Press Release

Box Score | CF Montreal 3, Philadelphia Union 2

Philadelphia Union played CF Montréal on Saturday evening at Stade Olympique, falling 3-2. The Union remain tied for fourth in the Eastern Conference with six points. Romell Quioto scored an early penalty-kick goal to put Montreal up 1-0. After being held scoreless in the first half, the Union responded just seconds into the second half when midfielder Daniel Gazdag found forward Mikael Uhre who scored to level the match at 1-1. The duo connected again in the 60th minute when Mikael Uhre scored to give the Union the lead. The Union went down to ten men in the 69th minute when Julian Carranza received his second yellow. Montreal scored two late goals in the 90th minute and in second half stoppage time to claim all three points. 

The Union return to Subaru Park on Saturday, March 25, where they will host Orlando City SC (7:30 p.m. ET / Apple TV).

CF Montréal 3 - Philadelphia Union 2
Stade Olympique (Montréal, Canada)
Saturday, March 18, 2023

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Nima Saghafi
Assistant Referees: Lyes Arfa, Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
Fourth Official: Filip Dujic
VAR: Daniel Radford
Ast. VAR: Craig Lowry
Weather: 34 degrees and mostly clear.

SCORING SUMMARY

MTL – Romell Quioto (PK) 3’
PHI – Mikael Uhre (Gazdag, Flach) 46’
PHI – Mikael Uhre (Gazdag, Martinez) 60’
MTL – Chinonso Offor (unassisted) 90’
MTL – Romell Quioto (Choinière, Wanyama) 90+8’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Jakob Glesnes (caution) 2’
MTL – Victor Wanyama (caution) 18’
MTL – Rida Zouhir (caution) 43’
MTL – Romell Quioto (caution) 43’
PHI – Julian Carranza (caution) 58’
PHI – Julian Carranza (second caution, ejection) 69’
PHI – Alejandro Bedoya (caution) 90+6’
MTL – Chinonso Offor (caution) 90+7’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union: Joe Bendik; Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Kai Wagner, Olivier Mbaizo, José Martinez, Daniel Gazdag (Andres Perea 74’), Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya ( Damion Lowe 87’), Julian Carranza, Mikael Uhre (Chris Donovan 75’).

Substitutes not used: Holden Trent, Joaquin Torres, Quinn Sullivan, Jesus Bueno, Jack McGlynn, Nathan Harriel.

CF Montreal: Jonathan Sirois, Rudy Camacho, Kamal Miller (Róbert Orri Thorkelsson 80’), Joel Waterman, Victor Wanyama, Nathan Saliba (Sean Rea 53’), Lassi Lappalainen (Zachary Brault-Guillard 80’), Rida Zouhir (Sunusi Ibrahim 79’) , Romell Quioto, Mathieu Choinière, Mason Toye (Chinonso Offor 80’).

Substitutes not used: Ilias Iliadis, Logan Ketterer, Jules-Anthony Vilsaint, Ahmed Hamdi.

Team Notes

  • Forward Mikael Uhre recorded his first two goals of the season with a second half brace.
  • Midfielder Daniel Gazdag recorded his 18th and 19th assists representing the Union, tying Sheanon Williams for the eighth most assists all time for the Union.
  • Midfielder Jose Martinez recorded his second assist of the season.
  • Midfielder Leon Flach notched his first assist of the season.

The Union return to Subaru Park on Saturday, March 25, where they will host Orlando City SC (7:30 p.m. ET / Apple TV).