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PPL Park hosting U-16 Development Academy quarterfinal

The Philadelphia Union Academy U-16 team will host the New England Revolution in a U.S. Development Academy quarterfinal match at PPL Park at 7 p.m. on July 8.

The Union Academy U-16 team will get a chance to play on the home pitch of the senior team with a trip to Carson, California on the line.

PPL Park will host a U.S. Development Academy quarterfinal at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8 with New England Revolution's U-16 Academy team as the Philadelphia Union Academy's opponent.

The U-16 team, the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament, advanced to the knockout stage after going 3-0 in the group stage of the playoffs in Westfield, Indiana. The winner of Wednesday's game will travel to Carson for the semifinals on July 16. The finals will be held on July 18.

New York Red Bulls host Chivas USA, Vancouver Whitecaps host Georgia United and FC Dallas hosts Beachside SC in the other three quarterfinal matches on July 8.

The U-16s finished the regular season with a 21-3-2 record. Two of those losses came against No. 1 overall seed New York Red Bulls, but the U-16s did manage a win over Red Bulls in the second leg of the Generation Adidas Cup qualifiers in February.

The team beat New England Revolution 2-0 in a regular season match in September and played to a scoreless draw in the first leg of the Generation Adidas Cup qualifiers in October. Quarterfinalist Beachside SC lost to the Union 4-1 at home in late October.