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Kacper Przybylko scores a brace; Jamiro Monteiro registers fifth assist of the season

September 19, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release


CHESTER, Pa. - The Philadelphia Union beat Orlando City SC 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at Subaru Park. With the win, the Union jump to seventh place in the Eastern Conference with 35 points. The Union controlled the first half, outshooting Orlando eight to one. Kai Wagner opened the scoring in the 37th minute with a left footed shot from the center of the box, assisted by Cory Burke. In the 61st minute, Jamiro Monteiro found Kacper Przybylko to make it 2-1. Monteiro now becomes the fifth player in Union history to reach 20 career assists. Just before the final whistle, Kacper Przybylko put away a penalty after a defensive error from Orlando's Antônio Carlos, making him the third player in Union history to score 31 career goals. Goalkeeper Andre Blake recorded three crucial saves to ensure the Union get all three points.

The Union are back home to take on Atlanta United FC at Subaru Park on Saturday, September 25th (3:30 p.m. ET / TUDN).

Philadelphia Union 3 - Orlando City SC 1

Subaru Park (Chester, PA)

Sunday, September 19, 2021

TODAY'S MATCH INFO

Referee: Alan Kelly

Assistant Referees: Adam Garner, Ryan Graves

Fourth Official: JC Griggs

VAR: Kevin Terry Jr

Ast. VAR: Claudiu Badea

Weather: 78 degrees and sunny

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI - Kai Wagner (Burke ) 37'

ORL - Ruan (Pereyra ) 57'

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (Monteiro) 61'

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (PK) 89'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

ORL - Rodrigo Schlegel (caution) 33'

PHI - Leon Flach (caution) 53'

ORL - Ruan (caution) 59'

ORL - Benji Michel (caution) 75'

ORL - Pedro Gallese (caution) 80'

ORL - Robin Jansson (caution) 80'

ORL - Raul Aguilera (caution) 86'

ORL - Antônio Carlos (ejection) 88'

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Kai Wagner, Olivier Mbaizo; José Martínez, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya (Sergio Santos 64'); Jamiro Monteiro, Cory Burke (Dániel Gazdag 58'), Kacper Przybylko

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik, Alvas Powell, Stuart Findlay, Jesús Bueno, Jack Mcglynn, Paxten Aaronson, Quinn Sullivan

Orlando City SC: Pedro Gallese, Robin Jansson, Rodrigo Schlegel (Silvester van der Water 75'), Antônio Carlos, Kyle Smith (João Moutinho 68'), Ruan; Joseph Dezart (Raul Aguilera Jr. 20'), Júnior Urso, Benji Michel; Tesho Akindele (Daryl Dike 67') , Mauricio Pereyra

Substitutes not used: Emmanuel Más, Michael Halliday, Alexander Alvarado, Rio Hope-Gund, Adam Grinwis

TEAM NOTES

Forward Kacper Przybylko bagged his seventh and eighth goals of the season, becoming the third player in Union history to score 31 career goals for the Union.

Defender Kai Wagner scored his second goal of the season.

With the assist this afternoon, Jamiro Monteiro becomes the fifth player in Union history to hit 20 career assists.

Olivier Mbaizo earned his 35th career start in MLS play with Philadelphia Union.

Jose "El Brujo" Martinez earned his MLS career start No. 30.

Forward Cory Burke also earned his 30th career start in league play for the Union, registering his second assist of the season.

The Union are back home to take on Atlanta United FC at Subaru Park on Saturday, September 25th (3:30 p.m. ET / TUDN).

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