The New England Revolution will try to close out their current three-game road trip on a positive note on Saturday night, as they travel to D.C. United before heading home for a game against Toronto FC.
D.C. United and Toronto FC are the two worst teams in the entire MLS, so the Revs should realistically be able to hold their own in the next two matches. But last two times New England took on D.C. United, the Revolution payed to a scoreless draw and then lost 3-1.
Since that 3-1 win over the Revs back on June 26, D.C. has gone winless in its last four MLS matches, losing three and playing to a scoreless draw in another.
Meanwhile, New England enters Saturday's game coming off a 2-0 win over Columbus last weekend. The Revolution currently sit in sixth place (out of 10) in the Eastern Conference, just two points behind the Houston Dynamo for the fifth and final playoff spot.
D.C. United, however, sits in dead last in the East, with only 10 points on a 2-14-4 record.
If the Revs are going to beat United for the first time in over two years on Saturday, they may have to do it without Chris Tierney, who remains questionable as of Friday with left knee irritation, and Juan Agudelo, who will miss his sixth straight game with a right knee sprain.
Returning to action for New England are Saer Sene (hip) and Stephen McCarthy. Each missed last weekend's game against Columbus.