The Philadelphia Union Academy is currently down in Sarasota, Florida participating in the U.S. Development Academy Winter Showcase - a tournament featuring some of the best youth teams in the nation. Today will be a rare opportunity to watch the Union Academy U16 team in action as they face off against the LA Galaxy Academy at 3 p.m. The match will be streamed live courtesy of U.S. Soccer on their YouTube page.
The Union's U18 team defeated Georgia United 2-1 yesterday morning, and lost to the Houston Dynamo Academy 2-1 on Thursday. The Union U16s defeated FC Golden State 2-0 yesterday afternoon even without starting goalkeeper CJ dos Santos and defender Rayshaun McGann, both of whom are with the United States U17 team.
The Galaxy's U18 team defeated New Jersey's Players' Development Academy 1-0 yesterday, while the U16s rolled againstthe Montreal Impact U16s 6-2.
Game time: December 5th, 3 p.m. EST
Stream: U.S. Soccer's YouTube Page