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Carranza and Gazdag Set MLS Record for Combined Goals; Union Remain Unbeaten on Road

May 18, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Philadelphia Union News Release


CHESTER, Pa. - The Philadelphia Union faced New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night, winning 3-0. The Union opened the scoring in the 38th minute when forward Julian Carranza netted his sixth league goal of the season. With the goal, Carranza moved to third all-time in club history with 41 goals across all competitions. The Union extended the lead in the second half in the 47th minute when midfielder Dániel Gazdag scored his eighth goal of the MLS season. Gazdag netted his second goal of the match in the 80th minute, the eighth time Gazdag has scored multiple times across all competitions. Goalkeeper Oliver Semmle registered his first career MLS clean sheet to secure three points on the road for the Union.

The Union travel to Bank of America Stadium to face Charlotte FC on Saturday, May 25 (7:30 p.m. ET/ Apple TV).

New England Revolution 0 - Philadelphia Union 3

Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, MA)

Saturday, May 18, 2024

TODAY'S MATCH INFO

REF: Filip Dujic

AR1: Diego Blas

AR2: Felisha Mariscal

4TH: Calin Radosav

VAR: Chris Penso

AVAR: Joshua Patlak

Weather: 55 degrees and rain.

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI - Julian Carranza (McGlynn, Wagner) 38'

PHI - Dániel Gazdag 47'

PHI - Dániel Gazdag 80'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

NE - Ryan Spaulding (ejection) 14'

NE - Henry Kessler (caution) 17'

PHI - Nathan Harriel (caution) 30'

NE - Giacomo Vrioni (caution) 66'

NE - Xavier Arreaga (caution) 85'

Lineups

Philadelphia Union: Oliver Semmle; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Nathan Harriel (Olivier Mbaizo 67'); Leon Flach, José Martínez (Jack McGlynn 28'), Alejandro Bedoya, Dániel Gazdag (Jeremy Rafanello 89'); Mikael Uhre (Quinn Sullivan 67'), Julián Carranza (Tai Baribo 89').

Substitutes not used: Andrew Rick, Olwethu Makhanya, Jesus Bueno, Chris Donovan.

New England Revolution: Aljaz Ivacic; Ryan Spaulding, Henry Kessler, Xavier Arreaga, Nick Lima (Andrew Farrell. 83'), Mark-Anthony Kaye (Ian Harkes 63'), Matt Polster (Noel Buck 83'), Dylan Borrero (DeJuan Jones 50'), Carles Gil, Esmir Bajraktarevic (Emmanuel Boateng 63'), Giacomo Vrioni.

Substitutes not used: Henrich Ravas; Dave Romney, Jonathan Mensah, Bobby Wood.

TEAM NOTES

Midfielder Dániel Gazdag and forward Julian Carranza have scored in the same match for the 16th time, the most by any pair of teammates in MLS history.

With his goal against New England, forward Julian Carranza moved to third all-time in club history with 41 goals across all competitions.

Midfielder Daniel Gazdag is one MLS goal away from tying club legend Sébastien Le Toux.

The Union have won 13 matches against New England in all MLS competitions since 2018, more than any other team against a single opponent in that time.

The Union travel to Bank of America Stadium to face Charlotte FC on Saturday, May 25 (7:30 p.m. ET/ Apple TV).


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