Union net three to earn three points on the road
HARRISON, Nj. - The Philadelphia Union beat New York Red Bulls for a second consecutive game this season, their last win coming on August 25 when the Red Bulls visited Subaru Park. The win moves the Union into second place in the Eastern Conference at the time of writing. Matt Real scored his first career MLS goal, while Kacper Przybylko scored his fifth of the season and in consecutive games against the Red Bulls after scoring the game winner against them on August 25. Brenden Aaronson scored his third goal of the season, matching his season-high of his rookie season last year. Alejandro Bedoya and Andrew Wooten both picked up two assists. The Union next return to action back at home on September 12 vs. New England (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).
Philadelphia Union 3 - New York Red Bulls 0
Red Bull Arena (Harrison, NJ)
Sunday, September 6, 2020
TODAY'S MATCH INFO
Referee: Rosendo Mendoza
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Jeremy Hanson
Fourth Official: Thomas Snyder
VAR: Armando Villarreal
Weather: 80 degrees and partly cloudy
PHI - Brenden Aaronson (Alejandro Bedoya, Andrew Wooten), 36'
PHI - Kacper Przybylko (Andrew Wooten, Alejandro Bedoya), 68'
PHI - Matt Real (Ilsinho), 78'
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Ray Gaddis, Jakob Glesnes, Mark McKenzie, Olivier Mbaizo (Matt Real, 77'); Alejandro Bedoya, Jose Martinez, Jamiro Monteiro (Ilsinho, 61'), Brenden Aaronson (Anthony Fontana, 77'); Kacper Przybylko, Sergio Santos (Andrew Wooten, 29')
Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Jack Elliott, Michee Ngalina, Cole Turner, Jack de Vries
New York Red Bulls: Ryan Meara; Kyle Duncan, Tim Parker, Amro Tarek, Mandela Egbo (Jason Pendant, 67'); Florian Valot (Dru Yearwood, 83'), Cristian Casseres Jr; Jared Stroud (Omir Fernandez, 57'), Kaku (Brian White, 82'), Daniel Royer; Tom Barlow (Mathias Jorgensen, 67')
Substitutes not used: David Jensen; Sean Nealis, Benjamin Mines, Samuel Tetteh
The Union kept a clean sheet at Red Bull Arena, scoring three goals in one game for the first time on their rival's pitch...this was the first time in Union history that two homegrowns scored in the same game (Aaronson, Real).
Matt Real scored his first career MLS goal, becoming the fifth Union Homegrown to score a MLS goal with the Union (also: Zach Pfeffer, Auston Trusty, Anthony Fontana, Brenden Aaronson).
Kacper Przybylko scored his fifth goal of the season and 20th for the club, making him tied for fifth with Ilsinho on the club's all-time goals scored list.
Andre Blake earned his fourth shutout of the season, tied for second in the league.
Alejandro Bedoya logged two assists on the night for three on the season, just three shy of his career-high with the Union (6 assists, 2018).
Andrew Wooten registered two assists for the first time in his MLS career, for three assists on the season and four total in his Union career.
The Union return to action back home at Subaru Park on September 12 vs. New England Revolution (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).
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