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Game Preview: New England Revolution at Columbus Crew SC

April 5, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New England Revolution News Release

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Revolution (1-3-1, 4 pts.) are on the road this weekend to take on Columbus Crew SC (3-1-1, 10 pts.) on Saturday, April 6 at MAPFRE Stadium. The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be televised locally on NBC Sports Boston, with Brad Feldman and Paul Mariner calling the action. Authenticated subscribers may also stream the match on and on the NBC Sports app. The contest airs locally on the radio with 98.5 The Sports Hub broadcasting the action in English and 1260 AM Nossa Radio providing Portuguese commentary.

Following the club's first three-point effort of the season, a 2-1 home win against Minnesota last Saturday, the Revs are looking to claim a second straight result at MAPFRE Stadium after a 2-2 draw in the last trip to Columbus on April 21, 2018. Forwards Teal Bunbury and Cristian Penilla, the Revs' top two leading scorers last year, tallied the goals in that match. Saturday's contest marks the second and final meeting between the two sides this year, as Crew SC claimed a 2-0 win at Gillette Stadium on March 9.

Following Saturday's match, the Revolution will return to Gillette Stadium to face Atlanta United FC on Saturday, April 13 for the first of two dates with the defending MLS Cup champions this season. That match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

Game 6 at Columbus Crew SC

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET

Location: MAPFRE Stadium (Columbus, Ohio)


TV: NBC Sports Boston (Streaming on and on the NBC Sports app)

Talent: Brad Feldman (play-by-play), Paul Mariner (analyst)

Revolution Postgame Live begins immediately following the match.

Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub

Talent: Brad Feldman (play-by-play), Paul Mariner (analyst)

Postgame Show: Matt McCarthy (host), Clyde Simms (analyst)

Portuguese Radio: 1260 AM "Nossa Radio USA"

Talent: Luis Lombardi Jr. (play-by-play), Raphael Fraga (analyst)


Here are some relevant storylines ahead of Saturday's match against Columbus Crew SC. Click HERE to view the complete Revolution Game Notes for Saturday's match.

- The Revolution (46), and M Carles Gil (14) as an individual, continuing to pace MLS in possessions gained in the attacking third.

- M Carles Gil moving up the league charts for chances created, where he ranks tied for third in MLS with 13.

- M Diego Fagundez seeing 56 minutes of action to become the ninth player in club history to reach 15,000 regular season minutes played.

- F Teal Bunbury scoring once to tie Kelyn Rowe for ninth-most goals scored in Revolution history (29), and scoring three goals to reach 50 for his MLS career.

- D Jalil Anibaba (199) potentially making his 200th career regular season appearance in MLS, and seeing at least 54 minutes of action to eclipse 17,000 minutes for his MLS regular season career.

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