Coming off their second consecutive 1-1 draw, a very frustrating draw against Real Salt Lake, the Philadelphia Union (6-3-4) will fly out west to the recently burned down city of Vancouver to take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC (1-6-8). Kickoff at Empire Field in Vanvoucer, British Columbia is scheduled for 10:00 PM Eastern.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Joey's Match Preview] [Scott's Preview for SB Nation Philly] [Saturday Afternoon Union Freekicks]. Vancouver perspective: [Eighty Six Forever]
Broadcast Information: The Comcast Network (J.P. Dellacamera, Taylor Twellman, Bob Rigby), with coverage beginning at 9:30 PM Eastern / Rogers Sportsnet ONE (Craig MacEwen, Martin Nash), CFTE-AM TEAM 1410 (Peter Schaad, Paul Dolan) in Vancouver / MLS Direct Kick, MLS MatchDay Live (TCN feed)
Philadelphia Union starting XI: Mondragon; Harvey, Califf, Valdes, Williams; Mapp, Miglioranzi, Carroll, Nakazawa; Le Toux, Paunovic
Philadelphia Union bench: MacMath, Torres, McInerney, Mwanga, Daniel, M. Farfan, Gonzalez
Vancouver Whitecaps FC starting XI: Cannon; Rochat, Boxall, DeMerit, Leathers; Camilo, Dunfield, Brovsky, Salinas, Chiumiento; Hassli
Vancouver Whitecaps FC bench: Sylvestre, Duckett, Khalfan, Salgado, Koffie, Teibert, Akloul
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