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GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. Portland Timbers

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The Philadelphia Union face a team that's so desperate for goalkeeping they summoned the power of R'Hllor and resurrected the bodies of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Joffrey Baratheon.

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UNION GAME #20
VS
PPL Park, Chester, PA
July 11, 2015
7:00 PM ET
6ABC - JP Dellacamera and Peter Pappas
Online Streaming: MLS Live
TBG Game Preview
Know Thy Enemy: Stumptown Footy
Starting XI
Fanendo Adi Forward C.J. Sapong

Rodney Wallace, Gaston Fernandez, Diego Valeri

Jack Jewsbury, Will Johnson

Midfield

Andrew Wenger, Cristian Maidana, Sebastien Le Toux

Brian Carroll, Vincent Nogueira

Jeanderson, Liam Ridgewell, Nat Borchers, Taylor Peay Defense Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Maurice Edu, Ray Gaddis
Andrew Weber Goalkeeper Brian Sylvestre
Jake Gleeson, Andy Thoma, Anthony Manning, Michael Nanchoff, George Fochive, Nick Besler, Dairon Asprilla Bench John McCarthy, Sheanon Williams, Ethan White, Fred, Zach Pfeffer, Antoine Hoppenot, Conor Casey
Numbers of Note
14 - days since the Philadelphia Union last played an MLS match.
1.0 - Philadelphia Union's points per game, tied for 2nd worse in MLS.
6 - goals scored by C.J. Sapong, the most on the Union.
Game Officials
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivera
Assistant: Peter Balciunas
Assistant: Kevin Klinger
Fourth: Alex Chilowicz