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Philadelphia Union at DC United - Gamethread - Match #17

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In their first stop on a three-match road trip, the Philadelphia Union (7-4-5) are in our nation's capitol to take on regional rival DC United (4-5-6). The Union look to gain a valuable road result and stay on top of the Eastern Conference, while DC attempts to create a little bit of separation between themselves and the clubs in the bottom half of the conference. Kickoff at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC is scheduled for just after 7:00 PM Eastern.

If you haven't already, be sure to check out our staff's pre-match coverage: [tBG Match Preview] [Scott's Preview for SB Nation Philly] [Saturday Afternoon Union Freekicks]. DC perspective: [Scott's Chat With The Enemy] [Black And Red United]

Broadcast Information: Soccer Night in America on Fox Soccer (J.P. Dellacamera, Kyle Martino, Brian Dunseth) nationally, coverage starting at 6:30 PM / Fox Deportes nationally / MLS Direct Kick, MatchDay Live (Canada only -- Fox Soccer feed)

Philadelphia Union Starting XI: Mondragon; Harvey, Califf, Valdes, Williams; Mapp, Carroll, Paunovic, Le Toux; Mwanga, Ruiz

Philadelphia Union Bench: Torres, Nakazawa, Okugo, G. Farfan, Daniel, MacMath, McInerney

DC United Starting XI: Hamid; Kitchen, White, McDonald, Korb; Najar, Simms, De Rosario, Pontius; Wolff, Davies

DC United Bench: Brettschneider, Ngwenya, Fred, King, Barklage, Burch, Cronin

Join us here for an in-game discussion as the Union look to avenge last season's 2-0 loss at RFK.