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Game Thread: Philadelphia Union 3 vs New York Red Bulls 0, Final

After three goals the Union win for the first time in Harrison since 2015

MLS: Philadelphia Union at New York Red Bulls Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Game Updates

90+2’ - Andre Blake grabs the long cross. Throws it out towards the right side of the field and the ref whistle is blown.

90+1’ - Stoppage time will be at least 1 minute.

82’ - Red Bulls making some substitutions Dru Yearwood, Brian White come onto the pitch and replace Florian Valot, Kaku.

81’ - Corner played short and the U gets nothing out of it.

80’ - Fontana whips one from the top of the net, but Meara gets a hand on it and sends it out for a corner.

78’ - Real calls the spot where he wants the ball placed and then smashes it into the back of the net. His first goal in the MLS and the U’s third of the game. Union 3-0.

76’ - Curtin subs out Mbaizo and Aaronson and brings in Matt Real and Anthony Fontana

75’ - Looks like the U are about to make a pair of subs.

68’ - GOALLLL scored by Kacper Przybylko. Everyone was involved on that goal. Union up 2-0.

67’ - : Red Bulls subs in Mathias Jørgensen and Jason Pendant for Tom Barlow, Mandela Egbo

66’ - Union doing a lot better with meaningful passes that are leading to some attacking chances.

61’ - Monteiro comes off for the Union and in his place is Ilsinho.

60’ - Duncan runs to the back post and shoots it into the side of the net. WHAT A BREAK for the U. No one had him marked.

59’ - Union finally threatening with a few different attacks and shots in the Red Bulls final third. U turn the ball over on a foul by Bedoya.

57’ - Red Bulls sub:
Omir Fernandez replaces Jared Stroud

54’ - Union have numbers going forward but a bad pass turns into an easy stop for the Red Bulls.

51’ - Union just keeps sending the ball up the field, just to clear it from the backline. They need to start moving the ball with purpose.

47’ - Sliding stop from Bedoya keeps the Union leading the game.

46’ - Second half gets underway. Play resumed at 8:12 PM

Halftime Stats

Philadelphia Union
Shots - 5
Shots on Goal - 2
Shots Blocked - 2
Possession - 51.2%
Fouls - 7
Yellow Cards - 0
Missed Chances - 0

New York Red Bulls
Shots - 4
Shots on Goal - 0
Shots Blocked - 0
Possession - 48.7%
Fouls - 7
Yellow Cards - 0
Missed Chances - 1

45+5’ - halftime whistle. Teams head to the locker room at 7:57 pm.

45+2’ - Wooten allowing a ball to go out because he thought it would be a corner. Well he was wrong and allows the Red Bulls to earn a goal kick.

45+1’ - We will have 4 minutes of stoppage time.

45’ - Shot from the top of the box is deflected. Bedoya chases it down and sends his cross out.

36’ - GOOOOOAAAALLLLL! Bedoya crosses it from the right side of the box to Aaronson who is at the top of the box. Aaronson lines up and hits it off the post to put the Union up! Doop 1-0

34’ - Play is stopped as Amro Tarek is on the ground complaining about something.

31’ - Przybylko with a great run up the left side of the pitch, crosses it into the middle of the box where a stretching Ryan Meara catches the ball.

27’ - Union subbing in Wooten for Santos.

25’ - Santos with plenty of space and room passes it to Przybylko who can’t finish the shot. Santos now on the field holding his hamstring.

23’ - Union just keep going up and down the field for their throwins. U earning their third throw in two minutes.

16’ - Exhale... a cross into Royer and he sends it sailing over the top of the net. Game is still 0-0.

14’ - Union finally make it to the Red Bulls final third and a shot from Przybylko goes over the top of the crossbar.

9’ - New York earns the games first corner kick. U look confused as they are still trying to find their marks. Red Bulls cross it to the top of the box and it comes to nothing.

7’ - Play has been haulted as Santos remains on the ground.
Play resumed and Santos comes back on.

6’- First five minutes of the game and the U are spending most of it on defense.

3’ - First shot of the game is by the Red Bulls and it goes wide for a Andre Blake goal kick.

1’ - Red Bulls get the game started at 7:08.

Starting Lineup
Philadelphia Union:

New York Red Bulls:

Team Availability
Philadelphia Union:
Out: Aurelien Collin (D) - leg injury
Kai Wagner (D) - lower leg injury

New York Red Bulls:
Team is at full strength

Series Matchup at Red Bull Arena

Red Bulls: 8 wins, 18 goals
Union: 1 win, 8 goals
3 draws


Referee: Rosendo Mendoza
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Jeremy Hanson
4th Official: Thomas Snyder
VAR: Armando Villarreal

How to Watch

Where: Red Bull Arena– Harrison, NJ
When: 7:00 p.m., Saturday September 6
TV: PHL 17
Streaming: 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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