ne we meet again

We Meet Again: New England Revolution

NYCFC heads to Massachusetts this weekend to take on the New England Revolution for the third and final time this season.

READ: 9 Reasons to Watch: NYCFC at New England

Key Stats

  • NYCFC are 2-1-2 against the Revs dating back to 2016, and can help lock up a first-round playoff bye with what would be their second win over New England this season. 
  • New England has scored 10 of their goals (21%) from set pieces this season, good for fourth-highest in the league. 
  • Away from home, NYCFC have scored 17 goals from open play, good for third-highest in the league.
  • David Villa is averaging a goal every 119 minutes for NYCFC this season, the second best goals per minute ratio among Major League Soccer's top ten scorers. 
  • In City's last match against the Revs, the Blues dominated with 64.1% of the possession and an 84% pass completion rate. 
  • In addition to scoring the equalizing goal in that match, David Villa had four successful dribbles, twice as many as the Revolution had total. 
  • A win this weekend would be NYCFC's fourth all-time against the Revs. 

PHOTOS: NYCFC v. New England: A Photo History

The Last Time

Last time out against the Revs, David Villa's 76th minute equalizer and Jonathan Lewis' last-gasp winner gave NYCFC a 2-1 victory. 

The Last Match

In their last match, the Revs earned a 0-0 draw against Atlanta United.

Recent Form

The Revolution have won two of their last six matches, losing three and drawing one. Two of those losses have come by score lines of 7-0 and 6-1, while they earned a 2-1 victory over league-leading Toronto FC.