By Jose Rivera –
Wednesday, the New England Revolution will host Chicago Fire FC at Gillette Stadium for a midweek match. Wednesday is the second of three home games in an eight-day span.
New England heads into Wednesday’s match in ninth place in the Eastern Conference standings following Sunday’s 2-1 loss to the LA Galaxy.
With a win Wednesday night, New England could climb as high as sixth place in the table. Four of the Revolution’s final seven games are at home, with six contests against Eastern Conference opponents.
Midfielder Carles Gil netted his sixth goal of the season in Sunday’s match, his fourth time on the scoresheet in the last five games. Gil continues to pace MLS in chances created (92), key passes (84), and fouls won (77), while trailing FC Cincinnati’s Luciano Acosta (15) by two assists for the league lead. The 2022 MLS All-Star’s 19 combined goals and assists this season are tied for eighth best in MLS. With his next goal contribution, the Spaniard will reach 20 goals and assists for the third time in four MLS seasons.
The first of two meetings between New England and Chicago kicks off Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.