Revolution open MLS Cup playoffs at Philly on Oct. 28

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The New England Revolution (15-9-10) drew the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference of the Audi MLS playoffs and will open their best of three Round One series against the No. 4 Philadelphia Union (15-9-10) on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Subaru Park in Chester, Pa. The kickoff is slated for 5 p.m.

The Revolution will host the second match on Wednesday, Nov. 8, starting at 7 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. A deciding third match, if necessary, would be played at Subaru Park on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m.

The Revolution and the Union split during the regular season. The Union won the first meeting, 3-0, in Philly on May 20. The Revolution closed out the regular season with a 2-1 victory over the Union on Saturday night at Gillette. Revolution striker Gustavo Bou scored both goals, the first on a penalty kick.

The Revolution are making their fourth post-season run in the last five seasons. In the only playoff encounter between the two teams, the Revolution prevailed 2-0 at Subaru Park in 2020. The playoffs revert to a single elimination format after Round One.

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