Orlando City SC’s 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup run continues in the Round of 16 with a battle against MLS-side New England Revolution. This is City’s first time hosting an Open Cup match since 2017. Here is what you need to know about City’s opponents:
The Revolution come into Wednesday's Round of 16 meeting with Orlando City after a 3-2 victory over the New York Red Bulls in the Fourth Round of the Open Cup. New England hasn’t lost a match in its last five, going 3-0-2 in that span.
Midfielder DeJuan Jones has made an immediate impact during his first season with the Revolution. Jones was named one of the top early candidates for MLS Rookie of the Year and has been noted for his exceptional speed and strong work ethic. Jones has started seven of the 11 games he represented the Revolution in and has notched a goal and an assist in his rookie season.
In the nine last matches, Orlando City SC has held New England Revolution to a record of 2-3-4. The Lions are undefeated against the Revolution in Orlando with a home record of 2-0-3.
Rasmussen College Fun Fact
Orlando City’s 6-1 win over New England in 2017 is the club’s largest margin of victory in history. Five different players contributed to the six-goal score sheet, a record that has not been matched by the club in a game since.