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This preview looks ahead to Cincinnati’s second home game against New England Revolution in MLS history.
Cincinnati vs New England Revolution – Free Predictions + Betting Picks
Cincinnati are fresh from a 2-1 comeback victory over Montréal Impact, while New England Revolution continued their excellent work at the top by beating New York Red Bulls 2-1 at the Gillette Stadium.
- Football Whispers Prediction one: New England Revolution win @ 1.83
- Football Whispers Prediction two: Both teams to score – yes @ 1.70
- Football Whispers Prediction three: Total goals over 2.5 @ 1.72
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New England Revolution win
New England Revolution have so far relied entirely on home results to keep them at the top of the Eastern Conference. Cincinnati’s defense has been a huge letdown, but the set pieces will provide confidence for the team in the upcoming games after getting late goals against Montréal.
Both teams to score – yes
New England Revolution are winless in three away games so far, but only Nashville have prevented Bruce Arena’s team from scoring at least a goal. Cincinnati’s defense has already shipped 14 goals from just five matches to get the tag of the worst defense in the division so far. Revolution may not create a huge volume of chances, but they are clinical enough to ensure goals. Similarly, Cincinnati may take the route of set pieces to score a goal or two.
Total goals over 2.5
New England are yet to keep a clean sheet on the road. In fact, the team has only get one clean sheet in their last 11 away matches going back to last season. The only home game of the campaign for Cincinnati produced over 4.5 goals. The team have a tendency to drop quite deep in their final third and there would be plenty of chances in this match as well.
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Cincinnati vs New England Revolution: Match Analysis
A first win of the season coupled with the manner of victory will give Cincinnati a lot of confidence going into the forthcoming matches. However, it is unlikely that forthcoming openings will be defending set pieces badly like Montréal. Cincinnati were camped in their own half during the last match, but Jaap Stam will look to make improvements to the team’s possession play in the final third. Franko Kovacevic, Tom Pettersson, and Maikel van der Werff are unavailable for Stam.
New England Revolution
Bruce Arena might see his team top of the Eastern conference table by two points, but the team are far from perfect. This is apparent from the manner in which the Revolution are still waiting for the first win on the road this season. The individual errors from New England Revolution players have reduced drastically in the last few games. Christian Mafla, Collin Verfurth, and Luis Alberto Caicedo are unavailable for Bruce Arena.
FAQs on Cincinnati vs New England Revolution match
Which ground will host this match? TQL Stadium in Cincinnati
When will this match start? May 29, 2021 at 20:00 GMT
Who is the favorite team to win the game? New England Revolution