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Revolution vs. Toronto 2013: Preview, Notes, and Injury Report Part Deux

The Revolution have Toronto FC coming to town on Sunday night.

Winslow Townson

The New England Revolution face struggling Eastern Conference rivals Toronto FC tonight at Gillette Stadium. TFC is coming off of a dramatic late victory over Columbus, while the Revolution will look to extend their recent winning streak to three matches as they continue to scrap and fight for a playoff berth in a crowded East race.

The Revs own the all-time series between the two clubs to-date, posting a 5-3-6 record since Toronto joined the league in 2007. They've been even more dominant at home, going 5-1-2 over that stretch. The Reds actually claimed the 2012 season series with a 1-1-0 record, but New England has already defeated them once in 2013, a 2-0 victory in May.

REVOLUTION INJURY REPORT

OUT: Juan Agudelo (R Knee Sprain); Gabe Latigue (R ACL Tear)

TORONTO INJURY REPORT

QUESTIONABLE: Kyle Bekker (L Adductor Strain); Robert Earnshaw (L Hamstring Strain); Danny Koevermans (L Calf Strain); Emery Welshman (L Ankle Sprain)

TEAM NOTES

  • New England leads the all-time, regular-season series between the two clubs, 5-3-6
  • The Revs are 5-1-2 against Toronto at Gillette Stadium in eight regular-season games
  • Sunday's match is the second of three meetings between the two clubs this season...the Revs took the first game of the series, 2-0, on May 25 at Gillette Stadium...the teams end the series on Aug. 30 at BMO Field
  • Toronto won the season series in 2012, posting a 1-0-1 record and earned its first win at Gillette Stadium in club history
  • Six out of the 14 matches between the two teams have ended in a draw
  • The Revs have out-scored TFC, 24-15, in their 14 previous meetings
  • The Revs have shut out TFC four times while the Reds have posted three shutouts in the all-time, regular-season series
  • In home games against Toronto, the Revs have averaged 2.00 goals per game while Toronto has averaged 0.50 goals per game at Gillette Stadium
  • The Revolution and TFC have never met outside the MLS regular season

PLAYER NOTES

  • Andy Dorman rudely welcomed Toronto into MLS in 2007, scoring a pair of goals in the teams' first-ever meeting...the midfielder has three goals in three career games against TFC
  • Juan Agudelo has scored three goals in three games against Toronto...his first goal against TFC as Rev came earlier this year on May 25
  • Diego Fagundez has one goal - a game-winner - in three career games against TFC
  • Chad Barrett has one career goal and assist against the Reds as a member of the Chicago Fire
  • Chris Tierney has one goal and three assists in nine career appearances against Toronto...Tierney set up Diego Fagundez for the game-winner against TFC on May 25...Tierney's first two career assists were recorded at BMO Field against Toronto FC: on Aug. 23, 2008 and May 23, 2009...his lone goal against TFC was a 94th minute equalizer at BMO Field on June 23, 2012
  • Clyde Simms recorded two assists against TFC while a member of D.C. United
  • Saer Sene is the only other current Revolution player to record an assist against TFC...Sene assisted on Juan Agudelo's goal on May 25
  • Matt Reis is 3-1-4 with a 1.13 goals against average and three shutouts in eight career games against Toronto
  • Bobby Shuttleworth is 1-1-1 against TFC, with a 1.00 goals against average...Shuttleworth earned his first victory over Toronto on May 25

BROADCAST INFORMATION

TV: CSN New England, 7:30 PM EDT
RADIO: 98.5 Sports Hub, 7:30 PM EDT

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