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Revolution II Preview: 4/10 vs Philadelphia Union II
Clint Peay and Revolution II will look to extend their winning streak to three games.
New England Revolution II returns to action Monday following a 2-1 victory over NYCFC II. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Monday’s match!
Opponent: Philadelphia Union II
Date: Monday, April 10th
Time: 1:00 PM ET
Broadcast: MLS Season Pass
Projected weather: Monday will be warm inside Gillette Stadium as temps will sit at 63° at kickoff and rise to 64° by the end of the game. Bring sunglasses and sunscreen, as the UV index will stay steady at 5. A light breeze could make its way into the stadium as winds will blow at a constant 9 mph.
Philadelphia Union II:
2023 has been a rough go for head coach Marlon LeBlanc and Union II. Union II opened their 2023 campaign at home on March 26th, where they suffered a 3-1 defeat to Orlando City B. April 2nd saw Philadelphia host Inter Miami II, where they suffered a 2-1 defeat.
Philadelphia will look to right the ship on Monday after conceding five goals in their opening two contests.
Revolution II’s fourth campaign has gotten off to a hot start! Revs II enter Monday’s contest undefeated in their first two contests with a +2 goal differential. They secured all three points in their home opener last Sunday against NYCFC II thanks to newcomer Jordan Adebayo-Smith’s first goal with the club and a game-winning goal by first-teamer Esmir Bajraktareviċ in the closing minutes of the game.
Monday’s contest will be the fourth meeting between New England and Philadelphia. Philly holds a slight edge as Revs II is 1-2-0 against Union II. Their first meeting came on May 27th, 2022, when Meny Silva’s lone goal gave Revs II a 1-0 victory! Philadelphia picked up dominant victories in the other two contests with a 5-1 win on August 21st and a 3-1 victory in the regular season finale that saw Philadelphia secure their spot in the 2022 MLS NEXT Cup Playoffs.