The New England Revolution face the Philadelphia Union in the next league game of the MLS regular season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, 28 May 2022. The game time by GMT is 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 28. The match venue is Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Latest odds on betting sites
The New England Revolution to win odds are priced at 2.05 (+105 American; 21/20 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2), while the Philadelphia Union to win odds are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: New England Revolution — 46%, draw — 27%, Philadelphia Union — 27%.
Latest betting odds on New England Revolution vs Philadelphia Union (28 May 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on New England Revolution — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Philadelphia Union — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
Match preview and statistics
The New England Revolution are ninth in the Eastern Conference table with 15 points and a -1 goal difference. The Revs have four wins, three draws and five losses, scored 21 goals and conceded 22 in the league. They lost 0-1 to New York City FC in their last game in the US Open Cup.
Santiago Rodriguez scored the match winner in the 94th minute of extra time to win the knockout game against New England. The Revs had 36% possession, eight total shots, one big chance, four shots on target, 303 accurate passes and 73% pass accuracy.
In their last league match, New England beat Cincinnati 3-2. Sebastian Lletget opened the scoring in the 17th minute with a shot from the centre to the bottom left corner, following a cross from Brandon Bye. Brandon Vazquez pulled one back for Cincinnati with a header into the centre of the net, assisted by John Nelson with the cross.
Adam Buksa restored their lead in the 43rd minute with a shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, Brandon Bye with the cross. Alvaro Barreal made it 2-2 in the 58th minute with a shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner, assisted by Dominique Badji.
Late in the 89th minute, Thomas McNamara made it 3-2 and won the game for the Revs with a right footed shot from the right side of the box to the high centre of the goal, assisted again by Brandon Bye. Top stats: 47% possession, 0.81 expected goal (xG), ten shots, four shots on target, 378 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy and two yellow cards.
New England Revolution team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
The Philadelphia Union are first in the Eastern Conference table with 24 points and a +9 goal difference. The Union have six wins, six draws and a loss, scored 18 goals and conceded nine so far in the league. They beat the Portland Timbers 2-nil in their last league match.
Daniel Gazdag opened the scoring in the fifth minute of the game with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, Alejandro Bedoya with the assist.
Sergio Santos doubled the lead in the 48th minute of the second half with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, following the cross from Kai Wagner.
Team statistics: 34% possession, 1.07 expected goals (xG), 12 total shots, four shots on target, 196 accurate passes, 71% pass accuracy, 20 fouls committed, five corners, two offsides and three yellow cards.
Philadelphia Union team news: Mikael Uhre is sidelined due to a muscle injury.
New England Revolution vs Philadelphia Union H2H
The Revs have won the previous two matches against the Union. They won 1-nil in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
New England projected starting lineup:
- Matt Turner
- Brandon Bye
- Omar Gonzalez
- Andrew Farrell
- DeJuan Jones
- Thomas McNamara
- Wilfrid Kaptoum
- Sebastian Lletget
- Carles Gil
- Damian Rivera
- Adam Buksa
Brandon Bye is the key player to watch out for. In their last league match against Cincinnati, he dropped a stellar performance, providing a hat-trick of assists. Bye had four assists and two goals so far this season. Expect another good game from the fullback.
Philadelphia Union projected starting lineup:
- Andre Blake
- Olivier Mbaizo
- Jakob Glesnes
- Jack Elliott
- Kai Wagner
- Alejandro Bedoya
- Jose Andres Martinez
- Leon Flach
- Daniel Gazdag
- Sergio Santos
- Julian Carranza
Sergio Santos is the key player to watch out for. He scored his first league goal of the season as he doubled the lead in their last match against the Portland Timbers. Santos looks forward to scoring in this game. He has a goal with three assists in the league.
Prediction and betting tips
The Revs are in good form, with two wins, two draws and a loss in the last five matches. They won their last league match. Philadelphia have one win, three draws and a loss in their last five matches. They also won their last league match.
In their last four meetings, New England have played better than Philadelphia, with three wins and a draw. The Revs won the last meeting. Predictions for this match are New England to win, and both teams to score. They have the home advantage in this game. The Revs have failed to keep a clean sheet in their five matches.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on the Revolution
Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.71 (-140 American; 5/7 Fractional)