Blake Registers Eighth Clean Sheet Of Season

September 23, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

ROCHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union faced off against Los Angeles FC on Saturday night at Subaru Park, drawing 0-0. With the draw, the Union remain tied in third place with 49 points. In the first half, the Union out-possessed LAFC 65 percent to 35 as well as leading in shots three to zero. In the second half, a goal from midfielder Daniel Gazdag in the 50 minute was overturned by VAR. Despite chances from both sides, neither team found the back of the net by the end of stoppage time, resulting in a 0-0 draw.

The Union are back at Subaru Park to face FC Dallas on Wednesday, September 27 (7:30 p.m. / Apple TV).

Philadelphia Union 0 - Los Angeles FC 0

Subaru Park (Chester, PA)

Saturday, September 23, 2023


REF: Allen Chapman

AR1: Micheal Barwegen

AR2: Kevin Klinger

4TH: Drew Fischer

VAR: Ismir Pekmic

AVAR: Craig Lowry



LAFC - Aaron Long (caution) 2'

LAFC - Sergi Palencia (caution) 79'


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Damion Lowe, Nathan Harriel; Jesus Bueno, Jack McGlynn (Quinn Sullivan, 79') , Alejandro Bedoya, Daniel Gazdag; Mikael Uhre (Chris Donovan, 80'), Julian Carranza (Tai Baribo, 46')

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Matt Real, Olivier Mbaizo, Olwethu Makhanya, Jeremy Rafanello, Joaquin Torres,

Los Angeles FC: Maxime Crepeau; Denial Maldonado, Aaron Long, Jesus Murillo, Diego Palacios, Kellyn Acosta (Ilie Sanchez, 71'), Timothy Tilman, Ryan Hollingshead (Sergi Palencia , 76'), Mateusz Bogusz (Nathan Ordaz, 90'), Stipe Biuk (Denis Bouanga 46'), Cristian Olivera (Carlos Vela, 71').

Substitutes not used: John McCarthy, Erik Duenas, Filip Krastev.


Defender Jakob Glesnes' streak of 101 consecutive games started came to an end before Saturday's match, the second-longest streak in MLS history.

With the draw, Philadelphia Union remain in a four-way tie for third place in the Eastern Conference with five games left in the season.

Goalkeeper Andre Blake registered his eighth clean sheet of the season.

The Union are unbeaten in their last four games in league play.

The Union are back at Subaru Park to face FC Dallas on Wednesday, September 27 (7:30 p.m. / Apple TV).

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