Chester, PA (September 15, 2021) – The Philadelphia Union hosted Club America in the second leg of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League semi-final on Wednesday night, falling 2-0. With the loss, the Union are eliminated with America moving on, on 4-0 aggregate. The first half remained scoreless with the Union and America both recording five shots. The Union were awarded a penalty kick in the 49th minute but did not convert. Nicolas Benedetti opened the scoring in the 79th minute to put America ahead 3-0 on aggregate. Late in the 93rd minute, Henry Martin found the back of the net, assisted by Mauro Laínez.
The Union will be back home for MLS play on September 19th where they will face Orlando City SC (4:00 p.m. ET / ESPN).
Philadelphia Union 0 – Club America 2
Subaru Park (Chester, Pennsylvania)
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
TODAY’S MATCH INFO
Referee: Said Martinez
First Assistant Referee: Walter Lopez
Second Assistant Referee: Christian Ramirez
Fourth Official: Ivan Barton
Referee Assessor: Jesus Lebron
Club America – Nicolas Benedetti (Sánchez) 79’
Club America – Henry Martin (Laínez) 90+3’
PHI – Jakob Glesnes (caution) 19’
PHI – Alejandro Bedoya (caution) 26’
PHI – José Martínez (caution) 26’
Club America – Francisco Córdova (caution) 31’
PHI – Jamiro Monteiro (caution) 45’
Club America – Bruno Valdez (caution) 49’
Club America – Richard Sánchez (caution) 73’
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Jack Elliot, Jakob Glesnes, Kai Wagner, Olivier Mbaizo (Dániel Gazdag 76’); José Martínez, Leon Flach (Quinn Sullivan 89’), Alejandro Bedoya (Jack McGlynn 90’); Jamiro Monteiro (Paxten Aaronson 76’); Cory Burke, Kacper Przybylko.
Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik, Alvas Powell, Stuart Findlay.
Club America: Guillermo Ochoa; Emanuel Aguilera, Bruno Valdez, Salvador Reyes, Jorge Sánchez; Richard Sánchez (Fernando Madrigal González 90’), Pedro Aquino; Álvaro Fidalgo (Sebastián Cáceres 69’), Mauro Laínez, Francisco Córdova (Nicolas Benedetti 45’); Roger Martínez (Henry Martín 66’).
Substitutes not used: Óscar Jiménez, Luis Fuentes, Federico Viñas.