Recap | Revolution preseason continued Saturday night at Orlando City SC

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ORLANDO, Florida (February 10, 2024) — The New England Revolution resumed the 2024 preseason Saturday night against Orlando City SC, falling 3-1 at Inter&Co Stadium. A total of 23 players saw action for New England in its third of five preseason friendlies against MLS opposition as the club continued its preparations for the 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup and the MLS regular season.

Midfielder Matt Polster gave New England a swift 1-0 lead, converting on forward Tomás Chancalay’s assist in the opening minute. Polster and Chancalay were joined in New England’s Starting XI tonight by two Homegrown midfielders Noel Buck and Esmir Bajraktarevic. Fellow Revolution Academy products Peyton Miller and Tiago Suarez, and midfielder Jack Panayotou also saw action as substitutes.

On the defensive end, three of New England’s newcomers appeared in Saturday’s match. Goalkeeper Henrich Ravas suited up for the third time this preseason, while defenders Nick Lima and Jonathan Mensah each played 45 minutes in the backline. Forwards Giacomo Vrioni and Bobby Wood split the action up top for the Revolution.

The Revolution conclude the preseason with two friendlies next week against the Philadelphia Union (Wednesday, Feb. 14) and FC Cincinnati (Thursday, Feb. 15). The 2024 season then officially begins when the Revolution visit CA Independiente in Panama for the first leg of Round One of the 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup on Wednesday, Feb. 21 (8:00 p.m. ET – Tubi, TUDN). New England opens the 2024 MLS regular season on Saturday, Feb. 24 at D.C. United (7:30 p.m. ET – MLS Season Pass). Click here to view the complete 2024 schedule.

New England Revolution 1, Orlando City SC 3
February 10, 2024 – Inter&Co Stadium (Orlando, Fla.)

Weather: 70 degrees

Scoring Summary:
NE - Matt Polster (Tomás Chancalay) 1’
ORL - 11’
ORL - 50’
ORL - 62’

New England Revolution (1st Half): Henrich Ravas; DeJuan Jones, Dave Romney, Andrew Farrell, Nick Lima; Noel Buck, Matt Polster, Tomás Chancalay, Carles Gil ©, Esmir Bajraktarevic; Giacomo Vrioni (Bobby Wood 36’)

New England Revolution (2nd Half): Henrich Ravas (Earl Edwards Jr. 60’); Peyton Miller (Joshua Bolma 73’), Tiago Suarez, Jonathan Mensah, Ryan Spaulding; Tommy McNamara, Ian Harkes, Ema Boateng, Jack Panayotou, Nacho Gil; Bobby Wood