Rapid Reaction: Revs 0, Sporting K.C. 0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Revolution failed to a find the back of the net for the second straight game in Saturday's 0-0 draw to Sporting Kansas City at Gillette Stadium.

New England's Matt Reis made four saves to earn his second straight shutout of the season while Jimmy Nielsen didn't need to make a single stop to earn his second shutout in a row.

With the draw, the Revolution's record went to 1-1-1 (4 points) while Sporting Kansas City's mark went to 1-1-2 (5 points).

What it means: Without the services of striker Jerry Bengtson, the Revolution not only failed to score; they didn't put a single shot on net. Both sides struggled with the wind, which wreaked havoc on a number of aerial balls during the first half. The production that Jay Heaps demanded from his midfield fell on deaf ears, as the attack didn't record their first shot until the 77th minute. Overall, it was the exact opposite kind of game Heaps was looking in the first home game of the season.

Stat of the game: The Revolution collected 352 passes on the match, while Sporting K.C. collected 286. While it was hard to tell, the Revolution strung together just enough passes to tip the possession scale in their favor (54.6 percent), but their form routinely evaporated as they approached the final third.

Reis returns: Matt Reis returned to action on Saturday after missing last week's contest in Philadelphia due to left knee irritation.

Barrett gets the nod up top: With Jerry Bengtson unavailable due to international duty, veteran striker Chad Barrett took the target forward's spot in the starting XI. He went 64 minutes before being subbed out for Ryan Guy.

Scoreless streak against Sporting K.C.: The Revolution's scoreless run against K.C. ran to 412 minutes in the scoreless draw. The last Revolution strike against K.C. came from Rajko Lekic in the 38th minute of a 1-1 draw at Kansas City.

Benny's back: Former Revolution midfielder Benny Feilhaber made his return to Gillette Stadium as a member of Sporting K.C. In two seasons in Foxborough, Feilhaber scored five goals and added nine assists in 52 games. He was yellow-carded in the 71st minute for simulation.

Next up: The Revolution remain at home next weekend when they host FC Dallas on March 30. The game kicks off at 4 p.m. ET and can be seen on Comcast SportsNet New England.