while driving his Bentley, in London, Thursday, May 9, 2019. The magistrate has the power to impose six penalty points and a £200 fine for the charge of using a mobile while driving. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)

Ban it like Beckham: David Beckham banned from driving for 6 months after using his phone behind the wheel

The former soccer star has been banned from driving for six months for using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of his Bentley.

New England Revolution head coach Brad Friedel during the first half of an MLS soccer game against the Columbus Crew, Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

MLS | Fire 5, Revolution 0

Revolution get routed in Chicago by Fire

With this 5-0 setback, the Revolution have now allowed 18 goals in the last four games.