New England Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders FC
Saturday, July 7, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Gillette Stadium | Foxborough, Massachusetts
Predicted Weather: Partly sunny | High 75 | Low 55
TIMELINE TO KICKOFF
Parking lots open at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. for Season Members)
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. (6:15 p.m. for Season Members)
Kickoff vs. Seattle Sounders FC: 7:30 p.m.
NEW ENGLAND NIGHT
The Revolution will host the first-ever New England Night against Seattle Sounders FC, celebrating the unity of the six states that make up the region. Stop by FanZone for special New England themed activities, including a chance to see the LL Bean Bootmobile on display (representing Maine), a photo-op with the militiamen, and scratch-off lottery tickets to win prizes. Additionally, the #NERevsTunes pre-match playlist will feature special New England songs that includes artists from the region or songs about New England area.
Want to win Putnam Club tickets, field passes and a #NERevs team signed ball?— New England Revolution (@NERevolution) July 1, 2018
Show us what you got! Be sure to use the #NENight hash tag to enter.
Official rules: https://t.co/j2KfRsdAel pic.twitter.com/xwnVhRYnUz
RECENT FORM VS. SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC
This will be the 13th overall meeting between the New England Revolution and Seattle Sounders FC, which joined MLS as an expansion side in 2009.
New England and Seattle most recently met at CenturyLink Field in April of last season, when the two teams battled to a wild 3-3 draw. Dating back to 2012 the Revs are 2-1-3 against the Sounders, including victories in the last two meetings at Gillette Stadium. With the Sounders coming to town on the back of a two-game trip, the Revs will be hoping to capitalize in the midst of a crucial home stretch.
Overall Record vs. Seattle Sounders FC: 5-4-3
Home Record vs Seattle Sounders FC: 4-1-1
Last Meeting: Revs 3, Sounders 3 (April 29, 2017 at CenturyLink Field)
Last Meeting at New England: Revs 2, Sounders 1 (May 28, 2016)
HOW TO TUNE IN
TV: NBC Sports Boston
Streaming: NBCSportsBoston.com, NBC Sports Boston mobile app
Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub (English), 1260 AM Nossa Radio USA (Portuguese)
Elizabeth Pehota and Jeff Lemieux will break down the starting lineups and all the storylines on Revolution Pregame LIVE, streaming on the Revolution’s official Facebook page at 7 p.m.
WATCH: Three Numbers That Matter ahead of Revs vs. Sounders FC
READ: Preview: Revs aim to stretch unbeaten run to seven vs. Seattle Sounders FC
WATCH: All 30 goals from the first half of 2018 in 90 seconds
READ: Bunbury hits 10-goal mark with work ethic and "killer instinct"
WATCH: Training Report: Revs (and the temps) heating up ahead of Seattle
WATCH: Highlights: Revs' history of New England-bred players
READ: Best first half in 10 years has Revs aiming high in 2018
WATCH: Drive Series: Soccer equipment for Cultural Exchange Through Soccer
WATCH: Fagundez youngest in MLS history to 200 appearances
WATCH: Throwback: Fagundez reacts to his first-ever interview from 2010
WATCH: Rowe: "This part of the season's going to be a grind"
WATCH: Friedel: "We hope to add a new face or two in the transfer window"
WATCH: Farrell: "Any team can give you a fight in this league"
WATCH: Delamea: "We can't get complacent at this stage"
WATCH: Agudelo: "The second half of the season, we can't let up"
LISTEN: Far Post Podcast: Turner on handling All-Star, U.S. National Team talk
WATCH: Highlights: Penilla's brace, Bunbury's team-leading 10th goal lift Revs
READ: Win over longtime rivals gives Revs perfect start to three-game homestand
READ: Despite shaky performance, Revs "found a way" against D.C.
READ: Recap: Revs extend unbeaten run to six games with 3-2 win over D.C. United
SHOW YOUR COLORS
Break out your blue kits!
The Revs will be sporting their sleek primary kits, which take inspiration from the Boston Minutemen, a North American Soccer League club that played in Foxboro's Schaefer Stadium in 1976.
You can get your own Revs 2018 primary jersey by visiting the Gillette Stadium Pro Shop, or clicking HERE.
The New England Revolution Charitable Foundation will be collecting gently used soccer equipment such as cleats, shin guards, soccer balls, and goalkeeper gloves at the stadium on Saturday to benefit Cultural Exchange Through Soccer.
Cultural Exchange Through Soccer uses the global game of soccer to unify diverse communities in Worcester in a common pursuit of collective empowerment.
Gillette Stadium | Donation Bins at All Gates
Donations will be accepted between 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.
Fans who make a donation will receive a New England Revolution Charitable Foundation pennant, while 10 lucky fans will receive pennants autographed by the Revolution’s leading goal scorer, Teal Bunbury.
Cultural Exchange Through Soccer uses the global game of soccer to unify diverse communities in Worcester in a common pursuit of collective empowerment. We will be helping further their mission by collecting new & gently used soccer equipment at Satuday's #NERevs match. pic.twitter.com/6QeWU6yhy4— We are New England (@WeareNewEngland) July 3, 2018