Nick Firmino

Academy Update: Revs go unbeaten (4-0-2) in six matches over the weekend

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution Academy's Under-19 and Under-17 teams opened their spring slate of USSDA matches over the weekend, while the Under-15s resumed their spring schedule. All three teams played a pair of matches, first against Seacoast United on Saturday, March 17, followed by the Montreal Impact on Sunday, March 18. The three teams combined to go 4-0-2 on the weekend.

The Revolution's U-17 team will compete in the Premier Division of the 2018 Generation adidas Cup Finals in Frisco, Texas from March 23-31. The Revs have been placed in Group A and are set to face Columbus Crew SC (March 23), Seattle Sounders FC (March 25), and Matsumoto Yamaga FC (March 27), followed by two additional opponents to be determined following the results of the group stage.

Meanwhile, the Revolution's Under-14 and Under-13 teams will return to action this weekend. Both teams are set to square off against World Class FC on Saturday, March 24 in Orangeburg, New York.

WEEK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Midfielder Nick Firmino '01 (Somerville, Mass.) registered a hat trick in the U-19s 6-0 victory over Seacoast United.
  • Midfielder Ryan Clare '99 (Wellesley, Mass.) notched his first Revolution Academy goal in the U-19s' 1-1 draw with Montreal.
  • Forward Michael Tsicoulias '02 (Newton, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute of the U-17s 2-1 win over Seacoast United.
  • Midfielder Hikaru Fujiwara '03 (Lexington, Mass.) recorded two goals, while Andrew Serafino '03 (East Longmeadow, Mass.) tallied a goal and an assist in the U-15s' 5-2 win over the Montreal Impact.
  • Midfielder Josh Machado '00 (Somerville, Mass.), midfielder Nathan Metsack '01 (Ashford, Conn.), and midfielder Mateos Norian '01(Wayland, Mass.) made their Revolution Academy debuts in matches over the weekend.

UNDER-19s

New England Revolution U-19s vs. Seacoast United U-19s

Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 6, Seacoast United 0

Scoring Summary:

NE – Alex Clarke 2 (Tim Ennin 5) 5'

NE – Tim Ennin 6 (Alex Clarke 1) 25'

NE – Nick Firmino 2 (Penalty Kick) 34'

NE – Nick Firmino 3 (Kevin Vang 6) 45'

NE – Nick Firmino 4 (Gustavo Cassemiro 1) 60'

NE – Ohad Yahalom 1 (Unassisted) 74'

New England Revolution: Pat Quinn (Eliot Jones 68'); Ryan Clare, Pierre Spiegel, Prince Loney-Bailey, Andrew White; Ohad Yahalom; Trevor Burns (Tyler Freitas 72'), Nick Firmino; Kevin Vang (Alex Nagy 45' – HT); Tim Ennin (Gustavo Cassemiro 57'), Alex Clarke (Josh Machado 57')

Substitutes Not Used: None

Misconduct Summary:

None

New England Revolution U-19s vs. Montreal Impact U-19s

Sunday, March 18, 2018 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 1, Montreal Impact 1

Scoring Summary:

NE – Ryan Clare 1 (Tim Ennin 6) 7'

MTL – Clement Bayiha 76'

New England Revolution: Pat Quinn; Tyler Freitas (Gustavo Cassemiro 79'), Pierre Spiegel, Prince Loney-Bailey, Andrew White; Kevin Vang, Nick Firmino, Trevor Burns (Ohad Yahalom 68'); Alex Clarke, Tim Ennin, Ryan Clare

Substitutes Not Used: Austin Causey, Alex Nagy, Josh Machado

Misconduct Summary:

MTL – Protais Mutambala (Yellow Card) 41'

MTL – Daniel Kinumbe (Yellow Card) 44'

MTL – Luca Piccioli (Yellow Card) 49'

NE – Trevor Burns (Yellow Card) 54'

MTL – Calin Calaidjoglu (Yellow Card) 72'

NE – Kevin Vang (Yellow Card) 74'

UNDER-17s

New England Revolution U-17s vs. Seacoast United U-17s

Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 2, Seacoast United 1

Scoring Summary:

SEA – Ethan Wallace 32'

NE – Maxwell Murray (Own Goal) 35'

NE – Michael Tsicoulias 6 (Ben Verner 2) 90'

New England Revolution: Austin Causey; Thamba Mbungu, Morris Mathews, Nathan Metsack; Aaron Ramos (Ben Verner 60'), Liam Carpenter-Shulman, Mateos Norian (Keel Brissett 65'), Luis Blanco (Caleb Williams 65'); Kaoru Fujiwara, Michael Tsicoulias, Gabe Padilla (Damian Rivera 60')

Substitutes Not Used: Eliot Jones, Marcos Pessanha, Jonathan Martinez

Misconduct Summary:

SEA – Michael Provenzano (Yellow Card) 79'

New England Revolution U-17s vs. Montreal Impact U-17s

Sunday, March 18, 2018 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 1, Montreal Impact 1

Scoring Summary:

NE – Damian Rivera 5 (Kaoru Fujiwara 3) 63'

MTL – Dumel Kamwa 79'

New England Revolution: Eliot Jones; Thamba Mbungu, Morris Mathews, Nathan Metsack; Ben Verner, Liam Carpenter-Shulman, Kaoru Fujiwara (Caleb Williams 90'), Luis Blanco; Michael Tsicoulias, Keel Brissett (Gabe Padilla 68'), Damian Rivera (Mateos Norian 75')

Substitutes Not Used: Austin Causey, Marcos Pessanha, Aaron Ramos, Ben Verner

Misconduct Summary:

MTL – Yannick Laurent (Yellow Card) 17'

MTL – Zachary Fernandez (Yellow Card) 27'

NE – Thamba Mbungu (Yellow Card) 32'

NE – Benjamin Verner (Yellow Card) 55'

NE – Michael Tsicoulias (Yellow Card) 72'

NE – Eliot Jones (Yellow Card) 90'

UNDER-15s

New England Revolution U-15s vs. Seacoast United U-15s

Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 2, Seacoast United 1

Scoring Summary:

NE – Christian Bejar 2 (Colby Quinones 5) 10'

SEA – Jeremy Rodriguez 27'

NE – Cole Dewhurst 2 (Unassisted) 53'

New England Revolution: Nick Cardona; Zach Zardi-Santos (Cole Richardson 70'), Cole Dewhurst, Degefe McCracken, Colby Quinones (Leonardo Domingo 70'); Jonathan Murphy; Sam White (Jack Anderson 63'), Matthew Fordham; Hikaru Fujiwara; Zach Vlachos (Andrew Serafino 56'), Christian Bejar (Felipe Vieira 63')

Substitutes Not Used: Matthew Tibbetts

Misconduct Summary:

SEA – Ezra Colcord (Yellow Card) 39'

New England Revolution U-15s vs. Montreal Impact U-15s

Sunday, March 18, 2018 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 5, Montreal Impact 2

Scoring Summary:

NE – Andrew Serafino 12 (Felipe Vieira 1) 1'

NE – Hikaru Fujiwara 7 (Unassisted) 8'

NE – Hikaru Fujiwara 8 (Jonathan Murphy 1) 24'

MTL – Tomas Giraldo 56'

NE – Felipe Vieira 6 (Jack Anderson 1) 57'

NE – Sam White 5 (Andrew Serafino 5) 69'

MTL – Matthew Catavolo 80'

New England Revolution: Nick Cardona (Matthew Tibbetts 74'); Zach Zardi-Santos (Degefe McCracken 74'), Cole Dewhurst, Cole Richardson, Colby Quinones; Jonathan Murphy; Sam White, Jack Anderson (Matthew Fordham 74'); Hikaru Fujiwara; Andrew Serafino (Christian Bejar 71'), Felipe Vieira (Zach Vlachos 68')

Substitutes Not Used: Matthew Tibbetts

Misconduct Summary:

MTL – Chadi Mayati (Yellow Card) 7'

MTL – Mahdi Djellab (Yellow Card) 57'

MTL – Keesean Ferdinand (Yellow Card) 79'

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