DL - Schedule August/September

Revolution announce six games as MLS season continues in home markets

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution have announced six regular-season matches, including three matches scheduled to be played at Gillette Stadium, as Major League Soccer’s 25th season continues with games in home markets. The club’s first match following its participation in the MLS is Back Tournament this July is slated for Friday, August 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET, when the Revolution will host the Philadelphia Union at Gillette Stadium.

Five of the six matches will be televised locally on NBC Sports Boston, with Brad Feldman and Charlie Davies calling the action. The club’s August 29 meeting with the New York Red Bulls will air nationally on FS1. The matches also air locally on the radio at 98.5 The Sports Hub, with Portuguese commentary available on 1260 AM Nossa Radio USA.

MLS plans to announce the balance of the regular season schedule by early September as the league continues to work with infectious disease experts, league and club medical personnel, and government officials in all markets in charting a course for the completion of the 2020 season.

New England Revolution MLS Schedule: August 21 - September 12

Date/Time

Opponent

Venue

Broadcast

Friday, August 21

8:00 p.m. ET

vs. Philadelphia Union

Gillette Stadium

(Foxborough, Mass.)

NBC Sports Boston

98.5 The Sports Hub

Nossa Radio USA

Tuesday, August 25

7:00 p.m. ET

at D.C. United

Audi Field

(Washington, D.C.)

NBC Sports Boston

98.5 The Sports Hub

Nossa Radio USA

Saturday, August 29

8:00 p.m. ET

vs. New York Red Bulls

Gillette Stadium

(Foxborough, Mass.)

FS1

98.5 The Sports Hub

Nossa Radio USA

Wednesday, September 2

8:00 p.m. ET

vs. New York City FC

Gillette Stadium

(Foxborough, Mass.)

NBC Sports Boston

98.5 The Sports Hub

Nossa Radio USA

Sunday, September 6

7:30 p.m. ET

at Chicago Fire FC

Soldier Field

(Chicago, Ill.)

NBC Sports Boston

98.5 The Sports Hub

Nossa Radio USA

Saturday, September 12

7:30 p.m. ET

at Philadelphia Union

Subaru Park

(Chester, Pa.)

NBC Sports Boston

98.5 The Sports Hub

Nossa Radio USA

In accordance with state and local health guidelines, Revolution home games at Gillette Stadium will remain closed to fans until further notice. Ticketing updates will be provided this week to Season Members and fans who have already purchased tickets for a 2020 Revolution home game. In the meantime, fans may direct questions to their customer service representative, emailcs@revolutionsoccer.net, or call 1-877-GET-REVS.

Each club will play 18 additional regular-season games in a phased approach, culminating with Decision Day on Sunday, Nov. 8.  To make up the three matches missed from the tournament, FC Dallas and Nashville SC will play an additional three matches, against each other, with the first two games on Aug. 12 and 16 and a third game to be scheduled in the fall. In an expansion of the postseason for 2020, 18 clubs will compete in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs -- up from 14 teams last year. MLS Cup will be played on Dec. 12.

New England will resume MLS play with a 1-1-3 record in the 2020 regular season, sitting in ninth place in the Eastern Conference with six points. The August 21 meeting with Philadelphia will be a rematch of New England’s final game in the MLS is Back Tournament on July 25. The Union topped the Revs, 1-0, in the Round of 16 to eliminate New England from the Knockout Stages after a second-place finish in Group C play (1-0-2). Philadelphia’s last match was a loss in the Semifinals against Portland on August 5, a 2-1 defeat. The two sides will square off again at Subaru Park in Chester, Pa. on Saturday, Sept. 12.

The Revolution will also host both of its New York rivals at Gillette Stadium in a five-day span. The New York Red Bulls are set to visit Foxborough for a nationally televised match on FS1 on Saturday, August 29 (8:00 p.m. ET), with New York City FC coming to town on Wednesday, Sept. 2 (8:00 p.m. ET).

Two other contests on the upcoming six-game slate will be 2020 rematches, with New England facing D.C. United (August 25 - 7:00 p.m. ET) and Chicago Fire FC (September 6 - 7:30 p.m. ET) for the second time this season. The Revs played Chicago to a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium in the home opener on March 7, and battled D.C. to a 1-1 draw on July 17 in Group C action in the MLS is Back Tournament.