How To Watch and Match Preview: DC United vs. New England Revolution - MLS - 02/24/2024

Clash Promises Excitement at Audi Field as Teams Seek to Assert Themselves Under New Managers and Unstable Weather Conditions
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Next Saturday, February 24th, at 7:30 PM Eastern Time, all eyes will be on Audi Field in Washington, D.C., where the New England Revolution will take on D.C. United in their first official match of the 2024 Major League Soccer (MLS) season. This encounter marks not only the beginning of a new journey for both teams but also an opportunity for fans to witness a rebirth under new leaderships and challenging weather conditions.

The match promises to be thrilling, not only due to the teams' recent history but also because of the anticipation of seeing the playing styles and tactics implemented by the new coaches. With the Revolution coming off a dominant streak of victories against D.C. United in recent years, the team arrives with confidence under the guidance of Caleb Porter, while D.C. United, led by newly appointed Troy Lesesne, seeks to revive its glory days and return to the playoffs after years of drought.

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In addition to the uncertainty that always surrounds the beginning of a season, the weather challenges add an extra layer of complexity to this clash. With a forecast of partly cloudy weather and temperatures ranging from 24°F (-4°C) to 44°F (7°C), players will face adverse conditions that may influence on-field performance.

For those unable to attend the stadium, the game will be available for free streaming on Apple TV, allowing fans to follow all the action and root for their favorite teams from the comfort of their homes. Additionally, the match can be listened to live on radio 98.5 The Sports Hub HD2, for those interested in English coverage, and on radio 1260 AM Nossa Radio, for those who prefer to follow along in Portuguese.