Press Release

Box Score | Orlando City 2, Philadelphia Union 1

Philadelphia Union played Orlando City SC on Saturday night at Subaru Park, falling 2-1. The Union remain tied for sixth in the Eastern Conference with six points. Orlando had a quick start to the match with midfielder Martin Ojeda scoring their first goal in the second minute. Midfielder Iván Angulo followed suit, putting away Orlando City’s second goal in the ninth minute. The Union responded in the 17th minute when midfielder Andres Perea scored to cut the deficit in half. The Union outshot Orlando 26 to 12, but could not find the tying goal. 

The Union return to Subaru Park on Saturday, April 1st, where they will host Sporting Kansas City (7:30 p.m. ET / Apple TV).

Philadelphia Union 1 – Orlando City SC 2
Subaru Park (Philadelphia, PA)
Saturday, March 25, 2023


Referee: Allen Chapman
Assistant Referees: Brian Dunn, Justin Howard
Fourth Official: Luis Diego Arroyo
VAR: Alejandro Mariscal
Ast. VAR: Mike Kampmeinert
Weather: 47 degrees and mostly cloudy.


ORL – Martin Ojeda (Pereyra) 2’
ORL – Iván Angulo (Ojeda, Pereyra) 9’
PHI – Andres Perea 17’


ORL – Felipe Martins (caution) 20’
ORL – Iván Angulo (caution) 36’
PHI – Joaquin Torres (caution) 88’
PHI – Kai Wagner (caution) 88’


Philadelphia Union: Joe Bendik; Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Kai Wagner, Olivier Mbaizo (Nathan Harriel 72’), Alejandro Bedoya, Andres Perea, Joaquin Torres, Leon Flach (Jesus Bueno 72’ ), Mikael Uhre (Matthew Real 72’), Chris Donovan.

Substitutes not used: Holden Trent, Jeremy Rafanello.

Orlando City: Mason Stajduhar, Robin Johnson, Rodrigo Schlegel, Luca Petrasso (Antonio Carlos 80’), Kyle Smith, Cesar Araujo, Felipe Martins, Mauricio Pereyra (Dagur Thorhallsson 85’), Ramiro Enrique (Duncan McGuire 80’), Martin Ojeda, Iván Angulo ( Gaston Gonzalez 70’).

Substitutes not used: Rafael Santos, Shakur Mohammed, Jack Lynn, Abdi Salim, Adam Grinwis.

Team Notes

  • Tonight’s loss to Orlando City ends the Union’s 13-match home MLS winning streak (including playoffs), the second-longest in league history (SJ - 14 straight in 2001-02) and its 24-match regular season home unbeaten run, tied for the third-longest in league history.
  • Midfielders Joaquin Torres and Andres Perea made their first MLS starts representing the Union.
  • Forward Chris Donovan made his first start of the season.
  • Midfielder Andres Perea scored his first MLS goal of the season.

The Union return to Subaru Park on Saturday, April 1st, where they will host Sporting Kansas City (7:30 p.m. ET / Apple TV).

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