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GAME THREAD: Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union

Well, here goes nothing. Perhaps literally.

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Sporting Park, Kansas City, KS
May 14, 2014
8:30 PM ET
CSN - JP Dellacamera and Peter Pappas
Know Thy Enemy: The Blue Testament
Starting XI
Sal Zizzo, Claudio Bieler, Graham Zusi Forward Danny Cruz, Andrew Wenger, Cristian Maidana
Oriol Rosell, Benny Feilhaber, Paulo Nagamura Midfield Vincent Nogueira, Amobi Okugo, Leo Fernandes
Igor Juliao, Matt Besler, Aurelien Collin, Seth Sinovic Defense Fabinho, Sheanon Williams, Austin Berry, Ray Gaddis
Eric Kronberg Goalkeeper Zac MacMath
Andy Gruenebaum, Lawrence Olum, Chance Myers, Alex Martinez, Antonio Dovale, Jacob Peterson, Dom Dwyer Bench Andre Blake, Aaron Wheeler, Ethan White, Corben Bone, Sebastien Le Toux, Antoine Hoppenot, Conor Casey
Stats (Explained Here)
.658 (1st) TSR .540 (3rd)
.705 (1st) DZR .485 (9th)
.620 (1st) xGR .509 (6th)
Game Officials
Referee: Ricardo Salazar
Assistant: George Gansner
Assistant: Ian Anderson
Fourth: Baldomero Toledo

Maurice Edu, reportedly with minor concussion symptoms, is not in the 18 and instead traveled early to Palo Alto for World Cup training with Jurgen Klinsmann.

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