FOXBORO -- The New England Revolution’s home opener against Orlando City SC, scheduled for Saturday at Gillette Stadium, has been postponed due to projected extreme weather conditions in the area. Saturday’s weather forecast calls for severe cold with wind chills expected to reach 10 below zero.
The match will now be played at Gillette Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m
"All of us involved in this decision believe this is in the best interest of the fans, the players, and the game," said Revolution president Brian Bilello. "We at the Revolution look forward to seeing all our fans at the Orlando game on September 2."
All tickets for March 11 will be honored on Sept. 2. Fans will be allowed to switch to another game by calling 1-877-GET-REVS.
New England will now open its home schedule against Minnesota United FC on Saturday, March 25 at 2 p.m.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Teal Bunbury scored his fourth goal in five matches, helping the New England Revolution beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night.
Each of New England's seven wins has come at home. The Revolution (7-10-5) are 0-8-3 on the road.
Bunbury finished a nice passing sequence in the 53rd minute. Kelyn Rowe, near midfield, tapped a goal kick by Vancouver's Stefan Marinovic to Kei Kamara, who tapped it back to Rowe on the right side for the feed to a charging Bunbury just outside the 6-yard box.
Cody Cropper had two saves for his sixth shutout of the season.
Vancouver (9-8-4) had its three-game road unbeaten streak snapped.
CHICAGO - Matt Polster scored his first goal of the season in the eighth minute to help the Chicago Fire beat the New England Revolution 4-1 on Saturday night.
Kei Kamara, with his fourth goal in his last three matches, tied it at the 24th minute on a header off a free kick from Lee Nguyen.
Chicago went ahead for good when Juninho scored his first goal as a member of the Fire in the 39th. Patrick Doody assisted on goals by Juninho, Michael de Leeuw and Luis Solignac.
Chicago (12-5-5) swept New England (7-10-5) in all three matches this season.
The Fire extended its home winning streak to nine games, the second longest home winning streak of all time. The Miami Fusion won nine straight at home from Aug. 4, 2000, to June 9 the following year.