New England Revolution vs. Real Salt Lake
Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Gillette Stadium | Foxborough, Massachusetts
Predicted Weather: Partly sunny | High 73 | Low 51
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. Real Salt Lake: 7:30 p.m.
KICK CHILDHOOD CANCER GAME
The Revs will host their annual 'Kick Childhood Cancer Game' in conjunction with MLS WORKS when Real Salt Like visit Foxborough on Saturday night. In recognition of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, there will be special gold-themed match-day elements, including a gold match ball, gold nets, gold corner flags, a special gold captain's armband and Kick Childhood Cancer procession tops.
Game-worn jerseys and other items from Saturday night's match will be auctioned off at a later date, with details to come.
The Revs have made several community hospital visits as part of this initiative, including at Boston Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital. New England have also partnered with Binkeez for Comfort, with players visiting their headquarters to create handmade blankets for patients, and delivering the special products during their hospital visits.
The players also worked with young MGH patients to put together a special #KickChildhoodCancer tifo that features hand and footprints of those children who are fighting cancer. This banner will be displayed in-stadium during Saturday's match against Real Salt Lake.
RECENT FORM VS. REAL SALT LAKE
This will be the 22nd overall meeting between the Revs and Real Salt Lake, and their 11th game played at Gillette Stadium.
The Revs have gone 4-4-2 at home against Real Salt Lake, and this will be the first match these two sides have played in Foxborough since 2017. In that match, the Revs rolled past RSL to a 4-0 shutout victory.
However, Salt Lake returned the favor in 2018, when RSL handed New England a 4-1 loss at Rio Tinto Stadium. Kelyn Rowe scored the lone goal for the Revolution in that game, and he will return to Foxborough as he's now with RSL after a recent trade sent him to from Kansas City to Salt Lake City.
Saturday night is shaping up to be a critical match for both sides in the playoff race, as both the Revs and RSL sit three points above the playoff line in their respective conferences with four games remaining.
Overall Record vs. RSL: 6-10-5
Home Record vs. RSL: 4-4-2
Last Meeting at Rio Tinto Stadium: Real Salt Lake 4, Revs 1 (October 18, 2018)
Last Meeting at Gillette Stadium: Revs 4, Real Salt Lake 0 (May 13, 2017)
HOW TO TUNE IN
TV: NBC Sports Boston
Streaming: NBCSportsBoston.com, NBC Sports mobile app
Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub (English), SiriusXM Channel 94 (English) 1260 AM Nossa Radio USA (Portuguese)
Elizabeth Pehota, Jeff Lemieux and Charlie Davies will break down the starting lineups and all the storylines on Revolution Pregame Live, available at 6:45 p.m. on the Revolution’s official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels as well as www.revolutionsoccer.net.
WATCH: Three Numbers That Matter | Arena takes aim at history on Saturday
READ: Lemieux Previeux | Revs begin critical three-game week at home vs. RSL
WATCH: Training Report | Revs in search of a 90-minute performance vs. RSL
WATCH: Two Players to Watch with Charlie Davies | Revs vs. Real Salt Lake
WATCH: The Playoff Picture | Which games will have the biggest impact this week?
WATCH: Farrell | Revs aim to "take care of business at home" on Saturday night
WATCH: Drive Series presented by Audi | Party supplies for The Confetti Foundation
LISTEN: Far Post Podcast | Delamea makes a bold prediction ahead of Saturday
WATCH: Arena | "It's critical in every game not to have mental lapses"
WATCH: Turner | "Everyone's in this do-or-die mindset" with four games left
WATCH: Gil | Revs are "ready to come out and play, ready to win" vs. RSL
WATCH: L. Caicedo | Revs need to "win the 50-50-battles" against Real Salt Lake
WATCH: Bunbury | Veterans "need to start stepping it up" in final stretch
WATCH: Bye | "We just have to be a little cleaner" to close games out
READ: Gil (two assists) tops Audi Index, earns MLS Team of the Week nod
WATCH: All the Angles | Cristian Penilla's audacious lob
READ: Revs left with "disappointing point" as 3-1 lead slips away in Florida
WATCH: Highlights | Revs race to halftime lead, but Orlando fights back
READ: Recap | Revs and Orlando City SC trade blows in 3-3 draw
DRIVE SERIES PRESENTED BY AUDI
The New England Revolution Charitable Foundation will be collecting new party supplies (listed below), with all donations directly benefiting the Confetti Foundation. The mission of the Confetti Foundation is to supply birthday parties to children who have to spend their birthdays in a hospital, pediatric oncology clinic or hospice facility.
- Colored/themed paper plates
- Colored/themed paper cups
- Colored/themed paper napkins
- Sticker Sheets
- Paper blowers
- Crepe party streamers
- Party hats/crowns
- Happy birthday banners
Gillette Stadium | All Gates
Donations will be accepted between 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Fans who make a donation will receive a special match day giveaway.
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 2018-19 primary jersey by visiting the Gillette Stadium ProShop, or by clicking HERE.