90+5 - Final Whistle. Union move on to the semi finals.
90+2’ - Sporting Kansas City has a corner here and ended with a clean grab by Blake.
90’ - 5 minutes of stoppage time
86’ - Union making a double switch here... Matt Real and Anthony Fontana replace Aaronson and Monteiro
84’ - Roger Espinoza comes off and Cameron Duke comes on for Kc’s final sub of the night.
75’ - Vermes with the fair point about having this stoppage be the hydration break. Weird since you would think he would want to talk with his players.
73’ - an unmarked Roger Espinozaat the top of the box goes high above the goal.
71’ - Gerso enters the ref book with a foul on Martinez.
70’ - Union sub: Wooten on for Pryzbylko
Side: I have a feeling that the scoring isn’t donw in this game.
68’ - Runs Runs Runs... Kacper Przybylko misses a chance. Free kick from close range but his hit directly into the wall.
66’ - Sporting Kc’s 6th corner. Is a cross over the Union’s cross bar
64’ - Union earn a free kick off. Played short and amounts to nothing.
61’ - Wagner crosses it into the center of the box... but Kacper Przybylko header was high.
58’ - Veremes with more foul langauage on the sidelines and the audio gets clipped.
57’ - Amazing save by Blake, on the rebound Russell puts it into the back of the net. However he was offsides.
54’ - Pulido uses the free kick and hits it directly into the wall
53’ - Yellow card issued to Jack Elliott
53’ - Ilsinho comes on for Santos
52’ - Santos goes down on the pitch.
49’ - Alan Pulido with a nasty shot hits the left post.
46’ - Second half underway at 9:13
Halftime subs made by Vermes
Gadi Kinda comes in for Gianluca Busio
Amadou Dia on for Luis Martins
On Target: 3
Yellow Card: 1
Sporting Kansas City
On Target: 4
Yellow Card: 0
45+2’ - Halftime. Whistle blown at 8:56
45+1’ - KC’s Pulido heads a ball into the back of the net. Putting Sporting KC on the board before half
⚽️ A goal-scorer's goal. #PHIvSKC 3-1. pic.twitter.com/bQkPKFE0F1— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) July 31, 2020
45’ - 2 minutes of stoppage time added
39’ - GOAAAALLLL. Santos gets yet a second goal. Aaronson recognizes Santos’ run.
Are you kidding us with that ABSOLUTE DIME from Brenden Aaronson?— Major League Soccer (@MLS) July 31, 2020
Sergio Santos gives @PhilaUnion a 3-0 lead! #PHIvSKC pic.twitter.com/HoJWv3W2Jn
33’ - Aaronson upset at himself because he just missed putting the U up by another goal.
Side: For the Final, I’d love to see ESPN do a coaches feed and have them looking at the drone feed the entire time. Would love to see the breakdown of runs. Thoughts?
30’ - First Hydration Break, and Peter Vermes dropped a few F bombs during that break
28’ - Shot attempt by Sporting KC and it is easily caught by Blake
26’ - Santos Scores. From defense to attack and a nice run from Santos.
In the words of Sergio....beYOOOOOUtiful #DOOP | #PHIvSKC 2 - 0 pic.twitter.com/Km2TclJ2R3— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) July 31, 2020
25’ - José Martínez earns his Yellow Card very early in this match. Team already has 8 fouls
24’ - GOOOOOOOOOOOAAALLLLL Jamiro Monteir! This was truly a team effort and a beautiful exchange.
Going back to goal #1....teamwork makes the dreamwork, amiright? #DOOP | #PHIvSKC 2 - 0 pic.twitter.com/NjYiNMwYxH— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) July 31, 2020
22’ - Kansas City’s corner goes past the far post and eventually pushed out of play.
21’ - I can’t figure out who is talking... but they want the ball to be passed NOW.
18’ - Blake stretches out for the first time tonight after a shot by Alan Pulido from outside the box.
16’ - Santos goes down in the box. Clearly this should be a VAR decision it was no doubt a scoring chance.
13’ - Short kick on the right side of goal for the Union leads to nothing.
12’ - Aaronson’s shot is deflected and the U end up with a corner kick.
9’ - Santos was not ready for that ball as the nice counter attack comes to a close at mid field.
5’ - Union already have been called for three fouls. Strap in as Philly is getting scrappy in Orlando tonight.
1’ - Kickoff, and there was no coffee needed for this game. Game got underway at 8:10
Pregame Chat with The Blue Testament
It’s win or go home, & this squad’s for the battle ahead— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) July 30, 2020
https://t.co/trNy96GyZI#DOOP | #FightForPhilly pic.twitter.com/PzriU4OaqK
The XI— Sporting Matchday (@SKCmatchday) July 30, 2020
Kickoff vs. #DOOP is set for 7 p.m. CT on @espn, @ESPNDeportes, @SportsRadio810 and La Grande 1340 AM.#PHIvSKC pic.twitter.com/xkLTlsGFPJ
QUESTIONABLE: Warren Creavalle (M) - upper leg strain
OUT: Felipe Gutierrez (M) - knee surgery
Andreu Fontas (D) - quad strain
QUESTIONABLE: Khiry Shelton (F) - adductor injury
Union: 6 wins, 22 goals
Sporting KC: 6 wins, 20 goals
Referee: Ramy Touchan
Assistant Referees: Micheal Barwegen, Jeremy Kieso
4th Official: Allen Chapman
VAR: Robert Sibiga
How to Watch
Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports, Orlando, Florida
When: 8 p.m., Thursday, July 30
TV: ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes
Radio: Fox Sports The Gambler 1480 AM and 105.3 HD2
Audio Streaming: IHeart Radio App, Fox Sports The Gambler