The New England Revolution battled the Philadelphia Union to a 1-1 draw at Subaru Park on Wednesday night.
Forward Teal Bunbury opened his 2021 account with a go-ahead goal in the 85th minute, assisted by DeJuan Jones and Gustavo Bou. Philadelphia’s Kacper Przybylko netted the equalizer on an unassisted header in the 88th minute to send both sides home with one point apiece.
Bunbury’s goal, his 43rd in a Revolution uniform, gives the 12th-year forward sole possession of fourth place on the club’s all-time goals scored list.
The 85th-minute strike was latest goal scored by the Revolution this season. New England’s away record shifts to 0-1-2 this season with tonight’s result.
Wednesday night’s match featured the MLS debut of 23-year-old defender Jon Bell, who logged a 90-minute performance in central defense alongside Andrew Farrell. Bell, the second Revolution II graduate to start and appear in a first-team match, finished tonight’s game with team-highs in possessions gained (11) and clearances (5), in addition to two tackles and two interceptions.
Meanwhile, Farrell collected his 244th regular season appearance for the Revs, surpassing Jay Heaps for fifth-most games played in club history. Fellow Revolution II product Maciel made his third consecutive start in the midfield and completed a game-high 49 passes in his first career 90-minute outing.
New England concludes a stretch of three matches in nine days on Sunday, May 16 when the Revolution host defending MLS Cup champions Columbus SC for a rematch of the 2020 Eastern Conference Final. Sunday’s nationally televised match will kick off at 6:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2, and on 98.5 The Sports Hub.