BOSTON- The New England Revolution will take on Swedish side Malmo FF in their first preseason match on Jan. 31 in Bradenton, Fla. The Revolution open their preseason camp on Jan. 25 and travel to Florida on Jan. 27 for a 10-day stay at the IMG Soccer Academy, plus additional scrimmages against Toronto FC and the Chicago Fire.
Malmo finished the 2013 Swedish Allsvenskan campaign in first place. Their roster includes former Seattle Sounders midfielder Erik Friberg and five recent call-ups to the Swedish national team.
The Revolution will train in Foxborough from Feb. 8 through Feb. 14. They will then travel to Tucson, Ariz. to participate in the Desert Diamond Cup in which they will play Chicago, Chivas USA, Colorado Rapids, Real Salt Lake, and FC Tucson, the hosts.
New England opens the regular season at Houston on March 8.
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