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Union capture a point on the road; Kacper Przybylko scores in his first career MLS start

April 27, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

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

Attendance: 17,835

Weather: Indoors

GOALS/ASSISTS

VAN - Doneil Henry (Ali Adnan) 41'

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (Jamiro Monteiro) 66'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI - Alejandro Bedoya (Caution) 24'

VAN - Yordy Reyna (Caution) 45'

VAN - Ali Adnan (Caution) 51'

VAN - Victor Giro (Caution) 58'

LINEUP

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

TEAM NOTES

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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