After a few days off, the “MLS Classics: Remix” series returned Wednesday with two originals battling in one of the league’s best-ever playoff clashes. Yep, the Rumble at RFK between D.C. United and the New England Revolution is here.
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The matchup took place Nov. 6, 2004 and featured six goals in regulation before advancing to a seven-round penalty kick shootout. MLSsoccer.com’s Matt Doyle and Andrew Wiebe were joined on for live commentary alongside Alecko Eskandarian and Taylor Twellman. Both longtime MLS strikers scored that day, and they had plenty of stories to tell.
Ben Olsen on The Rumble at RFK
This is the sixth installment of the “MLS Classics: Remix” series, following heated bouts in the first Hudson River Derby, first El Trafico and Hell is Real rivalry's MLS arrival. There’s also MLS Cup 2018 and the inaugural MLS match, with the full schedule found here.
As you press play on the stream, here’s how the two clubs lined up before end-to-end action ensued at the Black-and-Red’s former MLS home.