WASHINGTON, D.C. – The New England Revolution visit D.C. United tonight for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff at Audi Field. The match airs locally on WSBK-TV38, myRITV, 98.5 The Sports Hub HD2, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio, as well as on ESPN+ for out-of-market subscribers. 

Here is a closer look at the Starting XI that will battle for New England’s 10th away win of the season tonight. Click here to view the Revolution’s complete match notes.  

Starting XI: GK Matt Turner, D Brandon Bye, D Andrew Farrell, D Henry Kessler, D DeJuan Jones; M Matt Polster, M Tommy McNamara, M Carles Gil ©, M Tajon Buchanan; F Gustavo Bou, F Adam Buksa 

  • Bruce Arena’s Starting XI features two changes from the club’s most last match on October 16 vs. Chicago Fire FC. Tajon Buchananand Adam Buksa start in place of Wilfrid Kaptoum and Teal Bunbury, respectively.  
  • Arena (238-135-110) enters tonight’s match just two wins shy of matching Sigi Schmid (240) for the most regular season victories in MLS history. Arena is 36-14-22 with New England regular season play. 
  • Carles Gil, who set a new club record for chances created in a season last Saturday, collects his 60th MLS start tonight. The Spanish midfielder needs to add two more assists to his league-high 17 helpers in order to tie the Revolution club record. 
  • Gustavo Bou makes his 50th regular season start tonight. Since he debuted in MLS, he leads the entire league in direct goal involvements with 40 combined goals and assists. Bou’s 14 goals this season lead the team and rank tied for fourth in the MLS Golden Boot race. 
  • Bou remains one of the most in-form attackers in the league with two goals and three assists in his last four games. 
  • Adam Buksa’s 13 goals scored this season are tied for sixth-most in the league. The Polish international has netted five goals along with one assist over his last seven appearances and ranks second in MLS in shots (97) and third in shots on goal (37) .
  • MLS Young Player of the Year contender Tajon Buchanan enters tonight’s contest 64 minutes shy of surpassing 3,000 minutes played in MLS. The third-year winger scored one goal in New England’s last encounter with D.C. United, a 3-2 win on Aug. 18 at Gillette Stadium. 
  • Matt Turner’s next victory will be his 40th in MLS and his 16th of the season, which would tie a Revs’ single-season high. Turner holds a 6-1-2 career record against D.C. United, including two clean sheets. 
  • Matt Polster collects his 125th MLS appearance tonight. The midfielder ranks fifth on the team with 2,054 minutes played. 
  • Andrew Farrell anchors New England’s backline alongside DeJuan Jones, Henry Kessler and Brandon Bye. Farrell(2,610) ranks tied for second in MLS in minutes played this season.  
  • Tommy McNamara is tied with Farrell for the team lead in games played this season. The eighth-year midfielder has recorded three goals and four assists in 11 career appearances against D.C. United. 
  • DeJuan Jones (3) ranks tied for second among MLS defenders in goals scored this season. Jones has appeared in 27 matches this season, including 26 starts, both career highs for the third-year pro. 
  • Brandon Bye enters tonight’s contest 31 minutes shy of surpassing 8,000 career minutes played. 
  • Henry Kessler has posted 90-minute performances in 16 consecutive appearances. 

Bench: GK Brad Knighton, D Jon Bell, D A.J. DeLaGarza, M Scott Caldwell, M Luis Caicedo, M Arnór Traustason, M Wilfrid Kaptoum, M Emmanuel Boateng, F Teal Bunbury 

  • Teal Bunbury leads New England with a team-high six goals scored in 24 career games played against D.C. United. The 12th-year forward has appeared in 26 matches this season with three goals. 
  • Arnór Traustason has appeared in 25 contests with 18 starts this season. The Icelandic winger’s seven assists are tied with Gustavo Bou for second most on the team. 
  • Wilfrid Kaptoum netted his first MLS goal in last Saturday’s contest. Kaptoumhas reached the scoresheet with a goal or an assist in his last two appearances. 
  • Emmanuel Boateng posted a 22-minute shift off the bench in last Saturday’s match. Boateng owns one assist in one appearance against his former club this season. 
  • Luis Caicedo appears on New England’s matchday roster for the fifth consecutive match. The Colombian midfielder has made two appearances this season, including one start, in his return from a year-long injury absence.
  • The Revolution are a perfect 12-0-0 in 2021 when Homegrown Player Scott Caldwell appears in a match. The Braintree, Mass. native owns 20 career appearances against D.C. United.