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Union set new club record for most wins in a season with 16th of 2019

September 26, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

SAN JOSE, Ca. - Philadelphia Union earned three points over the San Jose Earthquakes in a big match out west on Wednesday night. The win was the club's 16th of 2019, setting a new club record for most wins in a season that beat out the 2017 season's 15 wins. Kacper Przybylko scored his team-leading 15th goal of the season, passing Sebastien Le Toux for second on the Union's all-time goals scored list. Team captain Alejandro Bedoya scored his fourth of the season, a personal best for goals in a season while with Philadelphia Union, and his 10th all-time tally for the club. The Union return to action this Sunday at Columbus Crew SC (5:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).

Philadelphia Union 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1

Avaya Stadium (San Jose, Calif.)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Referee: Baldomero Toledo

Assistant Referees: Nick Uranga, Adam Garner

Fourth Official: Mark Allatin

VAR: Malik Badawi

Attendance: 16,652

Weather: 84 degrees and clear


SJ - Jackson Yueill (Danny Hoesen, Magnus Eriksson) 35'

PHI - Alejandro Bedoya (Raymon Gaddis) 70'

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (Jamiro Monteiro) 76'


PHI - Kai Wagner (caution) 7'

SJ - Judson (caution) 23'

PHI - Haris Medunjanin (caution) 45'+1'

PHI - Kacper Przybylko (caution) 57'


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Aurelien Collin, Kai Wagner; Haris Medunjanin; Alejandro Bedoya, Jamiro Monteiro (Jamiro Monteiro 88'); Marco Fabian (Fafa Picault 63'); Andrew Wooten (Ilsinho 53'), Kacper Przybylko

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; RJ Allen, Auston Trusty, Brenden Aaronson

San Jose Earthquakes: Daniel Vega; Tommy Thompson (Paul Marie 68'), Guram Kashia, Florian Jungwirth, Nick Lima; Jackson Yueill, Judson (Andres Rios 79'); Carlos Fierro (Shea Salinas 67'), Magnus Eriksson, Valeri Qazaishvili; Danny Hoesen

Substitutes not used: Andrew Tarbell; Harold Cummings, Eric Calvillo, Anibal Godoy


With tonight's win, Philadelphia Union have now set a new club record for most wins in a season at 16 ... the previous record was set in 2017 as the club finished with 15 wins that year.

The Union now have 57 goals on the season, the most the team has ever scored in a single season.

Team captain Alejandro Bedoya made his 100th start for Philadelphia Union in tonight's win over the San Jose Earthquakes ... he also scored his fourth goal of 2019, a career best while with the Union ... the tally was also the 10th of his Philadelphia career.

Kacper Przybylko scored his team-leading 15th goal of the season, tied for fifth most in the league ... he has now surpassed Sebastien Le Toux's 2010 goal total for the most second-most goals in a single-season in club history, only player to have more was CJ Sapong in 2017 (16) ... the goal was the forward's fourth game-winning goal of the season, a team-high mark.

Defender Raymon Gaddis recorded his first assist of 2019 in tonight's match ... the helper was his ninth all-time for the Union.

Jamiro Monteiro added his ninth assist of the season, providing the pass on Kacper Przybylko's game-winning goal.

The Union return to action for a regular-season matchup this Sunday at Columbus Crew SC (5:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).

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