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Philadelphia Union II Falls to Chicago Fire II

June 18, 2023 - MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
Philadelphia Union II News Release


CHESTER, Pa. - The Philadelphia Union II faced off against Chicago Fire II on Sunday night, falling 5-2. Chicago opened the scoring in the 18th minute, recording the only goal in the first half. Chicago doubled their lead in the 47th minute. Union II then shortened the lead with a goal by forward Luciano Sanchez, assisted by CJ Olney. Chicago battled back scoring their third goal in the 60th minute. In the 70th and 71st minute, Chicago logged two more goals before Philadelphia was able to find the back of the net for the second time in the 76th minute. Boubacar Diallo scored the Union's second goal with another assist from CJ Olney.

Philadelphia Union II will be on the road on Wednesday, June 28 (7:00 p.m. ET) where they play Orlando City B at Osceola Heritage Park in Osceola County, FL.

Philadelphia Union II (2) - Chicago Fire II (5)

Subaru Park (Chester, PA)

Sunday, June 18, 2023

TODAY'S MATCH INFO

REF: John Matto

AR1: Alexandru Focea

AR2: Patrick Casey

4TH: Adam Mitchell

Weather: 82 degrees and partly cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

CHI - Alex Monis (Egan) 18'

CHI - Sergio Oregel (Bezerra) 47'

PHI - Luciano Sanchez (Olney) 54'

CHI - Victor Bezerra (Flores) 60'

CHI - Victor Bezerra (PK) 70'

CHI - Sergio Oregel (Bezerra) 71'

PHI - Boubacar Diallo (Olney) 76'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI - Nathan Nkanji (caution) 52'

PHI - Hugo Le Guennec (caution) 83'

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II:Brooks Thompson, Carlos Rojas, Hugo Le Guennec, Nathan Nkanji (José Riasco 57'), Juan Castillo, Anton Sorenson, C.J. Olney, Boubacar Diallo, Stefan Stojanovic, Nelson Pierre, Luciano Sanchez ( Francis Castillo-Orellana 90')

Substitutes not used: Gasvin Atkinson, Alexandru Zama.

Chicago Fire II:Mihajlo Miskovic, Andreas Ueland, Lamonth Rochester, Noah Egan (Eric Leonard 79'), Charlie Ostrem (Sergio Oregel 46'), Javier Casas ( Victor Bezerra 40') , Henrique Gallina, Richard Fleming, Justin Reynolds (Michael Flores 46'), Alex Monis (Michael Nesci 74'), Luka Prpa

Substitutes not used: Adrian Giron, Matteo Kidd, Billy Hency, Edson Rocha.

TEAM NOTES

Forward Luciano Sanchez recorded his second MLS NEXT Pro goal.

Midfielder CJ Olney recorded his fourth and fifth MLS NEXT Pro assist.

Midfielder Boubacar Diallo recorded his first MLS NEXT Pro goal of the season.

Philadelphia Union II will be on the road on Wednesday, June 28 (7:00 p.m. ET) where they play Orlando City B at Osceola Heritage Park.


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