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Recap | Record crowd of 65,612 fills Gillette Stadium, but Revs suffer 4-1 loss to Inter Miami CF



Recap | Record crowd of 65,612 fills Gillette Stadium, but Revs suffer 4-1 loss to Inter Miami CF

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (April 27, 2024) – The New England Revolution (1-7-1; 4 pts.) had been defeated by Inter Miami CF (6-2-3; 21 pts.), 4-1, in entrance of a club-record crowd of 65,612 followers at Gillette Stadium on Saturday evening. Tomás Chancalay’s opening-minute aim for New England despatched the second-largest soccer crowd in Gillette Stadium historical past right into a frenzy, however his early strike was cancelled out by two targets and two assists from Inter Miami midfielder Lionel Messi, who performed all 90 minutes of the match.

New England instantly started the evening on the entrance foot, with Tomás Chancalay tallying his first aim of the MLS common season solely 37 seconds into the match. Carles Gil intercepted a go in the midst of the park and despatched a ball in behind the Miami protection to Chancalay, who lofted a shot from a good angle over the charging goalkeeper Drake Callender. The aim marked New England’s earliest in a match since Gil scored within the first minute towards Atlanta on Might 31, 2023.

Making his second look at Gillette Stadium, and his first since arriving in MLS final season, Messi pulled Inter Miami degree along with his first aim of the evening within the thirty second minute. The Argentinian slotted house a by ball from Robert Taylor, beating Revolution goalkeeper Henrich Ravas, earlier than he struck once more with a 68th-minute aim to place Miami in entrance. Messi helped arrange the ultimate two targets on the evening for Miami by Benjamin Cremaschi within the 83rd minute, and Luis Suarez within the 88th minute.

New England defender Henry Kessler began the match for his a centesimal skilled look throughout all competitions for the membership. Revolution midfielder Dylan Borrero entered the match within the 81st minute to make his long-awaited return from a knee damage suffered one yr in the past.

New England heads again on the highway once more subsequent Saturday, Might 4 to face Chicago Hearth FC. The 8:30 p.m. ET kickoff at Solider Discipline is out there to observe on MLS Season Cross on Apple TV in English and Spanish. Hearken to the Revolution’s native radio calls on 98.5 The Sports activities Hub HD2 (WBZ-FM), with Brad Feldman and Charlie Davies, and on 1260 AM “Nossa Radio USA” in Portuguese.

  • Saturday’s crowd of 65,612 set a brand new single-game attendance file for the Revolution, surpassing the 2002 MLS Cup last (61,316).
  • The group can be the second-largest attendance for a soccer match at Gillette Stadium within the venue’s 23-year historical past, solely behind a 2007 worldwide pleasant between Brazil and Mexico (67,584).
  • Tomás Chancalay scored his first aim of the common season, his fifth tally throughout all competitions this season.
  • The primary-minute aim was New England’s quickest tally since Might 31, 2023, when Carles Gil scored 21 seconds into the match.
  • Carles Gil tallied his first common season help of 2024, his seventy fifth helper throughout all competitions for the membership. Gil led the crew with seven key passes on the evening.
  • Gil now has 99 aim contributions for his MLS common season profession, one shy of turning into the fifth participant in membership historical past to succeed in the century mark.
  • Defender Xavier Arreaga, acquired on Tuesday by New England in a commerce with Seattle, earned his first begin for the membership on Saturday evening.
  • Henry Kessler made his a centesimal look for New England throughout all competitions in Saturday’s match, marking the event by finishing 92 % of his passes.
  • Dylan Borrero returned to motion for New England twelve months after struggling a knee damage, coming into the match as an 81st-minute substitute.

New England Revolution 1 vs. Inter Miami CF 4

April 27, 2024 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
Assistant Referee: Nick Uranga
Assistant Referee: Jose Da Silva
Fourth Official: Joshua Encarnacion
Video Assistant Referee: Tim Ford
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Jeff Muschik
Climate: 59 levels and sunny
Attendance: 65,612

Scoring Abstract:
– Tomás Chancalay 1 (Carles Gil 1) 1’
MIA – Lionel Messi 8 (Robert Taylor 2) 32’
MIA –Lionel Messi 9 (Sergio Busquets 3) 68’
MIA – Benjamin Cremaschi 1 (Lionel Messi 7) 83’
MIA – Luis Suarez 7 (Lionel Messi 8) 88’

New England Revolution: Henrich Ravas; Xavier Arreaga, Henry Kessler, Andrew Farrell (Ryan Spaulding 72’); Nick Lima, Matt Polster (Ian Harkes 60’), Mark-Anthony Kaye (Dylan Borrero 81’), Emmanuel Boateng (Giacomo Vrioni 72’); Nacho Gil, Carles Gil ©, Tomás Chancalay

Substitutes Not Used: JD Gunn, Santiago Suarez, Jack Panayotou.

Inter Miami CF: Drake Callender; Tomás Aviles, Nicolas Freire, Franco Negri; Sergio Busquets, Lionel Messi ©, Julian Gressel (Benjamin Cremaschi 75’), David Ruiz, Marcelo Weigandt; Leo Campana (Luis Suarez 64’), Robert Taylor (Matias Rojas 75’).

Substitutes Not Used: CJ Dos Santos, Ryan Sailor, Noah Allen, Yannick Vivid, Lawson Sunderland, Leo Afonso.

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