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Union Advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs; Face FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium

November 8, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release


CHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union faced off against New England Revolution on Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium in the second match of the 2023 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs Round One best-of-three series, winning 1-0. With the win, the Union advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs against FC Cincinnati. In the first half, the Union outshot New England 11 to two, but could not find the back of the net. In the 44th minute, New England went down to 10 men after midfielder Mark Anthony-Kaye was sent off. In the second half, forward Chris Donovan scored his first-ever playoff goal from a free kick by Homegrown midfielder Jack McGlynn in the 79th minute.

Philadelphia Union travel to TQL Stadium to face FC Cincinnati in the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2023 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs (Time and date TBD).

New England Revolution 0 - Philadelphia Union 1

Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, MA)

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

TODAY'S MATCH INFO

REF: Drew Fischer

AR1: Ian McKay

AR2: Adam Garner

4TH: Alex Chilowicz

VAR: Daniel Radford

AVAR: TJ Zablocki

SCORING SUMMARY

PHI - Chris Donovan (McGlynn) 79'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI - Damion Lowe (caution) 33'

NE - Mark-Anthony Kaye (ejection) 45'

NE - Carles Gil (caution) 90+4'

LINEUPS

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake, Olivier Mbaizo, Jack Elliott, Damion Lowe, Nathan Harriel, José Martínez (Joaquín Torres, 68'), Jack McGlynn (Leon Flach, 82'), Alejandro Bedoya, Dániel Gazdag, Quinn Sullivan (Jesús Bueno, 82'), Mikael Uhre (Chris Donovan, 67').

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik, Jeremy Rafanello, Matthew Real, Olwethu Makhanya.

New England Revolution: Earl Edwards Jr., Henry Kessler, Dave Romney, Andrew Farrell (Bobby Wood, 83'), DeJuan Jones (Emmanuel Boateng, 90'), Mark-Anthony Kaye, Matt Polster, Noel Buck, Tomás Chancalay, Gustavo Bou (Thomas McNamara, 82'), Carles Gil.

Substitutes not used: Jacob Jackson, Ian Harkes, Omar González, Ben Sweat, Giacomo Vrioni, Esmir Bajraktarevic.

TEAM NOTES

With the win, the Union have advanced to the MLS Cup Eastern Conference Semifinals for the fourth time in five years.

Forward Chris Donovan scored his first career playoff goal.

Homegrown midfielder Jack McGlynn recorded his second career playoff assist.

Goalkeeper Andre Blake registered his third career playoff clean sheet.

Philadelphia Union travel to TQL Stadium to face FC Cincinnati in the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2023 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs (Time and date TBD).


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