FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The dictionary defines optimism as “hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something,” and “the feeling that in the future good things are more likely to happen than bad things.”
See also: the New England Revolution following the 2019 season.
That optimism is the overwhelming sentiment in New England is quite remarkable considering the context of where the Revs were six months ago, sat at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings following back-to-back five-goal losses to Philadelphia and Chicago. But that’s the Bruce Arena effect.