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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution visit Atlanta United FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for a nationally televised match this afternoon. The Sunday matinee kicks off at 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

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

Starting XI: GK Matt Turner, D DeJuan Jones, D Andrew Farrell, D Henry Kessler, D Brandon Bye, M Matt Polster, M Tommy McNamara, M Emmanuel Boateng, M Carles Gil ©, M Sebastian Lletget, F Adam Buksa

Lineup Notes:

  • Bruce Arena makes one change from the Revolution’s last MLS contest, May 7 vs. Columbus, as Emmanuel Boateng starts in place of Damian Rivera.
  • Goalkeeper Matt Turner and defender Brandon Bye each suit up for their 100th MLS regular season starts today. Turner, a seventh-year pro, is also making his 100th league appearance.
  • Turner collects his first road start of the 2022 season. The United States international posted a 6-3-4 road mark in 2021 and owns a 1-1-1 career record in three regular season games against Atlanta.
  • Adam Buksa enters Sunday’s match on a career-best streak of four consecutive MLS games with a goal, and five straight including his brace in Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup win. The Polish international leads the Revolution with four goals in league play and eight tallies in all competitions.
  • Buksa has scored headed goals in five straight games. He leads MLS in headed shots (8) and headed goals (4) this season, while also ranking among the league leaders in aerial duels won (4th - 35) and touches in the opposing box (6th - 51).
  • Carles Gil owns one goal and four assists over his last five MLS appearances. The reigning MLS MVP also logged a hat trick, the first of his career, and one assist in Wednesday’s 5-1 win vs. FC Cincinnati.
  • Gil, who has distributed helpers in three straight league matches, entered the weekend tied for second in MLS with five assists. The Spanish midfielder is two assists shy of reaching 50 in a Revolution uniform across all competitions.
  • Emmanuel Boateng makes his ninth appearance and fifth start of the season. Since the start of 2021 when he arrived in New England, Boateng leads all MLS players (min. 500 minutes) with 0.84 assists per 90 minutes played, while Gil ranks second (0.69).
  • Sebastian Lletget continues to appear in every match this season. The 29-year-old ranks second on the team in shots (18) and shots on target (9).
  • Matt Polster has also appeared in every game this season and ranks third on the team in minutes played (805), behind Gil (840) and DeJuan Jones (810).
  • Tommy McNamara collects his 130th MLS start today. The central midfield pair of McNamara and Polster starts together for the third consecutive MLS match.
  • Center back Henry Kessler records his 50th MLS start today.
  • Andrew Farrell (24,799) is closing in on 25,000 career minutes played in MLS. The first-overall selection in the 2013 SuperDraft, Farrell became the club’s all-time leader in minutes played across all competitions with a full 90-minute performance in Wednesday’s win.
  • Brandon Bye enters today’s match 41 minutes shy of surpassing 9,000 MLS minutes played.
  • DeJuan Jones netted his first goal of the season in New England’s most recent MLS match, a 2-2 draw against the Columbus Crew last Saturday. The 24-year-old outside back ranks among top MLS defenders in in assists (T-2nd - 3), chances created (5th - 15), and successful crosses (7th - 10).

Bench: GK Djordje Petrović, M Wilfrid Kaptoum, D A.J. DeLaGarza, D Omar Gonzalez, M Maciel, F Justin Rennicks, M Damian Rivera, D Ryan Spaulding, M Arnór Traustason

Bench Notes:

  • Djordje Petrović made his Revolution first-team debut in Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup victory over FC Cincinnati. The 22-year-old goalkeeper from Serbia is available off the bench for the third consecutive league match.
  • Arnór Traustason made his return to the lineup in New England’s Open Cup victory on Wednesday, winning all 10 of his duels. Since 2021, the Revolution are 7-1-0 when the Icelandic winger distributes an assist.
  • Maciel saw his first minutes since April 2 in Wednesday’s Open Cup match, returning from injury to play a full 90 minutes in central midfield.
  • Damian Rivera, a Homegrown Player in his third MLS season, started the last three games for New England, including this week’s Open Cup win.