After finally finding the win column and the back of the net in the 3-0 win against D.C. United last weekend, the Columbus Crew is back on the road to take on another Major League Soccer original in the New England Revolution. A big win like the one against United sets the mood for the opportunity to get another win, especially away from home.
“Obviously, we knew this was coming,” captain Jonathan Mensah said after the victory. “We worked really hard in training. Obviously, we needed something to turn around the results we have been getting lately. I told the boys before the game, ‘We need to have an obsession of winning,’ and when you have that mentality you have the mindset to win.”
Columbus (3-3-3) has a tough task against the Revolution (3-5-1), last year’s Supporters’ Shield winners, as the team’s last win in Foxborough, Massachusets came just over three years ago, a 1-0 result on March 9, 2019. With New England getting the likes of United States Men’s National Team goalkeeper Matt Turner back from injury, that added boost could see the Revs put up a strong test.
Injuries & Suspensions
New England: Jon Bell (Upper Leg) and Gustavo Bou (Upper Leg) are listed as QUESTIONABLE.
Columbus: Kevin Molino (R Knee) is listed as OUT. Milos Degenek (L Thigh) and Steven Moreira (L Thigh) are listed as QUESTIONABLE.
How to Watch
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Where: Gillette Stadium - Foxborough, Mass.
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Stream: MLS Live on ESPN+, Ball Sports App
- The Revolution went unbeaten in all three matches against the Black & Gold (1-0-2) last season, following a run of seven losses in their last nine meetings (1-7-1, including playoffs).
- Columbus has won three of the team’s last 33 away matches (3-16-14) dating back to September of 2019.
- Pedro Santos’ free kick goal last week against D.C. was the first direct free kick goal scored by someone other than Lucas Zelarayan or Federico Higuain for the Black & Gold since August 2011 (Josh Gardner vs. the Seattle Sounders).