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Game Preview: New England Revolution at Philadelphia Union

May 3, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New England Revolution News Release

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Revolution (2-6-2, 8 pts.) will take on the Philadelphia Union (5-3-2, 17 pts.) on Saturday, May 4 at Talen Energy 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 HD2 broadcasting the action in English and 1260 AM Nossa Radio providing Portuguese commentary.

New England will look to build on a dynamic 4-4 away result at Sporting Kansas City last Saturday, which saw first-year Revs striker Juan Fernando Caicedo open his MLS account with two goals inside the game's first 35 minutes. The first goal of the season from Juan Agudelo and DeJuan Jones' first professional tally rounded out the Revs' scoring, as New England held on for one point despite finishing the match with nine men. This weekend, the Revs will aim to snap a four-game winless streak at Philadelphia and claim a victory in Chester, Pa. for the first time since August 2015.

Following Saturday's match, the Revolution will conclude the current three-game road stretch with the season's first of two matchups against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday, May 8 at SeatGeek Stadium. That match will kick off at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

Game 11 at Philadelphia Union

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET

Location: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, Pa.)


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 HD2

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

Portuguese Radio: 1260 AM "Nossa Radio USA"

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


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

- New England improving on its 6-13-4 all-time record against the Union and 3-8-2 record in Philadelphia.

- The Revolution earning three points in Philadelphia for the first time since Aug. 29, 2015, snapping a four-game winless streak in Chester.

- The Revs (75), and M Carles Gil (25) as an individual, continuing to pace MLS in possessions gained in the attacking third.

- Rookie first-round SuperDraft picks Tajon Buchanan and DeJuan Jones potentially appearing together in the Starting XI for a second consecutive match. Both players rank among the top-five rookies for MLS minutes played this season, with Jones leading the pack (308).

- F Juan Fernando Caicedo following up his two-goal performance at Kansas City last Saturday, his first two tallies in MLS.

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