A quick turnaround is just what the doctor ordered.
NYCFC returns to the Bronx this Wednesday night to take on Brad Friedel’s New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium.
The latest on the injury front is that there is no update. All players’ statuses remain the same as they were heading into the Columbus trip.
Maxime Chanot, Rodney Wallace, Ismael Tajouri-Shradi, and Ebenezer Ofori are on international duty during the upcoming FIFA International Dates from September 3 to September 11.
With another match vs. D.C. United on Saturday afternoon, be sure to keep it locked on NYCFC.com for further injury updates throughout the week.
NEW YORK CITY FC
- QUESTIONABLE: D - Alex Callens (Knee)
- OUT: F - Jo Inge Berget (Adductor)
- OUT: M - Yangel Herrera (Ankle)
- OUT: D - Cedric Hountondji (Hamstring)
- OUT: M - Jesus Medina (Hamstring)
- INTERNATIONAL DUTY: D - Maxime Chanot
- INTERNATIONAL DUTY: M - Rodney Wallace
- INTERNATIONAL DUTY: M - Ismael Tajouri-Shradi
- INTERNATIONAL DUTY: M - Ebenezer Ofori
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION
- OUT: D - Chris Tierney (torn ACL)
- SUSPENDED: M - Luis Caicedo
- INTERNATIONAL DUTY: M - Zachary Herivaux
- INTERNATIONAL DUTY: D - Gabriel Somi
- The Revolution has lost just once in their last five league meetings with New York City (2W- 2D), scoring 10 goals in that time. They have five goals in their first five MLS games against City.
- New York City has won just once in their last six games (3L-2D), conceding 12 goals in that time – two fewer than they had allowed in their previous 12 MLS matches.
- The Revolution are winless in their last nine games (6L-3D). They haven’t gone more than eight games without a win since going ten winless between July and September 2012.
- NYCFC have scored the most left-footed goals in the league this year with 28. The New England Revolution have scored the fewest left footed goals in the league with three.
- The Revolution average 0.5 points per game when Juan Agudelo starts (1W-8L-2D) and 1.7 points per game when he does not (6W-2L-7D).
- New York City had a total of seven shots against Columbus over the weekend, tied for their fewest in a league game this year.
- Scott Caldwell’s goal last weekend was his first in his last 40 league appearances and his fourth in 172 MLS games. All four of his career goals have come against Western Conference opponents.
- Ismael Tajouri-Shradi has three braces this season, including one against New England back in March. Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic (four) has more braces in 2018.
- Luis Caicedo who 70.6% of his duels last weekend, tied for the sixth-highest duel success rate for a Revolution player in a MLS match in which they took part in 17+ duels.
- Sebastien Ibeagha had nine clearances against Columbus last weekend, his third game with 9+ clearances in 2018. Only Frederic Brillant (nine) and Maxime Chanot (four) have more such games.