The New England Revolution and Nashville SC have drawn three of their previous four matches, with Nashville SC winning the other one, 2-0, in August 2021 at home. Goalless draws have marred both previous encounters in Foxborough.
New England suffered a 4-0 defeat at Los Angeles Football Club on Sunday, despite having won the season’s first two matches for the first time in club history. In any case, an Unrests win on Saturday would give them nine focuses, which would be their second-best beginning to a season in club history (10 focuses through 4 matches in 2005).
Nashville SC has started the season with three straight games without a loss, scoring seven points (W2 D1). Only the Whitecaps in 2012 and the Red Bulls in 2007 were the only MLS teams to keep opponents scoreless in their first four games.
In its Sunday defeat to the Los Angeles Football Club, New England was hit by 18 shots, 12 of which were on target. The 12 shots on track approached the second-most the Transformation have looked in a MLS match beginning around 2010, having just confronted more against the Association in May 2019 (15).
In Nashville SC’s 2-0 home victory over CF Montreal Impact on Saturday, the club did not concede a goal for the fifth time in the club’s short MLS history. Since Nashville SC joined MLS in 2020, only New York City FC has played them more than Nashville SC (6 times).