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

CHESTER, Pa. - The Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union fell on the road to Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium. Andrew Wooten made his team debut for the Union, while Fabinho made his season debut for the club. The Union return to action next weekend with a home match on Saturday, July 20 vs. Chicago Fire (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).

Real Salt Lake 4 - Philadelphia Union 0

Rio Tinto Stadium (Sandy, UT)

Saturday, July 13, 2019


Referee: Silviu Petrescu

Assistant Referees: Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho, Claudiu Bedea

Fourth Official: Michael Radchuk

VAR: Allen Chapman

Attendance: 18,925

Weather: 78 degrees and cloudy


RSL - Jefferson Savarino (Aaron Herrera) 23'

RSL - Jefferson Savarino (Kyle Beckerman) 71'

RSL - Albert Rusnak (Jefferson Savarino) 81'

RSL - Damir Kreilach (Everton Luiz) 89'


RSL - Sebastian Saucedo (caution) 17'

RSL - Damir Kreilach (caution) 24'

RSL - Kyle Beckerman (caution) 28'

PHI - Brenden Aaronson (caution) 35'

RSL - Aaron Herrera (caution) 61'


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Fabinho; Haris Medunjanin; Alejandro Bedoya, Brenden Aaronson (Sergio Santos 46'); Marco Fabian (Anthony Fontana 65'); Kacper Przybylko, Fafa Picault (Andrew Wooten 76')

Substitutes not used: Matt Freese; Aurelien Collin, RJ Allen

Real Salt Lake: Nick Rimando; Aaron Herrera, Marcelo Silva, Justen Glad, Brooks Lennon; Damir Kreilach, Everton Luiz, Kyle Beckerman (Nick Besler 83;), Sebastian Saucedo (Corey Baird 71'); Jefferson Savarino (Joao Plata 85'), Albert Rusnak

Substitutes not used: David Ochoa; Erik Holt, Justin Portillo, Tate Schmitt


Andrew Wooten made his Union debut tonight ... he becomes the 123rd player to appear in at least one regular-season game for Philadelphia.

The Union return to action with a home match on Saturday, July 20 vs. Chicago Fire (7:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).

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