After a 1-1 draw on the road against the Colorado Rapids, the Philadelphia Union (6-3-3) are back home to take on Real Salt Lake (6-3-2) in a battle of the two teams with the fewest amount of goals conceded thus far in the 2011 MLS Season. Kickoff at PPL Park in Chester, PA is scheduled for 4:06:30 PM.
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 SB Nation Philly] [Scott Has A Conversation With The Enemy]. Salt Lake City perspective: [RSL Soapbox]
Broadcast information: 6abc HD (J.P. Dellacamera, Taylor Twellman, Bob Rigby), with coverage beginning at 3:30 PM Eastern with a pre-game show and heading into Action News at 6 PM Eastern / KMYU (David James, Kenny Kutler), KALL-AM ESPN 700, Juan 106.1 KBMG-FM/ESPN Deportes 1600 KEPN-AM (Nelson Moran, Fernando Hortal) in Salt Lake City / MLS Direct Kick, MatchDay Live (6abc feed)
Real Salt Lake starting XI: Rimando; Russell, Olave, Borchers, Wingert; Beckerman, Williams, Grabavoy, Gil; Espindola, Alexandre
Real Salt Lake bench: Reynish, Beltran, McKenzie, Schuler, Gonzalez, Warner, Aghasyan
Philadelphia Union starting XI: Mondragon; Williams, Valdes, Califf, Harvey; Daniel, Carroll, Nakazawa, M. Farfan; Le Toux, Mwanga
Philadelphia Union bench: MacMath, McInerney, Torres, Mapp, Miglioranzi, Gonzalez, Pfeffer
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