Revolution Fall to New York City FC, 2-1
New York, N.Y. - The New England Revolution (10-10-9, 39 pts.) fell to New York City FC (15-5-8, 53 pts.), 2-1, at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Forward Juan Fernando Caicedo put New England on the front foot by scoring the game's opening goal in the second minute - the quickest goal by a Revolution player this season - but a red card to defender Antonio Delamea in the ninth minute left the visitors with 10 men for the remainder of the match. The Revolution, backed by 700 traveling Season Members, couldn't hold on, as New York City's Jesús Medina equalized in the 70th minute and converted the game-winning penalty in the 96th minute of play.
Caicedo's goal is his fifth of the season, tied with Teal Bunbury for third most among Revolution players in 2019. Andrew Farrell recorded his first assist of the season - and his first since July 14, 2018 - when he played Caicedo through for the goal. In net, Matt Turner tied his single-game career high with nine saves.
This afternoon's result snaps New England's club record away unbeaten run of eight games, which dated back to a 1-1 draw on May 18 at Montreal. With five games remaining in the regular season, the Revolution are currently in sixth place in the Eastern Conference - two points back of the New York Red Bulls for fifth place, and three points back of D.C. United for fourth place with a game in hand.
New England returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 14 when the club visits Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium. The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and in Portuguese on 1260 AM Nossa Radio.
New England Revolution 1, New York City FC 2
September 7, 2019 - Yankee Stadium (New York, N.Y.)
Revolution Fall to New York City FC, 2-1
- The Revolution fell to New York City FC, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon, moving the club's record to 10-10-9 (39 pts.) on the season, including a 3-5-6 record in away games.
- New England's all-time record against New York City moves to 4-4-4, including a 1-3-3 mark in games played at Yankee Stadium. The loss snaps New England's three-game unbeaten run against NYCFC.
Caicedo Scores Revolution's Quickest Goal of 2019
- Forward Juan Fernando Caicedo opened the scoring in the second minute of today's contest, marking the quickest goal scored by a Revolution player this season.
- Caicedo narrowly edged out Gustavo Bou, who scored in the third minute of New England's 4-1 win on July 27 vs. Orlando. Teal Bunbury also scored in the fourth minute on July 12 at D.C. United.
- Caicedo's five goals are tied with Bunbury for third most among Revolution players this season. He also owns three assists across 23 appearances in his debut MLS campaign.
Turner Matches Single-Game Career High with Nine Stops
- Goalkeeper Matt Turner recorded nine saves, matching his previous single-game career high, which he set on Aug. 17 at New York.
- Turner's nine saves propel him past Juergen Sommer and teammate Brad Knighton for sixth most saves in Revolution history with 151.
- He also tied Knighton for sixth place in club history in both games played in goal and games started in goal with 43.
- On the season, Turner owns a 7-3-5 record with 68 saves.
Farrell Registers First Assist of Season
- Defender Andrew Farrell notched his first assist of the season on Juan Fernando Caicedo's second-minute goal.
- The assist was Farrell's first since July 14, 2018 vs. LA Galaxy, and the eighth of his professional career.
- Farrell also registered eight clearances and three interceptions - both team highs - in a 90-minute shift in central defense.
Delamea Issued Red Card; Will Serve One-Game Suspension next Saturday
- Defender Antonio Delamea was ejected from today's match in the ninth minute, after a Video Review determined a denial of an obvious goal scoring opportunity.
- Delamea will serve his one-game suspension during New England's match at Orlando City SC next Saturday.
Revolution Starting XI Sees Two Changes
- The Revolution's starting lineup saw two changes from the club's last match on Aug. 31 vs. Toronto FC, with Juan Fernando Caicedo and Antonio Delamea replacing Diego Fagundez and Michael Mancienne.
Referee: Silviu Petrescu
Assistant Referees: Gianni Facchini (AR1), Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho (AR2)
Fourth Official: Robert Sibiga
Video Assistant Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.
Weather: 75 Degrees and Cloudy
NE - Juan Fernando Caicedo 5 (Andrew Farrell 1) 2'
NYC - Jesús Medina 2 (Anton Tinnerholm 7, Alexander Ring 5) 70'
NYC - Jesús Medina 3 (Penalty Kick) 90'+6'
NE - Antonio Delamea (Red Card - Denial of Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity) 7'
NYC - Maximiliano Moralez (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior) 10'
NYC - Sebastien Ibeagha (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior) 22'
NYC - Keaton Parks (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior) 42'
NE - Andrew Farrell (Yellow Card - Time Wasting) 71'
NE - Matt Turner (Yellow Card - Time Wasting) 74'
NE - Wilfried Zahibo (Yellow Card - Time Wasting) 81'
NYC - Alexander Ring (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior) 88'
NE - Juan Agudelo (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior) 89'
NE - Carles Gil (Yellow Card - Dissent) 90'+6'
New England Revolution: Matt Turner; DeJuan Jones, Antonio Delamea, Andrew Farrell, Brandon Bye; Wilfried Zahibo, Luis Caicedo; Cristian Penilla (Michael Mancienne 74'), Carles Gil ©, Gustavo Bou (Juan Agudelo 63'); Juan Fernando Caicedo (Jalil Anibaba 22')
Substitutes Not Used: Brad Knighton, Scott Caldwell, Diego Fagundez, Tajon Buchanan
New York City FC: Brad Stuver; Ben Sweat, Maxime Chanot, Sebastien Ibeagha (Jesús Medina 60'), Anton Tinnerholm; Alexander Ring, Keaton Parks; Alexandru Mitrita, Maxi Moralez, Gary Mackay-Steven (Ismael Tajouri-Shradi 82'); Valentin Castellanos
Substitutes Not Used: Luis Barraza, Eric Miller, Ebenezer Ofori, Juan Torres
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