The Philadelphia Union will play against Eastern Conference opponent Toronto in the team's third game of the 2013 Disney Pro Soccer Classic. Live video included in this game thread.
Coming off of a 1-1 tie against Orlando City SC, a 4-0 loss versus the Columbus Crew and a non-Disney Pro Soccer Classic friendly 0-0 with the Montreal Impact, the Philadelphia Union play Toronto FC in their final Disney Pro Soccer Classic game.
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Kassel played for the New York Red Bulls as a Home Grown Player, but was released, along with fellow Home Grown Player Sacir Hot, by the team after only one season in Major League Soccer. Kafes may be Pantelis Kafes, who last played for Veria of Superleague Greece.
Here's a small snippet of the Philadelphia Union's preview for the game, which was written by the always necessary read Kevin Kinkead:
Wholesale changes highlight the offseason for a Toronto club that finished dead last in MLS.
The franchise started in the front office, bringing in long time D.C. United executive Kevin Payne to become the team's new president and general manager. It didn't take long for Payne to sack stand-in manager Paul Mariner and hire Ryan Nelsen, the 35-year-old New Zealander who played for United from 2001 to 2005.
This is Nelsen's first head coaching job. The veteran defender only joined the team in February, because he was still playing for Queens Park Rangers in the English Premiere League. He inherits a jumbled mess, becoming the eighth coach in Toronto's seven-year history.
You can watch the live video of the game above, courtesy of MLS, and also comment on the game below with other fans and staff members of the Brotherly Game.