This weekend, New England Revolution sets to continue their dominance in the Eastern Conference standings when they take on Orlando City. The match schedules for Sunday at the Gillette Stadium, with kickoff at 2 am.
The hosts currently top the league rankings while 15 points are clear of second-placed Kansas City. On the other hand, the opponents are currently 8th in league with 38 points. New England Rev came off a hard-fought 3-2 win over Chicago Fire, whereas the Philadelphia Union defeated the opponents 3-1.
Chicago Fire did not make it easy on them as they answered back twice, but in the end, just like they have done all season, The Revs found a way to earn three points.
Arguably the most exciting team in Concacaf, 13 different players have already scored goals for this powerhouse club, and their substitutes had an astonishing total of 38 assists between them.
On the other hand, Orlando City is in the midst of a three-game losing streak that has dropped them into fourth place on top teams Eastern Conference.
The Lions have had trouble in crucial moments. They’re only just coming to terms with the fact that it’s not always them, but their opponents who manage some lucky breaks and turn games on a dime late-game when things looked lost for either side earlier on.
New England Revolution vs. Orland City Head to Head
Both sides have 13 games against each other, with Orlando City taking three wins while New England Rev with five wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
- Chicago Fire 2-3 New England Rev
- New England Rev 1-1 Columbus Crew
- New England Rev 2-1 New York City
- Philadelphia Union 0-1 New England Rev
- New York City 2-0 New England Rev
- Philadelphia 3-1 Orlando City
- Orlando City 2-4 Montreal
- Atlanta United 3-0 Orlando City
- Orlando City 3-2 Columbus Crew
- Orlando City 0-0 Inter Miami
New England Revolution Team News
Carles Gil is currently in top form while netting the winning goal last weekend against Chicago Fire. He is the league’s joint-top scorer with 19 goals; hence, he will lead the attacking line. Doubtful figures to feature this weekend includes Maciel and Emmanuel, and Boateng.
Orlando City Team News
Injury absentees this weekend at the camp include Sebastian Mendez, Alexandre Pato, Chris Mueller, and Uri Rosell.
Prediction and Odds
We cannot see the hosts slowing down with their current for; hence we expect another clean swoop.
- New England Rev Win
- Goals Over 2.5
- Gil to Score