90+2’ - Final Whistle! Congrats to Andre Blake who earned his 50th win tonight.
90’ - We have two minutes of stoppage time in Chester.
88’ - Union sub De Vries replaces another Union home grown player Aaronson
87’ - Monteiro is joining the Yellow Card party.
85’ - Everyone exhale. United just missed an easy tap in on the back post.
82’ - Blake punches the ball wide... resets and DC sends the ball over the frame.
77’ - A rare stop by United this evening. That should have been a fifth one for the U.
71’ - Gressel sends it to the back post and pines goes down.
69’ - Ilsinho is now booked with a yellow card.
64’ - Gressel gets DC on the board. Union 4-1
GOAL @JulianGressel@Audi | #PHIvDC pic.twitter.com/yfRfaLU9G0— dcunited (@dcunited) August 30, 2020
Andrew Wooten replaces Kacper Przybylko
Ilsinho comes on for Sergio Santos
61’ - The long pass... the short cross and the finish by Brenden Aaronson! Union Doop for the fourth time tonight.
Mbaizo over the top, Kacper across the box, & Aaronson with the 'meg #DOOP | #PHIvDC 4 - 0 pic.twitter.com/8syikiYNhh— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) August 30, 2020
58’ - The fresh legs of United’s Sorga misses the shot from the left side of the net.
57’ - Mbaizo earns a very week trip to the refs book for the team’s second yellow of the night.
United subs in Erik Sorga and takes out Ola Kamara
53’ - Union with numbers as Kacper plays it across to Santos... who nails it off the post. Union still up 3-0.
51’ - Play is back underway
49’ - Play is stopped and the Ref is calling for United’s training staff to come take a look at Julian Gressel
48’ - Ball is sent high and wide and ends in a goal kick for DC United.
47’ - Kacper looking for his third. But it goes out for a corner.
46’ - We are back underway.
United: Griffin Yow replaces Yamil AsadF
Union: Warren Creavalle replaces José MartínezM
On Target: 3
Yellow Card: 1
On Target: 3
Yellow Card: 1
45+2 - Ref blows the whistle. Halftime begins at 8:26. Two words to sum up the first half... Marvelous start.
45+1’ - Aaronson looking like he is on a skate deck going with a 360 to try to get a shot on goal, but it is blocked.
45+1’ - We will have at least 2 minutes of stoppage time.
45’ - Chances... The last 8 or so minutes the Union have had a lot of chances to add tho their goal tally.
41’ - Perfect ball placed for Bedoya, who sends it into the side of the net.
39’ - Quality chance for DC to get a goal, as its a wide open shot from the top of the box... but it goes sailing over the crossbar into the river end.
36’ - Union earn a free kick, try to play it quick and someone is called for offsides. Still waiting to see an angle that shows who it was.
29’ - Aaronson with numbers and instead of attempting a shot, he gets cute by dribbling the ball from the left side of the penalty area to the center top. Which ends up being nothing for the Union.
26’ - Union continue to apply pressure to DC, who clears the ball for a Union throw-in. Kai Wagner is coming off the pitch and is subbed out. Matt Real is now on the pitch.
22’ - Play is stop as Wagner is on the ground. He is now up and walking off the pain on the sideline.
21’ - Add another Goal for the Philadelphia Union, Sergio Santos with plenty of space on the left side of the field sends it straight into the net. Union 3-0
We can hardly keep up, @PhilaUnion.— Major League Soccer (@MLS) August 30, 2020
Sergio Santos makes it 3-0 and the hosts are cruising inside 25 minutes! #PHIvDC pic.twitter.com/aJwKKwdX1c
19’ - Aaronson draws a foul and the ref adds Felipe to his book.
16’ - Kacper Przybylko gets the just outside of the box, sets it up with his left foot and drills his second goal of the night. Union 2-0.
What. A. Finish. #DOOP | #PHIvDC 2 - 0 pic.twitter.com/2MEVGUpUWo— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) August 29, 2020
13’- DC Shot off the corner becomes an easy save for Blake.
12’ - Looks like a misplay by Andre Blake on the save ends in a corner for DC.
10’ - Jose Martinez has entered the refs book with a Yellow Card. Well this isn’t good for the defense, as he should be starting to play a little softer now.
7’ - GOOOOOOAAAALLLLLLLL off of a SET Piece! Kacper gets it in from the backpost. Union 1-0
That field-level view pic.twitter.com/d1sjOHcvT0— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) August 30, 2020
4’ - Union earn a corner kick. United defended the corner well and sent it outside the penalty area.
3’ - Santos sends the ball high above the crossbar. However, we are seeing the U attacking early. Something the past two matches they have not been doing.
1’- We have ourselves a soccer game. Kickoff happened at 7:38
⚡️Squad’s lookin’ to keep the streak alive vs DCU⚡️— PhilaUnion (@PhilaUnion) August 29, 2020
Tonight’s starting XI is ready! @GEICO | #VamosUnited pic.twitter.com/ntg0nP2s4Q— dcunited (@dcunited) August 29, 2020
QUESTIONABLE: Aurelien Collin (D) - leg injury
OUT: Paul Arriola (M) - ACL injury
Edison Flores (M) - facial injury
Russell Canouse (M) - leg injury
Chris Odoi-Atsem (D) - undisclosed injury
QUESTIONABLE: Frédéric Brillant (D) - undisclosed injury
Union: 9 wins, 20 goals
D.C. United: 3 wins, 10 goals
Referee: Fotis Bazakos
Assistant Referees: C.J. Morgante, Adam Wienckowski
4th Official: Tori Penso
VAR: Alan Kelly
How to Watch
Where: Subaru Park– Chester, PA
When: 7:30 p.m., Saturday August 29
TV: PHL 17
Streaming: PhiladelphiaUnion.com in market; ESPN+ out-of-market
Radio: Fox Sports The Gambler 1480 AM and 105.3 HD2
Audio Streaming: IHeart Radio App, Fox Sports The Gambler
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