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Union Fall to Ibrahimovic, Galaxy

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

CARSON, Ca. (April 14, 2019) - Philadelphia Union faced LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday night. Both teams entered the match on a three-game win streak, but a first half brace from Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke the Union's streak. Despite the loss, the Union still sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Andre Blake made his 104th career start to surpass Zac MacMath for the Union's all-time games played record for goalkeepers.

Philadelphia Union 0 - LA Galaxy 2

Dignity Health Sports Park (Carson, California)

Saturday, April 13, 2019


Dignity Health Sports Park (Carson, CA)

Referee: Dave Gantar

Assistants Referees: Adam Wienckowski, TJ Zablocki

Fourth Official: Joe Dickerson

VAR: Jorge Gonzalez

Attendance: 24,053

Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy


LA - Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Jorgen Skjelvik, Romain Alessandrini) 27'

LA - Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Penalty) 36'


PHI - Kai Wagner (Caution) 45+2'

PHI - Auston Trusty (Caution) 47'

LA - Sebastian Lletget (Caution) 62'

PHI - Auston Trusty (Second Caution, Ejection) 76'


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis (Ilsinho, 69' ), Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Kai Wagner; Alejandro Bedoya, Haris Medunjanin, Jamiro Monteiro; Brenden Aaronson (Mark McKenzie, 78'); Marco Fabian (Fafa Picault, 23'), Cory Burke

Substitutes not used: Matt Freese; Olivier Mbaizo, Warren Creavalle, David Accam

LA Galaxy: David Bingham; Rolf Feltscher (Julian Araujo, 65'), Daniel Steres, Diego Polenta, Jorgen Skjelvik; Joe Corona, Jonathan Dos Santos; Romain Alessandrini (Juninho Pereira, 90'), Sebastian Lletget, Uriel Antuna (Emmanuel Boateng, 75'); Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Substitutes not used: Matt Lampson; Dave Romney, Servando Carrasco, Chris Pontius


Andre Blake made his 104th career start, surpassing Zac MacMath for the Union's all-time games played record for goalkeepers. He already holds the Union's all-time games started record.

Haris Medunjanin made his 70th career start for the club.

Jamiro Monteiro made his first career start for the Union and his third appearance for the club.

Mark McKenzie returned from injury and saw his first minutes of the season for the Union, coming on as a sub.

The Union next play at home at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday, April 20 in a regular-season match against Montreal Impact (1:00 p.m. ET/PHL17)

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