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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Revs' home opener: Sat. vs. United


The Revolution (0-0-1, 1 pt.) open their home schedule on Saturday, March 26, at Gillette Stadium, against D.C. United. The game will start at 4:30 p.m. ET. It will be televised live on Comcast SportsNet New England. MAS-TV will televise the game in Boston in Spanish. The game will also be broadcast on 98.5 The Sports Hub.

The Revs have won four consecutive home openers at Gillette and also have a three-game win streak against D.C.

Some game notes courtesy of the Revs:

-- Saturday will be the 55th regular season game between the Revolution and D.C. United. United leads the series 25-21-8, however, the Revs own a 14-9-4
advantage in Foxborough, including an 8-3-4 record at Gillette Stadium.

-- The Revs are 4-1-1 in their last six games against D.C.

-- The Revs are 10-5-0 in home openers in their history. They are 6-3-0 at Gillette, including four straight wins.

-- Shalrie Joseph has scored three times in 24 career games against D.C.

-- Matt Reis has played 22 games in goal vs. D.C. His record is 7-9-6 with four shutouts and a 1.45 goals against average.

Here was the Revs lineup in their season-opening tie against the L.A. Galaxy:

GK Reis
D Tierney
D Soares
D Coria
D Barnes
M Perovic (Mansally 22’)
M McCarthy
M Joseph
M Phelan
M Boggs
F Schilawski (Nyassi 74’)