New York had a great start to the tournament, defeating Atlanta United 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs last Sunday but this time it won't be as easy.
Here’s what you need to know about the second round playoff fixture in the Eastern Conference...
What TV channel is New England Revolution vs NYCFC on?
When is kick off? Tuesday, November 30th, 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Where is the match being played? Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
What TV channel is it on? FS1, Fox Deportes
What streaming is it on? Fox Sports App
New England Revolution team news
After a triumphant 2021 campaign, the New England Revolution set a new a league-record with 73 points. The Revs return to action on Tuesday after not having played since November 7th, over three weeks between matches.
Goalkeeper Matt Turner is expected to leave his heart on the field and give another great performance.
“It would mean everything,” goalkeeper Matt Turner said about the team’s championship aspirations. “If you look back on my interviews in the past, I always said I don’t really care about individual awards. As long as the team does well, it’ll take me to where I want to be, and the team did well this year, so it took me to where I want to be.
NYCFC team news
NYCFC opened the postseason with a 2-0 win against Atlanta United at Yankee Stadium. The two goals came in quick succession of one another, with Valentin Castellanos scoring in the 49th minute and Alexander Callens scoring in the 53rd. The win is the club’s first in the postseason since 2019.
NYCFC have been in strong form in the end of the regular season and to start the postseason, having not lost since an October 17th derby with the Red Bulls.
Midfielder Nicolas Acevedo is questionable to play in the match against New England with an undisclosed lower body injury. He missed the match against Atlanta United, and has not played since September.
New England: Turner; Jones, Kessler, Farrell, Bye; Polster, McNamara, Buchanan; Gil, Bou, Buksa
NYCFC: Johnson; Amundsen, Chanot, Callens, Gray, Sands; Morales, Rodriguez, Moralez; Medina, Castellanos
New England Revolution vs NYCFC head to head record
Since NYCFC joined MLS in 2015, te the Revolution lead the all-time series 9-6-4. New England took two of the three previous meetings this season, winning 3-2 in the Bronx June 19th and 2-1 September 11th in Foxborough. NYCFC won 2-0 at home on August 28th.
New England Revolution vs NYCFC score prediction
While NYCFC have been in top form as of late, the Revolution had the best regular season in MLS history, in addition to the benefits of a first round bye and home field advantage. The cards are certainly stacked in New England’s favor as the team looks to win its first MLS Cup, and the road to that first championship begins Tuesday night.
Prediction: New England Revolution 3-1 NYCFC