Philadelphia Union starting XI: MacMath, Williams, G.Farfan, Okugo, Valdes (c), Carroll, Lahoud, M.Farfan, Cruz, Adu, McInerney
Philadelphia Union bench: Harrison, Gaddis, Albright, McLaughlin, Torres, Hoppenot, Hoffman.
Toronto FC starting XI: Kokic, J.Hall, Eckersley, O'Dea, Emery, Maund, Dunfield, Johnson, Lambe, Silva, Hassli.
Toronto FC bench: F.Hall, Wiedeman, Cann, Avila, Stinson, D.Williams, Amarikwa
The international break is finally over and club soccer will be back in full force until the next international break coming up way too soon. On tap for this afternoon is a match pitting the Philadelphia Union, a bad team, against Toronto FC, a team that is incredibly worse. For both teams, this season has really come down to playing for pride and/or playing for a better draft pick. So depending on what kind of person you are, your rooting interests may or may not be the same as that of others.
Prediction: In their first visit to BMO Field this season, the Union appallingly gave Toronto FC their first points of the season. Unfortunately, that fits the overall pattern of the Union not being good on the road this season. The Union may be a better overall team, but even under Hackworth, the Union have not found much success on the road, and TFC are in the midst of another slump. 1-1 Draw.
Game can be seen at 1:00 PM this afternoon on CSN. Go Union! DOOP!