Fresh off a frustrating 0-0 draw where they outplayed Sporting Kansas City for 90 minutes but were unable to get the needed finish, the Philadelphia Union (6-4-5) look to climb back into first place in the Eastern Conference as they host the 8th place team out Western Conference, Chivas USA (4-6-5). Kickoff at PPL Park in Chester, PA is scheduled for 8:00 PM Eastern.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Scott's Preview for SB Nation Philly] [Saturday Afternoon Union Freekicks] [MLS Is Forcing You To Choose Between Club And Country Tonight]. Chivas perspective: [The Goat Parade]
Broadcast Information: The Comcast Network (Glenn Davis, Taylor Twellman, Bob Rigby), with coverage beginning at 7:30 PM Eastern
Chivas USA starting XI: Kennedy; Jazic, Pearce, Umana, Valentin; Nagamura, Flores, Zemanski, LaBrocca; Braun, Mondaini
Chivas USA bench: Thornton, Lahoud, Boyens, Trujillo, Gavin, Estupiñan, and Cortez
Philadelphia Union starting XI: Mondragon; Williams, Valdes, Califf, Harvey; McInerney, Paunovic, Carroll, Mapp; Le Toux, Ruiz
Philadelphia Union bench: Mwanga, MacMath, Torres, Okugo, Daniel, M. Farfan, Nakazawa
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This will also serve as the game thread for the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final between the United States and Mexico.