MLS – Match-day 42: Red Bulls v New England Revolution
Red Bulls at home against Revs – Saturday – 1:00am GMT – Red Bull Arena.
Red Bulls, currently sitting third, host seventh placed Revs on Saturday.
Red Bulls have so far accrued 47 points in this season of the MLS
Gerhard Struber will have impressed upon his team the importance of getting a positive result out of this game, following two successive defeats. First it was Montréal and then Philadelphia Union, however this is something that their opponents will be aware of going into this fixture.
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and one losses for Red Bulls seems very relevant. They currently stand third in the League, with 47 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Red Bulls have won four meetings, drawn five games, and lost six meetings of their 15 League matches at home this season.
A victory for Red Bulls would put them on 50 points.
New England Revolution arrive at this game, having secured 38 points so far this season
Revs will be buoyant, following a 3-0 home win against New York in their last fixture.
Also, Revs seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with 10 draws in 20 matches. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventh place, with a total of 38 points.
Revs now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won three matches, drawn five meetings, and lost six matches matches on the road.
A win in this fixture, would take New England Revolution’s points from 38 to 41, so far this season.
Red Bulls v New England Revolution – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Revs with a greater number of wins. In the last 88 meetings, they have enjoyed 35 wins, to Red Bulls’s 28 victories. In addition, Revs have seen victory two games played at Red Bull Arena against Red Bulls. Their most recent encounter in this competition Revs delivered a 0-1 away win.