Revolution Set Club Record in 1-1 Draw with New York Red Bulls
HARRISON, N.J. - The New England Revolution (9-9-8, 35 pts.) played to a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls (11-10-5; 38 pts.) at Red Bull Arena on Saturday evening. With its seventh consecutive win or draw on the road, New England set a new club record for longest unbeaten run in away games. After conceding the game's opening goal to New York's Marc Rzatkowski in the 18th minute, newcomer Gustavo Bou responded with the equalizer in the 65th minute to help New England secure its second ever regular season result at Red Bull Arena.
Bou's goal marks his fourth through six MLS appearances, pulling him into a tie with Cristian Penilla and Juan Fernando Caicedo for third most goals scored among Revolution players. Dating back to his MLS debut on July 17, Bou's four goals are tied for third most among all MLS players. Fellow newcomer Carles Gil registered his 11th assist of the season on the goal, which moves him into a tie for fourth most helpers in MLS. In net, goalkeeper Matt Turner set a new single-game career high with nine stops in the draw.
New England's seven-game away unbeaten run eclipses the club's previous mark of six set in 2008. The Revs have registered a 3-0-4 mark during the run, which dates back to a scoreless draw on May 15 at Montreal.
New England returns to action on Saturday, Aug. 24 when the club hosts the Chicago Fire at Gillette 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 Red Bulls 1
August 17, 2019 - Red Bull Arena (Harrison, N.J.)
Revs Play Red Bulls to 1-1 Draw
- Backed by 500 traveling supporters, the Revolution played to a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday evening, moving the club's record to 9-9-8 (35 pts.) on the season, including a 3-4-6 record away from home.
- New England's all-time record against New York moves to 31-27-16, including an 8-21-9 mark in games played in New York.
Revolution Set Club Record for Longest Away Unbeaten Run
- New England set a new club record by extending its unbeaten run in away contests to seven games with tonight's 1-1 draw.
- The streak, which eclipses the club's previous record from 2008 and remains the longest active run in MLS, dates back to a scoreless draw on May 15 at Montreal.
- The Revolution have recorded a 3-0-4 record during the away unbeaten run with a plus-four goal differential.
Turner Sets Single-Game Career High with Nine Saves
- Goalkeeper Matt Turner set a new single-game career high with nine saves at Red Bull Arena.
- The New Jersey native set a previous single-game best with seven saves on July 21 at Cincinnati, and matched that mark again on July 27 vs. Orlando.
- Since moving into the starting role on May 8, Turner has submitted a 6-2-4 record with 50 saves.
Gil Records 11th Assist of Debut MLS Season
- Midfielder Carles Gil notched his 11th assist of the season on Gustavo Bou's game-tying goal.
- With 11 assists, Gil moves into a tie with Seattle's Nicolas Lodeiro and Dallas' Michael Barrios for fourth most in MLS.
- The newcomer's 11 assists are the fifth most by a Revolution player in a single season. With eight games remaining, Gil will look to match Steve Ralston's single-season club record of 19 assists in 2002.
- Gil contributed three chances created and two fouls won in a 90-minute effort.
Bou Scores Fourth Goal in Sixth MLS Appearance
- Forward Gustavo Bou scored the game's equalizing goal in the 65th minute, marking his fourth goal through six MLS appearances.
- Since signing with New England on July 10, Bou has made an immediate impact, scoring four times and adding one assist. He has gone only one game - Aug. 3 at LAFC - without registering a goal involvement.
- He finished the match with four shots, including two on target, and 44 touches in 90 minutes.
Revolution Starting XI Sees Two Changes
- The Revolution's starting lineup saw two changes from the club's last match on Aug. 10 at Seattle, with Juan Agudelo and Scott Caldwell replacing Andrew Farrell and Wilfried Zahibo.
- Farrell was suspended for tonight's match due to yellow card accumulation.
Referee: Christopher Penso
Assistant Referees: Nick Uranga (AR1), Philippe Briere (AR2)
Fourth Official: Luis Guardia
Video Assistant Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.
Weather: 84° and Sunny
NY - Marc Rzatkowski 2 (Unassisted) 18'
NE - Gustavo Bou 4 (Carles Gil 11, Juan Agudelo 2) 65'
New England Revolution: Matt Turner; Edgar Castillo (DeJuan Jones 88'), Michael Mancienne, Jalil Anibaba, Brandon Bye, Juan Agudelo; Luis Caicedo, Scott Caldwell (Wilfried Zahibo HT), Carles Gil; Gustavo Bou; Teal Bunbury (Cristian Penilla 72')
Substitutes Not Used: Brad Knighton, Tajon Buchanan, Juan Fernando Caicedo, Diego Fagundez
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles; Kemar Lawrence (Michael Murillo 83'), Aaron Long, Tim Parker, Rece Buckmaster; Cristian Casseres Jr. (Omir Fernandez 68'), Sean Davis; Daniel Royer, Marc Rzatkowski, Kaku; Brian White (Bradley Wright-Phillips 18')
Substitutes Not Used: Ryan Meara, Tom Barlow, Alex Muyl, Amro Tarek
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