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MLS Playoffs Game Thread: Philadelphia Union 4 New York Red Bulls 3 final

The Union have the lead in the second period of extra time

MLS: MLS Cup Playoffs-Round One-New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union James Lang-USA TODAY Sports


FINAL! The Union win a playoff game the first time in franchise history in spectacular fashion, coming from behind to win 4-3 in extra time!!

112’ Creavalle checks in for Bedoya, who has to be helped off the field. Does not look good for him playing in Atlanta if the score holds.

105’ +1 Fabian somehow wills the ball into the back of the net to put the Union up 4-3. Unreal.

103’ Marco Fabian into the game for Santos

Five minutes of stoppage time

89’ Union pushing for the winner. The crowd is hanging on every play.


72’ Fafa Picault into the game for Brenden Aaronson

62’ Ilsinho time. He checks in for Wooten.

54’ Santos heads a great chance right at Robles. Should have been 3-3.

52’ Jack Elliott makes it 3-2 with a goal off a rebound from a Santos’ attempt. Haris started the play with a free kick from the left flank.

Second half is underway; 45 minutes to find goals

45’ +4 Blake with another mistake, mishandles a ball that falls right to Tom Barlow for the tap in.

45’ Union with three cracks at the goal: Brenden, Wooten and Santos but it’s still 2-1 to the Red Bull

39’ Tom Barlow hits woodwork and the rebound leads to a clearance.

30’ Bedoya gives the Union life! It’s 2-1 Red Bull!!! Haris Medunjanin with the assist.

24’ There’s the second goal. Tim Parker scores off a corner. Unassisted.

22’ Elliott and McKenzie with some defending in the box trying to keep this lead to one

14’ Union with two cracks at the goal off corner kicks but just can’t find the goal

6’ Red Bulls take the early lead on a goal from distance by Josh Sims

‘ We are underway at 3:21 p.m.

Starting Lineups

Kacper not in the 18 and Marco Fabian on the bench, but Wooten and Santos are pairing up top in the 4-4-2.


Referee: Christopher Penso
Assistant Referees: Jeremy Hanson, Eric Boria
Fourth Official: Joe Dickerson
VAR: Robert Sibiga

How to Watch

Where: Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, Pennsylvania
When: 3 p.m. ET, Sunday, October 20, 2019
TV: FS1, Fox Deportes
Streaming: Fox Sports Go