Know Your Opponent | New England Revolution

Know Your Opponent | New England Revolution

The Lions' MLS Cup Playoffs run continues. Up next, the New England Revolution come to Exploria Stadium on Sunday at 3:00 pm ET on ABC and ESPN Deportes for the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Here is what you need to know about Sunday's opponents: 

Key Transactions and Player News 

Key Additions: Alex Buttner (11/1/19 - free), Adam Buksa (12/20/19 - transfer from Pogon Szczecin), Henry Kessler (1/9/20 - SuperDraft), and Lee Nguyen (9/8/20 - trade from Miami).

Key Departures: Jalil Anibaba (11/19/19 - Expansion Draft), Juan Agudelo (11/21/19 - option declined) and Edgar Castillo (11/21/19 - option declined).

The injury report: Luis Caicedo (right knee surgery, out for season) and Cristian Penilla (left foot surgery 10/21, out 2-3 months) are listed as out. 

Take a look at New England's full roster here

Team Form 

The Revolution opened their MLS Cup Playoffs by topping Montreal 2-1 in the play-in round and following that with a 2-0 win over the MLS Supporters Shield winners Philadelphia Union. New England finished the regular season with a 1-3-1 record in their final five matches.  


City and New England have yet to meet in 2020 in all competitions. The two sides met three times in 2019 splitting the series with a draw and a win apiece. The Lions took a 2-1 win in June and followed that with a 3-3 draw at Exploria Stadium in September. 

Rasmussen College Fact

The match on Sunday will be a limited capacity sell out at Exploria Stadium. 


September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.