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Match Day #25 Game Thread: New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union

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In a huge road match that could potentially launch the Union into first place in the Eastern Conference, the Union seek their first win ever at Red Bull Arena against a tough New York Red Bulls side

Drew Hallowell

Match: New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union

Where: PPL Park, Chester, PA

When: 8:00 PM ET

Channel: NBCSN

Commentators: John Strong and Kyle Martino

Philadelphia Union starting XI: MacMath, Fabinho, Parke, Okugo, Williams, LeToux, Carroll (c), Daniel, Cruz, McInerney, Casey.

Philadelphia Union bench: Nikolov, Lahoud, Fernandes, Kleberson, Farfan, Wheeler, Hoppenot.

New York Red Bulls starting XI: Robles, Sekagya, Olave, Holgersson, Miller, Steele, Alexander, Cahill, McCarty, Espindola, Henry.

New York Red Bulls bench: Meara, Miazga, Obekop, Sam, Luyindula, Lade, Barklage.

Well, this is certainly a very big match for the Philadelphia Union. Not only are the Union looking to secure points from Red Bull Arena for the first time in their franchise history (0-5-0), but the Union are facing a second place team who has thrived at home this season. It will certainly not be an easy task, but getting a historic first win at Red Bull Arena in such an important match standings wise would present Union fans with a euphoric moment not soon forgotten.

Make sure you follow @brotherlygame for updates and as always you are more than welcome to chat about the game in the thread below. This is on national television and it is a big one. Go Union! DOOP!