Union capture a point on the road; Kacper Przybylko scores in his first career MLS start
VANCOUVER, BC. - Philadelphia Union faced Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Saturday afternoon. Kacper Przybylko scored his first career MLS goal in his first MLS start. Matt Freese made four saves in his first career MLS start. The Union take away a point in the draw and are now unbeaten in six out of their last seven games. With 14 points (4-3-2), the Union have moved up to second place in the Eastern Conference.
Philadelphia Union 1 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1
BC Place (Vancouver, BC)
Saturday, April 27, 2019
TODAY'S MATCH INFO:
BC Place (Vancouver, BC)
Referee: Christopher Penso
Assistants Referees: Eric Boria, Gianni Facchini
Fourth Official: Michael Radchuk
VAR: Chico Grajeda
VAN - Doneil Henry (Ali Adnan) 41'
PHI - Kacper Przybylko (Jamiro Monteiro) 66'
PHI - Alejandro Bedoya (Caution) 24'
VAN - Yordy Reyna (Caution) 45'
VAN - Ali Adnan (Caution) 51'
VAN - Victor Giro (Caution) 58'
Philadelphia Union: Matt Freese; Olivier Mbaizo, Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Raymon Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin; Alejandro Bedoya, Jamiro Monteiro; Brenden Aaronson (Fafa Picault, 61'); Kacper Przybylko, David Accam (Warren Creavalle, 75')
Substitutes not used: Carlos Miguel Coronel; Aurelien Collin, Matt Real, Fabinho, Derrick Jones
Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Maxime Crepeau; Jakob Nerwinski, Erik Godoy, Doneil Henry, Ali Adnan; Hwang In-Beom, Jon Erice, Russell Teibert; Lucas Venuto, Yordy Reyna (Joaquin Ardaiz. 65), Victor Giro (Lass, 79')
Substitutes not used: Zach MacMath; Scott Sutter, Derek Cornelius, Felipe, Fredy Montero
Kacper Przybylko scored his first career MLS goal in his first MLS start and second appearance for the Union.
Matt Freese made four saves in his first career MLS start.
Jamiro Monteiro notched a helper on Przybylko's goal. He now has a goal and an assist in five games played.
Alejandro Bedoya made his 80th appearance for the Union.
Olivier Mbaizo made his first start of the season and his second appearance this season for the club.
The Union next play at home at Talen Energy Stadium on Wednesday, May 1 in a regular-season match against FC Cincinnati (7:30 p.m. ET/PHL17)
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