In boxing, the tale of the tape is the pre-fight measurements between the two combatants. In 2013, we're telling the tale of the tape between D.C. United and its foe of the week.
United vs. Revolution
In the 59 games played between D.C. United and the New England Revolution, the Black-and-Red hold the upper hand with a 28-23-8 record, including going 3-0-0 in 2012 against its neighbor to the north.
Revolution’s Defensive Issues
New England leads MLS in the all-time list of goals conceded (833).
New England June Woes
The Revolution holds a 25-33-18 record in the month of June and has allowed 125 goals, while only scoring 116.
Ruiz vs. Revolution
United forward Carlos Ruiz is joint second all-time in goals scored against New England, having found the net 11 times in his career against the Revolution. He is tied for second with former Black-and-Red striker Roy Lassiter, with United legend Jaime Moreno (14) holding the record.
Netting vs. the Revolution
Only the Columbus Crew (91) and New York (94) have scored more goals all-time vs. the New England Revolution than D.C. United (87). In three matches vs. the Revolution last year, D.C. tallied seven goals.