1. Cyle Larin is healthy and in form. The last time the Revolution faced Orlando (which was 14 days ago, by the way), Larin made a brief 30-minute cameo. This time, the striker should be in the starting lineup. Larin played 90 minutes last weekend against the New York Red Bulls and showed no sign of being slowed by his hamstring injury. The UConn product had two shots on goal and scored just three minutes into the match. Already on four goals and one assist this season, Larin will surely be tormenting the Revs back line throughout the night. The good news? Kaka won't be with him
2. Orlando City does its best work inside the box. As a team that hasn't been shutout this season and has already collected 13 goals, it's safe to say that Orlando likes to attack. Interestingly, all of these tallies have come inside the 18-yard box. With this in mind, Andrew Farrell, Jose Goncalves, and the rest of the Revs defenders must stay compact. They should also be aware of Seb Hines, who has uncanny ability to score on set pieces.
3. The Revs have been pretty successful against Orlando. In the albeit brief history between the two clubs, New England has done quite well against Orlando. The Revs are unbeaten through three meetings, collecting a record of 1-0-2. The goalscorers have been varied, with Juan Agudelo, Teal Bunbury, Charlie Davies, Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, and Chris Tierney all finding the back of the net. Nguyen has been the most successful, as he recorded three assists against the Lions on Sept. 5, 2015. The Revolution are averaging 16.3 shots per game against Orlando, the highest average against any MLS opponent. Perhaps more unique is the fact that the Revs have scored five of their nine goals against Orlando after the 76th minute.