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Game Preview: New England Revolution at FC Cincinnati

July 19, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New England Revolution News Release

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Revolution (7-8-6, 27 pts.) will travel to Ohio for a meeting with MLS expansion side FC Cincinnati (5-14-2, 17 pts.), on Sunday, July 21 at Nippert Stadium. The match kicks off at 6:00 p.m. ET, televised locally on NBC Sports Boston with Brad Feldman and Paul Mariner calling the action. Authenticated subscribers may also stream the match on NBCSportsBoston.com and on the NBC Sports app. The match airs locally on the radio with 98.5 The Sports Hub broadcasting the action in English and 1260 AM Nossa Radio providing Portuguese commentary.

New England's summer surge continued on Wednesday evening, when the Revs dispatched Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 4-0, at Gillette Stadium to extend its unbeaten run to nine games, the club's longest streak since 2014. In his first start with the Revolution, newly acquired striker Gustavo Bou opened his MLS account with an incredible right-footed volley to close the first half. The Revs put the game out of reach late in the second half thanks to Diego Fagundez's first goal of the year, Carles Gil's sixth MLS tally, and Teal Bunbury's seventh goal in his last eight overall games. Bunbury extended his scoring streak to four matches, tying his personal best set in 2018.

Following Sunday's match, New England will return to action on Saturday, July 27 for the club's first of two regular season meetings with Orlando City SC at Gillette Stadium. The match kicks off at 7:00 p.m. ET and will air on NBC Sports Boston, and locally on the radio on 98.5 The Sports Hub and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

Game 22 vs. FC Cincinnati

Date: Sunday, July 21, 2019

Kickoff: 6:00 p.m. ET

Location: Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati, Ohio)

BROADCAST INFORMATION

TV: NBC Sports Boston

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

Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub

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

Postgame Show: Rob "Hardy" Poole (host), Clyde Simms (analyst)

Portuguese Radio: 1260 AM "Nossa Radio USA"

Talent: Luis Lombardi Jr. (play-by-play)

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Here are some relevant storylines ahead of Sunday's match against Cincinnati. Click HERE to view the complete Revolution game notes. Official MLS Game Guides can be downloaded HERE.

- Sporting Director and Head Coach Bruce Arena remaining unbeaten in MLS play on the Revolution sidelines, with a 4-0-2 mark through his first six games.

- New England extending its current league-best unbeaten streak to 10 games (5-0-4), which would be the second longest streak in Revs history and one result shy of the club record set in 2005.

- F Gustavo Bou making an impact in his second Revolution match after scoring a spectacular volley in his MLS debut on Wednesday vs. Vancouver.

- M Carles Gil improving on his team-leading totals of six goals and seven assists, with two goals and five assists over his last six league games.

- F Teal Bunbury scoring in a career-best fifth consecutive match, having found the back of the net seven times in New England's last eight games across all competitions, including four straight league games.

For up-to-the-minute information on the Revolution, visit the team's official web site at revolutionsoccer.net, or join the conversation and interact with fans on any of the team's social platforms.


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