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Chicago Fire FC Blanks Philadelphia Union

June 29, 2022 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release


CHESTER, Pa. - The Philadelphia Union fell to Chicago Fire FC 0-1 on Wednesday night at Soldier Field. With the loss, the Union remain in first place in the Eastern Conference with 29 points. The first half ended scoreless with both teams creating chances. In the second half, the Union would be forced to play with ten men following midfielder Jose Martinez picking up his second yellow card in the 73rd minute. Federico Navarro put the Fire ahead in the 68th minute with a right footed strike from outside the box. The Union would continue to create chances in front of goal but could not find the equalizer.

The Union stay on the road to face Columbus Crew SC at Lower.com Field on Sunday, July 3rd (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).

Chicago Fire FC 1 - Philadelphia Union 0

Soldier Field (Chicago, IL)

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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TODAY'S MATCH INFO

Referee: Michael Radchuk

Assistant Referees: Logan Brown, Adam Wienckowski

Fourth Official: Tori Penso

VAR: Edvin Jurisevic

Ast. VAR: Eric Weisbrod

Weather: 78 degrees and sunny

GOALS/ASSISTS

CHI - Federico Navarro (Sekulic) 68'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI - Jose Martinez (caution) 29'

PHI - Alejandro Bedoya (caution) 35'

CHI - Carlos Teran (caution) 51'

PHI - Jose Martinez (second caution, ejection) 73'

PHI - Kai Wagner (caution) 77'

PHI - Daniel Gazdang (caution) 83'

Lineup

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Nathan Harriel (Olivier Mbaizo 46'), Jakob Glesnes, Jack Elliott, Kai Wagner; Alejandro Bedoya, Jose Martinez, Leon Flach; Daniel Gazdag; Mikael Uhre (Chris Donovan 66'), Julian Carranza (Cory Burke 46').

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik, Matthew Freese; Matt Real, Cole Turner, Stuart Findlay.

Chicago Fire FC: Gabriel Slonina; Andre Reynolds (Jonathan Bornstein 65'), Rafael Czichos, Carlos Teran, Boris Sekulic; Federico Navarro, Gastón Giménez; Chris Mueller (Jhon Espinoza 86'), Xherdan Shaqiri, Fabian Herbers (Brian Gutierrez 65'); Kacper Przybylko.

Substitutes not used: Spencer Richey; Javier Casas; Victor Bezerra, Jhon Duran, Stanislav Ivanov, Chinonso Offor

TEAM NOTES

Jakob Glesnes made his 70th regular season appearance for the Philadelphia Union with his start tonight in Chicago.

The Union stay on the road to face Columbus Crew SC at Lower.com Field on Sunday, July 3rd (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).


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