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Union head home for final regular-season match next Sunday

September 29, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

Columbus, OH. - Philadelphia Union fell 2-0 against Columbus Crew SC on Sunday night. The Union held the majority of possession at 54.2%, but couldn't find the back of the net. The club currently sits in third place in the Eastern Conference, tied with Atlanta United FC on points, and can secure the second seed of the 2019 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs by exceeding Atlanta's points next weekend. The Union return to action on decision day, Sunday, October 6 at Talen Energy Stadium (4:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).

Philadelphia Union 0 - Columbus Crew SC 2

MAPFRE Stadium (Columbus, OH.)

Sunday, September 29, 2019


Referee: Rubiel Vazquez

Assistant Referees: Jason White, Benjamin Hall-Volpenhein

Fourth Official: Marcos DeOliveira

VAR: Jon Freemon

Attendance: 20,353

Weather: 79 degrees and partly cloudy


CLB - Youness Mokhtar (Pedro Santos) 69'

CLB - Pedro Santos (Unassisted) 73'


PHI - Jamiro Monteiro (caution) 14'

CLB - Wil Trapp (caution) 55'

CLB - Youness Mokhtar (caution) 80'

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (caution) 90'+1'


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Mark McKenzie, Kai Wagner; Alejandro Bedoya (Warren Creavalle 44'), Haris Medunjanin; Fafa Picault (Marco Fabian 77'), Jamiro Monteiro, Brenden Aaronson (Ilsinho 60'); Kacper Przybylko

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

Columbus Crew SC: Eloy Room; Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah, Josh Williams (Aboubacar Keita 60'), Connor Maloney; David Guzman (Youness Mokhtar 57'), Wil Trapp, Artur; Luis Diaz, Gyasi Zardes (Jordan Hamilton 87'), Pedro Santos

Substitutes not used: Jon Kempin; Luis Argudo, Romario Williams, David Accam


The Union sit in third place in the Eastern Conference standings. While tied on points with Atlanta United FC, the club trails on the wins tiebreaker. The Union can still secure second place in the 2019 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs by exceeding Atlanta's points next weekend.

Kacper Przybylko made his 25th career start for the Union.

Raymon Gaddis made 195th career start for the club in tonight's match.

The Union return to action for their last regular-season matchup this Sunday at home at Talen Energy Stadium (4:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).

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