After a very long delay in Philadelphia Union games thanks to Hurricane Irene (seriously, the last Union match was August 20), our boys in blue and gold are back as the Philadelphia Union (8-6-10) are making the trip to Sandy, Utah for a date with Real Salt Lake (11-7-6). Kickoff at Rio Tinto Stadium is scheduled for 9:06:30 PM ET.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Ben's Match Preview] [Scott Has A Conversation With The Enemy] [Saturday Morning Union Freekicks]. Salt Lake City perspective: [RSL Soapbox]
Broadcast Information: The Comcast Network (JP Dellacamera, Taylor Twellman) with coverage beginning at 8:30 PM Eastern with Union Pre-Game Live / ESPN 700 KALL-AM (Bill Riley, Brian Kamler) and Juan 106.1 KBMG-FM/ESPN Deportes 1600 KEPN-AM (Nelson Moran, Fernando Hortal) with no local television in Salt Lake City / MLS Direct Kick, MatchDay Live (The Comcast Network feed)
Philadelphia Union starting XI: Mondragon; M. Farfan, Califf, Miglioranzi, Williams; Mapp, Okugo, Nakazawa, Le Toux; Paunovic, Mwanga
Philadephia Union bench: Adu, MacMath, G. Farfan, McInerney, Torres, Pfeffer, Gonzalez
Real Salt Lake starting XI: Rimando, Russell, Schuler, Olave, Beltran, Beckerman, Warner, Williams, Gil, Espindola, Paulo Jr.
Real Salt Lake bench: Melia, McKenzie, Wagner, Grabavoy, Arnoux, Toia, Saborio
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