New England will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 7 points behind Philadelphia Union.
New England and Philadelphia Union should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.
2-5-3 (wins/draws/losses). These are the numbers for Philadelphia Union when playing away games on artifical turf, which is not the surface they have on their own home stadium (which has grass). Their goal statistics from those ten matches are 8-13 (scored/conceded).
New England form and stats
The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Major League Soccer this season. New England have only managed 1 win, 5 draws and 2 losses from their games here at Gillette Stadium.
England enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Montreal Impact's place. The match ended 3-2 with Teal Bunbury, Kekuta Manneh and Adam Buksa scoring. A strong away win before that one, visiting New York City and winning 2-1.
The manager B. Arena will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Nashville SC in only four days.
New England have scored 5 league goals here from 8 matches, not a lot. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. England have only conceded 6 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.
Philadelphia Union form and stats
The story so far for the visiting team, who have the most scored goals (32) in Major League Soccer, on their Major League Soccer travels is 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats.
Philadelphia are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 2-2 draw at DC United (placed 14th). Prior to that match, a home win 2-1 against Montreal Impact.
Philadelphia Union have scored 14 goals on their travels this season, from 10 away games in the league. 11 goals have been conceded by Philadelphia in these games.
Head 2 HeadThe two sides played each other earlier this season: Philadelphia Union - England 2-1. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): New England one win, two draws and Philadelphia Union seven victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.
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|New England||Philadelphia Union|
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|79%||62%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||80%||90%|
|63%||50%||0%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||67%||60%||71%|
|37%||12%||0%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||67%||50%||62%|
|11%||12%||0%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||33%||30%||24%|
|5%||0%||0%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||33%||20%||14%|
|32%||38%||0%||Clean Sheets||C S||67%||40%||38%|
|37%||62%||100%||Failed to Score||F T||0%||40%||19%|
|0||0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0||0|
|0||0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0||0|
|1.3||1.4||4||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.3||2.3||2.3|
|2||0||0||Red cards||R C||0||0||0|
|297||133||13||Total Shots||T S||37||115||245|
|92||41||6||Shots on Target||S O||19||47||101|
|22%||12%||0%||Goal Efficiency||G E||42%||30%||37%|
- Philadelphia Union has the most scored goals (32) in Major League Soccer
- Philadelphia Union has the most scored goals in the second half (22) in Major League Soccer
- Philadelphia Union has the the best goal difference (+16) in Major League Soccer
- Philadelphia Union have scored at least twice as many goals away as New England have scored home.
|6||New York City||18||8||3||7||23||16||9||5||0||4||16||10||9||3||3||3||7||6||7||27|
|7||New York RB||18||7||3||8||21||22||7||3||0||4||9||10||11||4||3||4||12||12||-1||24|