FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution II (11-5-6; 43 pts.; 2nd in East) will host Atlanta United 2 (7-10-5; 27 pts; 10th in East) on Sunday night at Gillette Stadium. Eric Duick will call the action on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV for the 7 p.m. ET match.
Revolution II defeated Orlando City B, 5-4, on Wednesday night at Osceola Heritage Park. Peyton Miller tallied his third goal of the season and sent in a cross to cause an Orlando own goal, while Jack Panayotou, Jordan Adebayo-Smith, and Joshua Bolma, all joined him on the scoresheet. With his 10th goal of the season, Adebayo-Smith became the first player in team history to hit the double-digit mark in a season. Revolution II captain Jake Rozhansky earned the assist on Miller’s goal for his fourth helper of the season, placing him tied for most on the team with Adebayo-Smith.
After earning all three points in Florida, New England is now unbeaten in seven consecutive matches for the longest unbeaten streak in the team’s four-year history. Revolution II last faced Atlanta United 2 in the season opener on March 26 at Fifth Third Bank Stadium, where New England earned their first victory of the season, 3-2. Rozhansky tallied his first goal of the year and caused an Atlanta own goal while defender Pierre Cayet headed home the game-winner in the 60th minute.
With six regular season games remaining, the push toward the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro Cup Playoffs continues. New England currently stands in second place in the Eastern Conference, four points behind Crown Legacy FC and one point above defending MLS NEXT Pro Cup Champion Columbus Crew 2.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR AGAINST ATLANTA UNITED 2:
- New England extending its unbeaten streak to eight consecutive games and adding to its 45 goals scored this season.
- Forward Jordan Adebayo-Smith adding to his team-leading 10 goals and four assists on the 2023 season. The East London native is tied for fourth in MLS NEXT Pro’s Golden Boot race.
- Revolution midfielder Joshua Bolma building off his goal and assist performance vs. Orlando City B on Wednesday.
- Defender Colby Quiñones making his 70th career appearance with Revolution II, the most of any player in team history.
- Any Revolution Academy player making their professional debut and adding to the 29 that have done so in club history.