BSJ Match Report: Revolution 2, New York City FC 0 – Bunbury, Bou punch Revs’ ticket to MLS Cup Playoffs

FOXBOROUGH — All you need to know about the Revolution’s 2-0 win over New York City FC Sunday evening in quickie form, complete with BSJ insight and analysis:


Revolution clinches seventh playoff spot in the East: After three years of futility, after three years of just missing out on postseason soccer, New England’s soccer sons are back in the MLS Cup Playoffs thanks to its 2-0 win over New York City FC. Second-half goals by Teal Bunbury and Gustavo Bou lifted the Revs, and the combined efforts of Matt Turner and the defensive corps kept the Pigeons off the board. The result, along with Philadelphia losing to Columbus, clinched first place in the Eastern Conference for NYCFC, as well as a spot in the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League.

Bunbury, Bou send Gillette crowd into hysterics: Bunbury had the lone real chance in the first half, an opening 45 minutes where the Revolution had 43 percent of the ball.