Updated at 10:10pm on Monday, October 7
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The kickoff time for the New England Revolution’s match against Atlanta United FC in Round One of the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs has been moved to 1:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match will be broadcast nationally on Univision, as well as locally on NBC Sports Boston, where Brad Feldman, Paul Mariner, and Naoko Funayama will be on the call. In addition, the match will air on the radio locally on 98.5 The Sports Hub in English, and on 1260 AM Nossa Radio USA in Portuguese.
The Revolution, owners of five Eastern Conference Championships, have recorded a 17-16-9 all-time record in the postseason, including a 5-11-3 record in away games. This will mark the first postseason contest between New England and Atlanta – the reigning MLS Cup champions. In six all-time meetings with Atlanta United, the Revolution have accrued a 0-4-2 record, including a 0-3-0 record in Atlanta. The sides met twice this season, with Atlanta claiming a 2-0 win at Gillette Stadium on April 13, and a 3-1 win in the regular season finale at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Oct. 6.
Revolution Sporting Director & Head Coach Bruce Arena is the league's all-time leader in postseason wins (32) and MLS Cup titles (5). This marks New England's first postseason appearance since 2015, when the club faced D.C. United in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round.