New England Revolution at Atlanta United FC
Saturday, July 17 | 5 p.m.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Atlanta, Georgia
Predicted Weather: Afternoon thunderstorms | High 88 | Low 71
HOW TO TUNE IN
TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub (English), WBIX 1260 Nossa Radio (Portuguese)
REVOLUTION PREGAME LIVE
There will be no Revolution Pregame Live show before the game at Atlanta. However, your favorite New England duo will be back with a live show before kickoff at Inter Miami on Wednesday, July 21.
RECENT FORM VS. ATLANTA UNITED FC
The New England Revolution will square off against Atlanta United FC on Saturday evening at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This will be just the ninth overall match between these two sides since Atlanta joined MLS as an expansion team in 2017, including seven regular season battles and one MLS Cup Playoffs clash in 2019.
These two sides have already met once earlier this season in May at Gillette Stadium, where the Revs took down Atlanta, 2-1. Brandon Bye opened the scoring with a perfectly placed header inside the near post. Atlanta leveled the score when Marcelino Moreno converted a penalty kick, but it wasn’t long before Carles Gil locked up the hosts' first-ever win against Atlanta when he netted the game winner from the penalty spot.
While the Revs secured their first win over Atlanta earlier this season, they have gone 0-4-0 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium (including playoffs), as they are still looking to pick up their first point while visiting this Eastern rival.
Atlanta sits at 10th place in the East going 2-3-7 through 12 games, and the Five Stripes are on a seven-game winless streak dating back to mid-May. Meanwhile, the Revs sit at No. 1 in the East going 7-3-3 through 13 games. However, the Revs are also on a three-game-winless run (0-2-1), and are looking to snap it with three points in Atlanta to maintain their place at the top of the conference.
As the Revs look to make history by picking up points for the first time at Atlanta, this will be a game that you don’t want to miss.
Overall Record vs. Atlanta: 1-4-2
Away Record vs. Atlanta: 0-3-0
Last Meeting at Gillette Stadium: Revs 2, Atlanta 1 (May 1, 2021)
Last Meeting at Mercedes-Benz Stadium: Atlanta 1, Revs 0 (October 19, 2019 - MLS Cup Playoffs)
READ: Preview | Revs return from brief brief with trip to Atlanta
LISTEN: Far Post Podcast | Remembering the life and legacy of Paul Mariner
READ: Gold Cup | Buchanan shines again for Canada; Turner improves to 3-0-0 with U.S.
WATCH: Arena's message to Revs | "Keep working, get better, and be ready"
WATCH: Carles Gil | Saturday's visit to Atlanta is "a very important game"
WATCH: Buksa on demanding summer stretch | "Everyone is ready to play"
READ: "Short and sharp" sessions aid Revs in regen and prep during busy summer
READ: Revs utilizing 10-day break to "get back to (their) winning ways"
VOTE: Pick your squad for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target
READ: Buchanan (Canada) and Turner (U.S.) continue Gold Cup play on Thursday
WATCH: van den Bergh | Revs' objective is "to get back to what we were doing right"
WATCH: Kessler on trip to Atlanta | "Three points, that's the mindset"
READ: Buchanan and Turner kick off Gold Cup group play in winning fashion
READ: Boateng provides bright spot with debut assist vs. TFC
READ: Revs show character in comeback bid, but rue slow start
WATCH: Highlights | Comeback bid falls short in 3-2 loss to Toronto FC
READ: Recap | Revs suffer first home loss of 2021, fall 3-2 to Toronto FC
AMERICANA PREMATCH JERSEYS
The Revs will be sporting their 'Americana' prematch jerseys during warmups before each game throughout the month of July. Taking inspiration from the iconic USA 1994 World Cup shirt, the 2021 ‘Americana’ prematch jerseys aim to help all the U.S. sides commemorate Independence Day on July 4.
Fans can also purchase their 'Americana' prematch jerseys at the Gillette Stadium ProShop. These festive prematch jerseys are already sold out online at MLSstore.com.
SHOW YOUR COLORS
Break out 'The Fort' Community Kit!
The Revs will be sporting their sleek new kits, which take inspiration from the block work of American Revolution Era war forts in the New England area. This kit also pays homage to The Fort - the club's dedicated supporters' sections at Gillette Stadium - and features a fort-inspired blocked white shirt with a monochromatic Revolution logo, white shorts, and sky blue socks.
You can own "The Fort" community kit by visiting the Gillette Stadium Pro Shop, or clicking HERE.