New England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew SC
Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 2 p.m.
Gillette Stadium | Foxborough, Massachusetts
Predicted Weather: Scattered snow showers | High 41 | Low 17
TIMELINE TO KICKOFF
Parking lots open at 12 p.m. (11 a.m. for Season Members)
Gates open at 1 p.m. (12:45 p.m. for Season Members)
Kickoff vs. Columbus Crew SC: 2 p.m.
RECENT FORM VS. COLUMBUS CREW SC
The Revs will return to Foxborough for their home opener as they host Columbus Crew SC on Saturday (March 9), which will be the earliest opener at Gillette Stadium in club history.
New England have beaten Columbus just once in the past six meetings, dropping four of those matches and playing to a thrilling 2-2 draw last April at Mapfre Stadium. In their most recent meeting, last May at Gillette Stadium, Crew SC claimed a 1-0 win.
The Revs will look to extend their unbeaten run in home openers to 13 games in Saturday's matchup, so it will be an Eastern Conference showdown that you won't want to miss.
Overall Record vs. Columbus Crew SC: 23-36-13
Home Record vs. Columbus Crew SC: 15-16-6
Last Meeting in New England: Revs 0, Columbus 1 (May 19, 2018)
Last meeting at Columbus: Revs 2, Columbus 2 (April 21, 2018 at Mapfre Stadium)
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, available at 1:15 p.m. on the Revolution's official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels as well as on www.revolutionsoccer.net.
READ: Lemieux Previeux | Revs kick off home slate on Saturday against Columbus
WATCH: Three Numbers That Matter | How good have Revs been in home openers?
READ: Knighton's a 'Keeper | Starting GK job currently "Brad's shirt to lose"
READ: Delamea: "We need to win a lot more games at home" in 2019
WATCH: Home Sweet Home | Every goal Revs have scored in home openers
WATCH: Training Report | Revs preparing for long-awaited return home
READ: Injury Update | Mancienne, J. Caicedo both "day-to-day"
LISTEN: Far Post Podcast | Anibaba on snowstorms, Penilla's personality, and more
WATCH: Friedel | Showdown with Crew SC "should be an exciting game"
WATCH: Caldwell | "It's all eyes forward to the home opener" vs. Crew SC
WATCH: Knighton | "These games start early and they're six-point games"
WATCH: Delamea | "We need to win a lot more games at home" in 2019
WATCH: Castillo eager to make home debut in front of Revs fans
WATCH: Outside the Box | "The start of something special"
WATCH: Around the League | Goals, goals, goals in Week 1 of MLS
READ: "Ultimate pro" Anibaba steps up on short notice in Dallas
READ: Revs believe gritty road point can "jumpstart the season"
SHOW YOUR COLORS
Break out your blue kits!
The Revs will be sporting their 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 primary jersey by visiting the Gillette Stadium Pro Shop, or clicking HERE.