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GAME THREAD: Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union

The Philadelphia Union hope to continue their 3-match unbeaten streak in MLS play with a huge win on the road at Sporting Kansas City.

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Sporting Park, Kansas City, KS
August 1, 2014
8:00 PM ET
NBCSN - Steve Cangialosi and Shep Messing, Reporter: Rob Carlin
Know Thy Enemy: The Blue Testament
Starting XI
Antonio Dovale, Dom Dwyer, Graham Zusi Forward Conor Casey
Jorge Claros, Mikey Lopez, Benny Feilhaber Midfield

Danny Cruz, Vincent Nogueira, Sebastien Le Toux

Brian Carroll, Amobi Okugo

Igor Juliao, Aurelien Collin, Kevin Ellis, Jacob Peterson Defense Ray Gaddis, Maurice Edu, Ethan White, Sheanon Williams
Andy Gruenebaum Goalkeeper Zac MacMath
Jon Kempin, Erik Palmer-Brown, Martin Steuble, C.J. Sapong, Soony Saad, Sal Zizzo, Claudio Bieler Bench Andre Blake, Fabinho, Brian Brown, Fred, Andrew Wenger, Aaron Wheeler, Pedro Ribeiro
Stats (Explained Here)
.614 (1st) TSR .532 (4th)
.641 (1st) DZR .505 (8th)
.567 (2nd) xGR .502 (8th)
Game Officials
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Assistant: Corey E. Rockwell
Assistant: Eric Boria
Fourth: Sorin Stoica

The last time the Union played Sporting Kansas City they pulled off a shocking upset at Sporting Park. Can they do it again in the first game of the Rais M'Bolhi era? It's time to find out. Comment on the game in the thread below. Go Union! DOOP!