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:
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.
The first half is over, 2-1 advantage to the Union
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.
Richie Marquez will replace Roland Alberg. Hold on for dear life
Michael Parkhurst will make way for Julian Gressel