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Philadelphia Union II Edged by Red Bulls II 5-4

September 26, 2020 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Philadelphia Union II News Release


MONTCLAIR, Nj. - The Philadelphia Union II took on New York Red Bulls II Saturday night where they fell 5-4 on the road. Red Bulls II opened the scoring early with a brace from Omar Sowe in the first 19 minutes of the match. The Union II got one back with a penalty by Jack McGlynn just before half. Axel Picazo tied it up 10 minutes into the second half, but Red Bulls II responded with their third goal 10 minutes later. Matt Freese kept the Union II in the game tonight with a total of eight saves but wasn't enough to get a result. Union II will be home this Wednesday, September 30th vs. Hartford Athletic at Subaru Park, (7:30 p.m. ET /ESPN+).

Philadelphia Union II 4 - New York Red Bulls II 5

MSU Soccer Park (Montclair, NJ.)

Saturday, September 26, 2020

TODAY'S MATCH INFO:

Referee: Ernie Constantine

Assistant Referee: Tom Felice, Tyler Wyrostek

4th Official: Jacqueline Amaya

Weather: 73 degrees and cloudy

GOALS/ASSISTS:

NYRB - Omar Sowe (Cherif Dieye) 13'

NYRB - Omar Sowe (Chris Lema) 19'

PHI - Jack McGlynn (penalty) 43'

PHI - Axel Picazo (Stafford) 55'

NYRB - Jake Lacava (unassisted) 65'

NYRB - Boima Cummins (Cherif Dieye) 67'

PHI - Jack McGlynn (Stafford) 69'

NYRB - Joseph Fala (John Tolkin) 86'

PHI - Danny Flores (penalty) 90'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY:

NYRB - Chris Lema (ejection) 37'

NYRB - Joseph Zalinsky (caution) 41'

NYRB - Cherif Dieye (caution) 42'

PHI - Jamoi Topey(caution) 46'

LINEUP:

Philadelphia Union II: Matt Freese, Nathan Harriel (Issa Rayyan 45'), Dante Huckaby, Anthony Sorenson, Brandan Craig, Cole Turner, Jamoi Topey (Quinn Sullivan 51'), Axel Picazo (Danny Flores 64'), Jack McGlynn ( Patrick Bohui 70'), Paxten Aaronson (Jack Jasinski 63'), Caden Stafford

Substitutes not used: Ben Martino, David Rabadán

New York Red Bulls II: Luca Lewis, Edgardo Rito, John Tolkin, Joseph Fala, Samad Bounthong (Kenan Hot 83'), Chris Lema, Cherif Dieye (Deri Corfe 70'), Dantouma Toure (Jake Lacava 58'), Joseph Zalinsky, Boima Cummins (Preston Kilwien 70'), Omar Sowe (Sebastian Elney 83')

Substitutes not used: Ciaran Dalton, Serge Ngoma

TEAM NOTES:

Philadelphia Union II and New York Red Bulls II combined to score nine goals tonight, breaking the single-game record in Union II history. The previous single-game total was seven goals which last happened against ATL UTD 2 in 2019.

Danny Flores scored his first USL Championship goal for the Union II tonight. Flores becomes the eight members from the Philadelphia Union Academy to score for Union II this season, a single season record.

Jack McGlynn's brace tied the Union II's single's game scoring record with two goals tonight. It's the 12th time in club history that a player has netted a brace and the first since Issa Rayyan (July 10, 2019) against New York Red Bulls II.

Caden Stafford tied the single-game assists record with two. The Union Academy forward is the eighth player to do so with the most previous occurrence coming via Zach Zandi on June 15, 2019 against Saint Louis FC.

Matt Freese set a new personal career-high for saves in a match with eight stops against New York Red Bulls II.

Union homegrown midfielder Cole Turner returned to Union II for his second start of the 2020 season. Turner last appeared for the squad in the season opener on March 7th.

Union II outside back and signed Union homegrown Nathan Harriel made his 30th career start for the Boys in Blue.


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