New York City FC returns to action at Yankee Stadium this Sunday at 6:00 PM ET, when they'll face off against the New England Revolution for the second time this season. These two clubs have some unique history between them, as NYCFC won their first-ever home game by beating the Revolution 2-0 back in 2015.
- NYCFC has won two matches in a row leading up to this clash—a 3-2 Hudson River Derby triumph and a 2-0 away victory over the LA Galaxy
- Against LA, David Villa extended his lead at the front of the MLS Golden Boot race to two goals. He's notched 18 goals this season with 10 matches to go.
- NYCFC could move to within one point of Toronto FC at the top of the Supporters' Shield hunt with a victory on Sunday.
- New England are the only team in the Eastern Conference with a goal differential of zero.
- New England's Lee Nguyen is tied for the second most assists in the league with 10.
- The Revolution have yet to win an away match this season.
- NYCFC have only lost once at Yankee Stadium this season.
The Last Game
The Revolution won their last match, a tight game against Vancouver that ended 1-0 at Gillette Stadium thanks to a volleyed goal from Teal Bunbury.
New England have won three of their last six matches, losing the other three. Those matches have featured quite a few goals, including a 4-1 loss to Chicago, a 3-0 win over Philadelphia, and a 4-3 victory over the LA Galaxy. The Revs currently sit in 10th place in the Eastern Conference, six points out of a playoff spot with 11 matches left in their campaign.