Story Stream — Matchday 27: Philadelphia Versus Atlanta

Hey folks. Thanks for joining us for another Story Stream on UnionFanTV. The Philadelphia Union return home with hopes of breaking a three match winless run against Major League Soccer’s new boys, Atlanta United.

Here you’ll find the latest updates, player injury reports, key stats and figures, as well as commentary, which will be posted throughout the entire matchday, including the match itself.

Tonight’s Starting XI

Jim Curtin has named his team for tonight’s match against Atlanta, which you can find below:

7:08 pm

1′: Match is underway from Talen Energy Stadium

Here we go.

5′: Atlanta wins a free kick 

Nothing to worry about with Blake in net as he calmly collects it.

9′: ATL gets a corner

Haris clears it and the Union look to go on the break

10′: Alejandro Bedoya sees yellow

He will be suspended for the next match versus Minnesota United

11′: Fafa finds the back of the net but is called offsides

Still nutmegged Guzan tho

12′: Martinez sees yellow for Atlanta

Things are chippy tonight


18′: After a bad clearance by Atlanta the ball falls to Gili who finds an open Alberg

The one we know as Goland doesn’t miss 1-0 Union

22′: CJ Sapong wins a corner

Alberg to take


23′ Bedoya finds the net!

After a corner kick from Roland Alberg finds Jack Elliott, the rookie finds Alejandro Bedoya for the score


26′: Yamil Asad with a bullet

Ain’t no stopping that one 2-1 good guys

29′: Sapong sees yellow

This is unfortunate.

7:55 pm

The first half is over, 2-1 advantage to the Union

8:11 pm

Second half is underway


52′: Joshua Yaro takes down Josef Martinez outside the box

In a clear denial of a goalscoring opportunity, Yaro is off.

54′: Substitution

Richie Marquez will replace Roland Alberg. Hold on for dear life

59′: Substitution

Michael Parkhurst will make way for Julian Gressel

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