WASHINGTON, D.C. – The New England Revolution (2-5-1; 7 pts.) fell to D.C. United (3-4-0; 9 pts.), 3-2, on Saturday night at Audi Field. Defender Brandon Bye netted the opening goal six minutes into the match on a right-footed shot from outside the box with assists from midfielders Carles Gil and Emmanuel Boateng. Forward Adam Buksa added a goal for New England with a header in the 86th minute on Gil’s second assist of the night. Midfielder Taxiarchis Fountas guided the visitors with two goals and one assist.
Bye’s goal was his second tally of the season, matching a career high through just six appearances for the defender in 2022. Gil logged his first two-assist performance of the season and the ninth of his Revolution career in all competitions. Boateng also registered an assist on Bye’s goal, his first helper of 2022, as he surpassed 7,000 career minutes played.
Buksa netted his second goal of the season with his headed finish, giving him two goals in MLS play and four in all competitions. The Poland National Team forward leads all MLS players with 11 headed goals since the start of 2020. Buksa registered his 60th appearance in MLS tonight and finished the match with a game-high eight shots. On the defensive end, Andrew Farrell became the second player in club history to record 300 starts in a New England uniform, as he tied Shalrie Joseph (305) for the most appearances in all competitions.
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The Revolution return home to Foxborough next weekend to host Inter Miami CF on Saturday, April 30. The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium and airs on WBZ CBS Boston, myRITV, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio in Portuguese. CBS Boston’s pregame coverage begins with “Revolution Kickoff” at 7:00 pm. ET.