MATCHDAY GUIDE | Revs vs. Austin FC (September 2, 2023)



New England Revolution vs. Austin FC

Saturday, September 2 | 7:30 p.m.

Gillette Stadium | Foxborough, Mass.

Predicted Weather: Mostly sunny | High 79 | Low 60


Parking lots open at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. for Season Members)

Gates open at 6:30 p.m. (6:15 p.m. for Season Members)

Kickoff vs. Austin FC at 7:30 p.m.


Arrive early on Saturday night to receive your free Revolution rally flag, while supplies last.

9_2_23 Rally Flag Promo


TV/Streaming: _MLS Season Pass_ on Apple TV

Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub (English), 1260 AM Nossa Radio (Portuguese)



Saturday night's showdown in Foxborough will be the first-ever meeting between the Revs and Austin FC, which joined MLS as an expansion side for the 2021 season. With trips to visit Minnesota United FC (September 9) and the Colorado Rapids (September 16) on tap the next two weekends, this begins a stretch of three straight games against Western Conference opposition, having played just three games against the West through the end of August. Those three games came back in March and April, when the Revs claimed a 3-0 win over the Houston Dynamo and 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City, sandwiched around a 4-0 loss to Los Angeles FC.

The Revs (13-5-7, 46 pts.) will be hoping to cap off a perfect two-game homestand on Saturday night, having claimed a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls midweek. That victory kept the Revolution unbeaten at Gillette Stadium in the regular season (10-0-3), one of just two teams leaguewide (along with Supporters' Shield leaders FC Cincinnati) yet to lose on home turf. With three points on Wednesday night the Revs reclaimed sole possession of second place in the East, and they'll be looking to solidify their place near the top of the conference with now just nine games left on the schedule.

Austin FC (9-12-5, 32 pts.) have dropped below the playoff line in the Western Conference, suffering five straight losses in all competitions since mid-July. The Texas side dropped a pair of 3-1 setbacks to Liga MX opposition in the group stage of Leagues Cup, and has since returned to MLS action with three consecutive defeats to St. Louis CITY SC (6-3), FC Dallas (1-0), and Seattle Sounders FC (2-1). Defending has been the biggest concern for Austin FC through the current stretch, having conceded 15 goals during their five-game losing streak.

Saturday night presents an important opportunity for the Revs to collect three more points at home before heading out on the road for the better part of September, playing three straight road games in Minnesota, Colorado, and Chicago.

Overall Record vs. Austin FC: 0-0-0
Home Record vs. Austin FC: 0-0-0

Last meeting at Gillette Stadium: N/A
Last meeting at Q2 Stadium: N/A


READ: Preview | Revs set sights on perfect homestand in first-ever meeting with Austin FC
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LISTEN: The Soccer Show | Revs GK coach Hitchcock on his success with Petrović and Turner
WATCH: Williams previews Austin FC clash | "It's up to us in terms of how we come out"
WATCH: Edwards Jr. prepared for stretch run | "We want to close the year out strong"
WATCH: "I think it'll be a great experience for me" | Buck speaks about England U-19 call-up
WATCH: Community Report presented by Dean College | Revs host annual Box Car Movie Night
READ: Prematch Reading | Get up to speed before Revs close homestand tonight vs. Austin FC
READ: MLS Team of the Matchday | Polster earns plaudits for performance at right back
READ: "My dad is very happy!" | Buck on family pride for Three Lions call-up
READ: Noel Buck earns call-up to England U-19 National Team
READ: Christian Makoun named to Venezuela’s roster for September FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
READ: Revolution Homegrown Player Peyton Miller called up to U.S. U-17 Youth National Team
READ: “It was a great team effort” | Williams hails fighting spirit as Revs battle back to winning ways
READ: "It's a great club" | Chancalay settling well into New England life
READ: “It’s an honor to wear the jersey again” | Gonzalez thrilled to contribute to clean sheet success
READ: Revolution add goalkeeper Nico Campuzano on Short-Term Agreement
READ: Revolution defender Brandon Bye undergoes successful knee surgery
WATCH: Highlights | Vrioni's goal stands up as Revs shut out Red Bulls, 1-0, to begin homestand


The Revs will be sporting their primary kit, “The Liberty.” The bespoke pattern is inspired by Boston’s Freedom Trail, a walking trail through the heart of Boston which passes 16 historical sites from the American Revolution – which gives a nod to the club name. This sleek new look will be paired with blue shorts, conveying a defiant, bold and strong look.

You can purchase "The Liberty" kit HERE.

Carles Gil | Liberty kit 2022