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GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. Sporting Kansas City

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The Philadelphia Union hope to follow-up Wednesday’s win at Talen Energy Stadium by picking up another three points

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UNION GAME #27
VS
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)
Date: August 27, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Television: The Comcast Network (Philadelphia), KMCI-38 (Kansas City), MLS LIVE
Online Streaming: MLS Live, MLS Direct Kick
Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs Sporting Kansas City
The Blue Testament preview: Kickoff: Sporting Kansas City at Philadelphia Union Match Primer
Starting XI
C.J. Sapong Forward Graham Zusi, Dom Dwyer, Jacob Peterson
Chris Pontius, Tranquillo Barnetta, Fabian Herbers / Warren Creavalle, Alejandro Bedoya Midfield Roger Espinoza, Soni Mustivar, Benny Feilhaber
Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Josh Yaro, Keegan Rosenberry Defense Jimmy Medranda, Matt Besler, Ike Opara, Saad Abdul-Salaam
Andre Blake Goalkeeper Alec Kann
John McCarthy, Ray Gaddis, Ken Tribbett, Roland Alberg, Leo Fernandes, Walter Restrepo, Charlie Davies Bench Diego Rubio, Brad Davis, Connor Hallisey, Emmanuel Appiah, Paulo Nagamura, Ever Alvarado, Jon Kempin
Numbers of Note
50 - Number of appearances CJ Sapong has made for the Philadelphia Union going into the match against Sporting Kansas City (he had 110 appearances with SKC).
3.26 - Shots per shots on goal for Sporting Kansas City (highest ration in MLS).
6 - Number of road points in 2016 for Sporting Kansas City (2 wins, 4 draws, 7 losses).
Game Officials
Referee: Juan Guzman
Assistant: CJ Morgante
Assistant: Jason White
Fourth: Mark Kadlecik
UNION GAME #27
VS
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)
Date: August 27, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Television: The Comcast Network (Philadelphia), KMCI-38 (Kansas City), MLS LIVE
Online Streaming: MLS Live, MLS Direct Kick
Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs Sporting Kansas City
The Blue Testament preview: Kickoff: Sporting Kansas City at Philadelphia Union Match Primer
Starting XI
C.J. Sapong Forward Graham Zusi, Dom Dwyer, Jacob Peterson
Midfield Roger Espinoza, Soni Mustivar, Benny Feilhaber
Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Josh Yaro, Keegan Rosenberry Defense Jimmy Medranda, Matt Besler, Ike Opara, Saad Abdul-Salaam
Andre Blake Goalkeeper Alec Kann
John McCarthy, Ray Gaddis, Ken Tribbett, Roland Alberg, Leo Fernandes, Walter Restrepo, Charlie Davies Bench Diego Rubio, Brad Davis, Connor Hallisey, Emmanuel Appiah, Paulo Nagamura, Ever Alvarado, Jon Kempin
Numbers of Note
50 - Number of appearances CJ Sapong has made for the Philadelphia Union going into the match against Sporting Kansas City (he had 110 appearances with SKC).
3.26 - Shots per shots on goal for Sporting Kansas City (highest ration in MLS).
6 - Number of road points in 2016 for Sporting Kansas City (2 wins, 4 draws, 7 losses).
Game Officials
Referee: Juan Guzman
Assistant: CJ Morgante
Assistant: Jason White
Fourth: Mark Kadlecik
UNION GAME #25
VS
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)
Date: August 27, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Television: The Comcast Network (Philadelphia), KMCI-38 (Kansas City), MLS LIVE
Online Streaming: MLS Live, MLS Direct Kick
Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs Sporting Kansas City
The Blue Testament preview: Kickoff: Sporting Kansas City at Philadelphia Union Match Primer
Starting XI
Forward
Midfield
Defense
Goalkeeper
Bench
Numbers of Note
50 - Number of appearances CJ Sapong has made for the Philadelphia Union going into the match against Sporting Kansas City (he had 110 appearances with SKC).
3.26 - Shots per shots on goal for Sporting Kansas City (highest ration in MLS).
6 - Number of road points in 2016 for Sporting Kansas City (2 wins, 4 draws, 7 losses).
Game Officials
Referee: Juan Guzman
Assistant: CJ Morgante
Assistant: Jason White
Fourth: Mark Kadlecik