- Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
- Time: 7:30 PM ET
- Place: Al Lang Stadium, St. Petersburg, FL
- Stream: Tampa Bay Rowdies YouTube (RowdiesOfficial)
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- Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Ray Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Richie Marquez, Fabinho; Haris Medunjanin, Derrick Jones; Fabian Herbers, Marcus Epps; C.J. Sapong
- Tampa Bay Rowdies: Matt Pickens; Darnell King, Tamika Mkandawire, Neill Collins, Luke Boden; Martin Vingaard, Michael Nanchoff; Darwin Jones, Joe Cole, Leo Fernandes; Martin Paterson
- Josh Yaro will miss the next 3-4 months to undergo shoulder surgery.
- Maurice Edu is still rehabbing from a broken leg suffered last October.