clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Game Thread: Philadelphia Union 1 New England Revolution 0, Full Time

Santos’ goal was all the Union needed to move on in the MLS is Back tournament

MLS: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports


After the game: We are being told Bruce Arena was red carded for language towards the ref after the final whistle.

90+4’ - Full Time: Union move on to the Quarterfinals. See everyone here Thursday night at 8pm.

90+4’ - Martinez fouls Büttner

90+3’ - Buksa fouls Monteiro

90’ - 4 minutes stands between the U and the next stage.

87’ - Wooten comes on for Pryzbylko, who was down on the pitch. Union are not done with subs for the game.

82’ - Creavalle comes on for Aaronson, signaling the U about to go very defensive.
Revs also make a change with Jones coming in for Zahibo.

76’ - If you didn’t hear Curtain’s address... he wants the boys in blue to get and convert on the counter attack.

75’ - We have entered our second Hydration Break of the game.

73’ - Monteiro slips a nice ball to Aaronson, who appears to slip right infront of the net.

72’ - Revs earn a free kick, which amounts to a direct shot on Blake.

67’ - Revolution makes a change, Bunbury comes on for Buchanan

65’ - The sweet goal is also Santos final moment in the game because sound the alarm Ilsinho enters the game.

63’ - GOOOOOAAAALLLLLLLLLL! Santos hammers the shot into the top right after the revolution turnover.

60’ - First 15’ of the second half and we know which team listened to the half time speech. Revolution constantly playing up on the U’s side of the field.

56’ - Bou’s free kick is on frame and Blake makes the save.

54’ - Revs setup for a corner and Bedoya gets a head on it to force another Rev corner.

52’ - Blake stretches to make a save, but Buchanan’s shot hits the side of the net.

51’ - Bou shot gets blocked by Wagner.

49’ - So far the Union come out looking like how they started the game... Sloppy play.

46’ - Second half underway. Game resumes at 11:42

Halftime Stats

Philadelphia Union
Shots: 8
On Target: 3
Possesion: 59%
Fouls: 5
Yellow Card: 0

New England Revolution
Shots: 5
On Target: 1
Possesion: 41%
Fouls: 3
Yellow Card: 0

45+2’ - Halftime whistle.

45+1’ - Santos turns and gets a nice touch but the ball comes off badly and the open chance goes across the front of the net.

43’ - Go... dang. Przybylko heads it into the ground which goes into the net, but he was offsides.

42’ - Farrell fouls Aaronson, who earns a free kick.

40’ - Bedoya goes down and Santos picks the ball up. Dribbles from the left side to middle of the top of the box and shoots it. The ball goes just wide for a Union corner.

37’ - Since the conversation with Bruce Arena during the Hydration Break. The Revs are playing much wider and getting balls into the box. Have I mentioned I don’t like Arena?

35’ - Nice read by Blake and gets a hand on the shot by Buchanan.

30’ - the typical florida “Hydration break” is currently happening in the game.

27’ - Short corner played to Aaronson and it amounts to a caught ball by Rev’s goal keeper Turner.

26’ - Another Union Corner.

22’ - Monteiro drives a ball into the box and is headed by Przybylko, which is saved by Matt Turner.

22’ - Played short and the U earn another corner.

21’ - Union earn a corner.

18’ - A promising counter attack by the U ends with poor communication with a ball being passed to an open field with a Union Player around.

16’ - Rowe takes a shot, basically from the sidelines, and it goes you guess it WIDE.

15’ - Union’s Martinez gets a shot off, but it is not a challenging one.

13’ - Kai Wagner called for... umm some phantom foul it looks like.

11’ - Union go on a nice counter attack, but it is stopped by a clean slide tackle by Farrell.

10’ - Another wide shot from outside the box by the Revs.

5’ - Revolution’s Alexander Büttner shot from outside the box goes way high.

4’ - It took just this long to bring up the 6-1 whooping the Union handed the Revs last year.

1’ - 1st cup of coffee for the game, and also GAME ON. Kickoff happened at 10:39

Starting Lineup

Philadelphia Union:

New England Revolution:

Availability Report
Team is at full strength.

OUT: Luis Caicedo (M) - right knee injury
QUESTIONABLE: Carles Gil (M) - left foot injury

Series Matchup

Union: 4 wins, 19 Goals
Revolution: 3 wins, 15 goals
Draws: 4 draws


Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referees: Kyle Atkins, Chris Wattam
4th Official: Ramy Touchan
Var: Drew Fischer

How to Watch

Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports, Orlando, Florida
When: 10:30 p.m., Monday July 25th
TV: ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes
Streaming: WatchESPN
Radio: Fox Sports The Gambler 1480 AM and 105.3 HD2
Audio Streaming: IHeart Radio App, Fox Sports The Gambler