After starting the season on the road with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo, the Philadelphia Union will play their first home game against one of MLS's two new expansion clubs this season and MLS's 2nd Canadian team, Vancouver Whitecaps.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Ben's Match Preview] [Scott's Preview for SBN Philly] [With Mapp doubtful, Scott wonders who should fill his role] [Saturday morning Union freekicks]. Vancouver perspective: [Eighty Six Forever]
Broadcast Information: 6abc HD (J.P. Dellacamera, Taylor Twellman, Bob Rigby), coverage starting at 3:30 PM with a pre-game show and concluding into Action News at 6:00 PM / Rogers Sportsnet ONE (Craig MacEwen, Martin Nash), CFTE-AM TEAM 1410 (Peter Schaad, Paul Dolan) in Vancouver / MLS Direct Kick, MLS MatchDay Live (6abc feed)
Vancouver Whitecaps starting line-up: Cannon; Leathers, Janicki, Rochat, Wagner; Khalfan, Dunfield, Koffie, Teibert; Harris, Hassli
Vancouver Whitecaps bench: Sylvestre, Brovsky, Camilo, Duckett, Knight, Tan, Harmse
Philadelphia Union starting line-up: Mondragon; Williams, Valdes, Califf, Harvey; Nakazawa, Miglioranzi, Carroll, Le Toux; Mwanga, Ruiz
Philadelphia Union bench: Holder, Agorsor, G. Farfan, M. Farfan, Houapeu, McInerney, Torres
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