Orlando City returns home seeking their eighth win on the season with a visit from the New England Revolution. The Lions are in search of their second win under head coach James O’Connor against a struggling Revs visiting on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Here is everything you need to know about New England Revolution:
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The Revs strength is in attack. Diego Fagundez and Cristian Penilla have combined for 97 shots,15 goals and 12 assists in 20 games played this season. Wilfred Zahibo has also added three goals and four assists in 15 games from the midfield in his first season with the New England Revolution.
The Lions’ D also needs to watch forward Teal Bunbury carefully. The striker has 10 goals so far and five of them were game-winning goals.
City fans have a good reason to be confident for this match. The New England Revolution are on a three-game losing streak and hasn’t claimed a victory since June 30, when they beat D.C. United 3-2 at home.
The Revs are also not known for being road warriors; They only have one victory away from home. That happened more than 4 months ago when they won 2-0 against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.
The last encounter between Orlando City and New England Revolution happened last September and it was one to remember. The Lions throttled the Revs in a 6-1 victory at home.
This will be Orlando City’s eighth overall match against the New England Revolution. The Lions have the advantage all-time 3-2-2. City’s record is even better when they play at home: 2-0-2.