Philadelphia Union tied Atlanta United FC on Saturday afternoon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. With the draw, the Union remain in first place in the Eastern Conference with 64 points and have secured a spot in the 2023 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League for the second time in club history. In the first half, both teams remained scoreless despite chances from both sides. Goalkeeper Andre Blake registered five saves to keep the match level in 96 minutes of play, earning his 14th clean sheet to lead the league for most clean sheets this season.

The Union are back at home to play a friendly against Liga MX side CF Pachuca at Subaru Park on Saturday, September 24th (6:00 p.m. ET).

Atlanta United FC 0 – Philadelphia Union 0
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta, GA)
Saturday, September 17, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr
Assistant Referees: Nick Uranga, Kevin Klinger
Fourth Official: Pierre-Luc Lauziere
VAR: Jorge Gonzalez
Ast. VAR: Craig Lowry
Weather: 82 degrees and partly cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

N/A

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Julian Carranza (caution) 11’
ATL – Amar Sejdić (caution) 49’
ATL – Juanjo Purata (caution) 62’
PHI – Jose Martinez (caution) 73’
PHI – Jose Martinez (caution) 90+7’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo (Nathan Harriel 77’); Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Jack McGlynn, Daniel Gazdag; Mikael Uhre (Chris Donovan 87’), Julian Carranza (Burke 62’).

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Matt Real, Brandan Craig, Jesus Bueno, Quinn Sullivan, Paxten Aaronson.

Atlanta United FC: Raúl Gudiño, Ronald Hernández (Josef Martínez 78’), Juanjo Purata, Alan Franco, Andrew Gutman, Santiago Sosa, Amar Sejdić (Matheus Rossetto 78’), Thiago Almada, Brooks Lennon, Dom Dwyer (Ronaldo Cisneros 68’), Luiz Araújo (Edwin Mosquera 68’).

Substitutes not used: Rocco Ríos Novo, Marcelino Moreno, Franco Ibarra, George Campbell, Caleb Wiley.

Team Notes

  • Union secure berth in 2023 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League for second time in club history.
  • Union’s 22 goals conceded through 32 games are three fewer than any team has allowed at this stage of a season in MLS history.
  • Goalkeeper Andre Blake registered five saves to earn his 14th clean sheet this season, leading the league for most clean sheets.
  • Homegrown midfielder Jack McGlynn earned his 40th appearance for the Union tonight.

The Union are back at home to play a friendly against Liga MX side CF Pachuca at Subaru Park on Saturday, September 24th (6:00 p.m. ET).

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