Anthony Fontana scores third game winning goal this season for Union
FOXBOROUGH, MA - The Philadelphia Union was on the road Monday night beating the New England Revolution 2-1. With the win, the Union now have 38 points, keeping them in second place in the Eastern Conference. An own goal in the 34' by Andrew Farrell gave the Union a 1-0 lead before half. Anthony Fontana scored his sixth goal of the season in the 69', making it his third goal against New England this year and . Andre Blake finished the game with seven saves, helping the Union get the three points. The Union are back home at Subaru Park on October 24 where they will face Toronto FC in a battle for first place. (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).
Philadelphia Union 2 - New England Revolution 1
Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, MA)
Monday, October 19, 2020
TODAY'S MATCH INFO
Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
Assistant Referees: Nick Uranga, Matthew Nelson
Fourth Official: Adam Kilpatrick
VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero
Weather: 51 degrees and clear
PHI - Andrew Farrell (own goal) 34'
PHI - Anthony Fontana (Monteiro) 69'
NER - Tajon Buchanan (Polster) 80'
PHI - Sergio Santos (caution) 57'
PHI - Jamiro Monteiro (caution) 87'
PHI - Matt Polster (caution) 90+2'
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Ray Gaddis, Jakob Glesnes, Mark McKenzie, Kai Wagner (Matt Real 89'); Jack Elliott, Brenden Aaronson, Jamiro Monteiro, Anthony Fontana (Andrew Wooten 78'); Kacper Przybylko (Cory Burke 77'), Sergio Santos (Ilsinho 60')
Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Aurelien Collin, Olivier Mbaizo, Michee Ngalina, Cole Turner
New England Revolution: Matt Turner; Henry Kessler, Andrew Farrell, Alexander Büttner, DeJuan Jones; Lee Nguyen, Tommy McNamara (Diego Fagundez 59'), Scott Caldwell (Matt Polster 60'), Teal Bunbury, Tajon Buchanan; Adam Buksa
Substitutes not used: Brad Knighton; Michael Mancienne, Seth Sinovic, Kelyn Rowe, Kekuta Manneh, Antonio Mlinar, Brandon Bye
The Philadelphia Union are now unbeaten in their last four matches.
Ray Gaddis returned to the starting XI, making his first start since September 23 at FC Cincinnati.
Andre Blake made a total of seven saves in tonight's match.
Outside back Kai Wagner earned his 40th career start for the Union.
On his fifth start, Anthony Fontana scored his sixth goal of the season, making it his third goal against New England this year. Fontana is now second on the team in goals for the season.
Jamiro Monteiro registered a game winning assist tonight on his 45th start.
Forward Kacper Przybylko made his 45th career appearance for the club with his start at New England.
Cory Burke made his first appearance tonight. Burke last appeared for the Union on April 20, 2019, where he scored against the Montreal Impact.
The Union are back home at Subaru Park on October 24 where they will face Toronto FC in a battle for first place. (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).
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