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Union earn a point at home against LAFC

September 14, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

CHESTER, Pa. - The Philadelphia Union earned a point at home against LAFC on Saturday evening in front of a sell-out crowd of 19,145, the seventh sell-out of the season. Kacper Przybylko scored his team-leading 14th goal of the season and his now tied with Sebastien Le Toux for second on the Union's all-time single season goals scored list. The Union return to action next weekend, Sunday, September 22 at New York Red Bulls (6:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).

Philadelphia Union 1 - LAFC 1

Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)

Saturday, September 14, 2019

TODAY'S MATCH INFO

Referee: Nima Saghafi

Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Corey Rockwell

Fourth Official: Sergii Demianchuk

VAR: Chico Grajeda

Attendance: 19,145

Weather: 75 degrees and clear

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (Fafa Picault) 3'

LAFC - Carlos Vela, 43'

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

LAFC - Mark Anthony Kaye (caution) 65'

LAFC - Latif Blessing (caution) 78'

LAFC - Jordan Harvey (caution) 88'

LAFC - Walker Zimmerman (caution) 89'

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Mark McKenzie, Kai Wagner; Alejandro Bedoya, Haris Medunjanin; Fafa Picault, Jamiro Monteiro, Brenden Aaronson (Ilsinho, 58'); Kacper Przybylko (Sergio Santos,75')

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Aurelien Collin, RJ Allen, Anthony Fontana, Andrew Wooten

LAFC: Tyler Miller; Steven Beitashour (Tristan Blackmon, 82'), Walker Zimmerman, Eddie Segura, Jordan Harvey; Latif Blessing, Eduard Atuesta; Carlos Vela (Brian Rodriguez, 66') , Mark-Anthony Kaye, Diego Rossi; Adama Diomande (Adrien Perez, 75')

Substitutes not used: Pablo Sisniega; Danilo Silva, Mohamed El-Munir, Lee Nguyen

TEAM NOTES

Tonight's crowd at Talen Energy Stadium was 19,145, the fourth consecutive sellout for the Union at home as well as the seventh of the season (ties 2014 and 2012 for second-most in a season, 2011 had 10)...It is the third largest crowd at Talen Energy Stadium in Union history and the largest since 10/15/11 vs. Toronto FC.

The Union now have 55 goals on the season, the most the team has ever scored in a single season.

Kacper Przybylko scored his team-leading 14th goal of the season, tied for fifth most in the league... he is now tied for the most goals in a single-season in club history (also Sebastien Le Toux, 2010), only player to have more was CJ Sapong in 2017 (16)...his 3' goal is also tied for the fastest scored goal this season (also Alejandro Bedoya vs. DC United, August 4).

Fafa Picault recorded his fourth helper of the season, one short of tying his MLS career high.

The Union return to action for a regular-season matchup next Sunday vs. New York Red Bulls (6:30 p.m. ET / PHL17) .


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