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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution host Orlando City SC tonight at Gillette Stadium. The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET on TV38, myRITV (Rhode Island), and Cozi TV (Western Mass.). Tonight’s contest also airs on the radio on 98.5 The Sports Hub and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

New England is celebrating its annual Pride Night at Gillette Stadium tonight. Click here to learn more about the club’s community partners for tonight’s match including the Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth (BAGLY) and The Theater Offensive. In addition, the Revolution will bid farewell to forward Adam Buksa, who has joined RC Lens of France’s Ligue 1, in an on-field sendoff prior to kickoff.

Here is a breakdown of the Revolution’s starting lineup.

Starting XI: GK Djordje Petrović; D DeJuan Jones, D Andrew Farrell, D Jon Bell, D Brandon Bye; M Wilfrid Kaptoum, M Matt Polster, M Dylan Borrero, M Carles Gil ©, M Sebastian Lletget; F Gustavo Bou

Lineup Notes:

  • Bruce Arena makes two changes to the Starting XI from New England’s 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City on June 12, with defender Jon Bell and midfielder Sebastian Lletget starting in place of Omar Gonzalez and Tommy McNamara.
  • Goalkeeper Djordje Petrović features in goal for the second consecutive match. The 22-year-old Serbian became the fifth Revolution goalkeeper to collect a victory in his MLS debut on Sunday, the first since Cody Cropper in 2016.
  • Colombian winger Dylan Borrero also suits up for his second straight start. The 20-year-old midfielder, making his fourth appearance since joining the Revolution last month, distributed his first MLS assist in Sunday’s win.
  • Gustavo Bou, who converted on Borrero’s assist, has scored in back-to-back matches. Bou owns four goals and two assists over five games against Orlando City (including playoffs).
  • Carles Gil’s seven assists in 2022 are tied for the MLS lead, while the Revolution captain is also pacing the league in chances created (50), successful crosses (45), and passes completed in the final third (306).
  • Sebastian Lletget returns to the Starting XI for his 14th appearance and 13th start of the season. Lletget leads New England with 10 shots on target and shares the club lead with 23 total shots, equal with Gil.
  • Matt Polster makes his 120th MLS start and leads the Revolution with 15 interceptions this season.
  • Wilfrid Kaptoum makes his fifth start of the year and his fourth in a row.
  • Jon Bell features in the starting lineup for the first time since March 19. The Revolution II graduate, who has missed time this season with an injury, helped close out Sunday’s victory with a 35-minute shift off the bench.
  • Andrew Farrell will start his 14th game of the year and ranks third on the team with 1,147 minutes played in 2022.
  • DeJuan Jones collects his 70th MLS regular season start tonight. His three assists are two shy of his career high (5 in 2021) and tied with Lletget for third most on the team.
  • Brandon Bye, whose four helpers are tied for third most among MLS defenders, has recorded two assists in five regular season games against Orlando City.

Bench: GK Earl Edwards Jr., F Jozy Altidore, M Emmanuel Boateng, D A.J. DeLaGarza, D Omar Gonzalez, M Maciel, M Tommy McNamara , D Ryan Spaulding, M Arnór Traustason

Bench Notes:

  • Emmanuel Boateng delivered the game-winning goal in Sunday’s match at Kansas City. The midfielder has scored four goals with six assists in less than 1,000 minutes played in a Revolution uniform since 2021.
  • Florida native Jozy Altidore leads the Revolution with a team-high seven career goals scored over nine appearances against Orlando City.
  • Tommy McNamara is one of two Revolution players to appear in every MLS match this season, alongside Gil. McNamara has one goal and one assist this season.
  • Arnór Traustason has appeared in three of New England’s last four contests. The Icelandic winger owns seven total appearances this season, including three starts.
  • Goalkeeper Earl Edwards Jr. features on the matchday roster backing up Petrović tonight. Edwards Jr. played four seasons at Orlando City from 2015-2018.