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The Warm Up: #NEvTOR

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Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages/.biz

The New England Revolution will take on Toronto FC Saturday night as the Revolution return to Gillette Stadium for this Eastern Conference affair.

Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.

Scheduled kickoff: 7:30 pm

TV/Radio: Comcast SportsNet; 98.5 Sports Hub

All-time/Season series:

• New England leads the series 8-4-7.

• The Revolution will be going for their fifth consecutive positive result against Toronto, winning the last three and tying one.

• In the previous matchup between the two, New England defeated Toronto 2-1 on the road last May.

Revolution update:

• 5-2-3 overall, 18 points through ten games (1.80 points per game), with 14 goals scored and ten goals against.

• Currently holds 2nd place in the Eastern Conference Standings, three points behind D.C United and two points ahead of New York Red Bulls.

• The Revolution are undefeated at home in 2015 with a record of 3-0-2, with eight goals scored and two goals conceded. In their previous two home contests, New England defeated the Red Bulls 2-1 and routed Real Salt Lake 4-0.

• Charlie Davies has now scored four goals in as many games and has a four-game scoring streak, leading the Revs in the goals category. The Revolution have found the back of the net at least twice in the last four games, with a goal differential of four that’s good for second best in the conference.

Toronto FC update:

• 3-5-0 overall, nine points through eight games (1.125 points per game), with 12 goals scored and 13 goals against.

• Currently sits in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, tied with the Chicago Fire and Orlando City SC. They sit nine points behind the Revolution.

• In 2015, Toronto are 3-4-0 on the road, with its previous matchup away from home resulting in a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on May 2.

• Toronto has scored in all of its MLS games except for one, with Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco combining for nine goals. The USA international leads the way with five tallies.

• Toronto was eliminated from the Canadian Championship Wednesday night by the Montreal Impact on the away goal rule, despite a 3-2 victory in the second leg. They lost the first leg 1-0 on May 6 in Montreal.

Next for the Revolution: Wednesday, May 20 on the road against Sporting Kansas City at 8:00 pm

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