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Union tally third consecutive victory as club wins with dramatic late goal against FC Dallas

April 6, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

CHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union earned their third win of the season with a 2-1 victory over FC Dallas in stoppage time. Cory Burke scored his first goal of the season to tie the game in the 85th minute. Alejandro Bedoya scored his first goal of the season in the second minute of stoppage time to secure the victory.

Philadelphia Union 2 - FC Dallas 1

Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, Pennsylvania)

Saturday, April 6, 2019


Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)

Referee: Tim Ford

Assistants Referees: Frank Anderson, Nick Uranga

Fourth Official: Dave Gantar

VAR: Kevin Stott

Attendance: 15,844

Weather: 60 degrees, clear


DAL - Reto Ziegler (Penalty) 10'

PHI - Cory Burke (Unassisted) 85'

PHI - Alejandro Bedoya (Ilsinho) 90'+2'


PHI - Marco Fabian (Caution) 9'

DAL - Reto Ziegler (Caution) 85'


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis (Jamiro Monteiro, 78'), Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Kai Wagner; Haris Medunjanin; Alejandro Bedoya, Brenden Aaronson; Marco Fabian; Fafa Picault (Cory Burke, 56'), David Accam (Ilsinho, 68')

Substitutes not used: Carlos Miguel Coronel; Mark McKenzie, Warren Creavalle, Olivier Mbaizo

FC Dallas: Jimmy Maurer; Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges; Ryan Hollingshead, Reggie Cannon; Edwin Cerrillo, Jacori Hayes; Michael Barrios (John Nelson, 74'), Paxton Pomykal, Thomas Roberts (Zdenek Ondrasek,62'); Jesus Ferreira (Brandon Servania, 88')

Substitutes not used: Kyle Zobeck; Marquinhos Pedroso, Bressan, Ema Twumasi


The Union have allowed 13 total shots over the previous three matches... that total sets a new team record for the fewest shots conceded over a three-match stretch...previous record was 22 (twice, 3/17/19-3/30/19 and 9/11/10-9/25/10).

The last time the Union won in stoppage time was September 19, 2018 at Seattle when Fafa Picault scored in the 93rd minute.

The last time the club came back from a deficit to win was July 25, 2018 at Houston... during that match Alejandro Bedoya scored to tie the game in the 34th minute... after falling behind in the 59th minute, Cory Burke tied the game again in the 70th minute, followed by a stoppage time goal by Picault in the 96th minute for a 3-1 victory.

Andre Blake made his 103rd career start, passing Zac MacMath for the Union's all-time games started record, and is now tied for the club's all-time games played record for goalkeepers.

In his 75th career start for the Union, Alejandro Bedoya scored the game-winning goal in stoppage time for his first goal of the season.

Cory Burke scored his first goal of the season to tie the game in the 85th minute. He ended last season tied for team-lead in goals (10).

The Union next travel to Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, April 13 in a regular-season match against LA Galaxy (10:30 p.m. ET/PHL17).

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