Marco Fabian scores seventh goal of the season in loss
CHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union fell 2-1 to NYCFC on Sunday night at Talen Energy Stadium. Marco Fabian scored the Union's only goal on a penalty kick for his seventh goal of the season. The match, played in front of a sellout crowd of 18,525, was the Union's last regular-season game of the year. The club finished in third place in the Eastern Conference and will take on New York Red Bulls in the first round of the playoffs at home.
Philadelphia Union 1 - New York City FC 2
Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA.)
Sunday, October 6, 2019
TODAY'S MATCH INFO
Referee: Drew Fischer
Assistant Referees: Jeff Hosking, Gjovalin Bori
Fourth Official: Fotis Bazakos
VAR: Geoff Gamble
Weather: 72 degrees and cloudy
NYCFC - Ronald Matarrita (Valentin Castellanos, Ben Sweat) 7'
NYCFC - Ismael Tajouri-Shradi (Valentin Castellanos) 22'
PHI - Marco Fabian (Penalty) 87'
NYCFC - Maxime Chanot, 22'
NYCFC - Anton Tinnerholm, 67'
NYCFC - Alexander Ring, 90'+5
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Mark McKenzie, Kai Wagner; Jamiro Monteiro, Haris Medunjanin; Ilsinho (Marco Fabian, 60'), Brenden Aaronson (Matt Real, 80'), Fafa Picault (Anthony Fontana, 75'); Andrew Wooten
Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; RJ Allen, Aurelien Collin, Warren Creavalle
New York City FC: Sean Johnson; Anton Tinnerholm (Sebastien Ibeagha, 90'), Maxime Chanot, Alexander Callens, Ben Sweat; Ebenezer Ofori, Alexander Ring; Ismael Tajouri-Shradi (Jesus Medina, 32'), Maxi Moralez, Ronald Matarrita (James Sands, 82') ; Valentin Castellanos
Substitutes not used: Brad Stuver; Gary Mackay-Steven, Tony Rocha
Tonight's crowd at Talen Energy Stadium was 18,525, the fifth consecutive sellout for the Union at home as well as the eighth of the season (second-most in a season, 2011 had 10)
Marco Fabian scored his seventh goal of the season on a penalty kick... he has the second most goals on the team.
The Union now have 58 goals on the season, the most the team has ever scored in a single season.
The Union return to action for their first playoff match against New York Red Bulls at Talen Energy Stadium. More information regarding date and time of the match will be released by the club as received.
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