Philadelphia Union played Liga MX side C.F. Pachuca in an International friendly on Saturday night, winning 1-0. The first half saw both sides scoreless with both teams having multiple chances on net. Goalkeeper Joe Bendik posted two saves to keep C.F. Pachuca at bay. Union got on the board early in the second half when Homegrown defender Nate Harriel found himself on the receiving end of a set piece from defender Kai Wagner in the 49th minute. The second half saw chances from both sides, but the Union clamped down and earned a clean sheet.
The Union are back on the road to face Charlotte FC at Bank of America Stadium on Saturday, October 1st (5:30 p.m. ET / PHL17).
Philadelphia Union 1 – C.F. Pachuca 0
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Saturday, September 24, 2022
TODAY’S MATCH INFO
Referee: Rickrod Fateh
Assistant Referees: Alexandru Focea, Zeno Cho
Fourth Official: Keneth Rojas
Weather: 68 degrees and Sunny.
PHI – Nathan Harriel (Kai Wagner) 49’
PCH – Jahaziel Marchand (caution) 24’
PHI – Kai Wagner (caution) 39’
PHI – Richard Odada (caution) 57’
PCH – Pavlino De la Fuente (caution) 69’
Philadelphia Union: Joe Bendik; Kai Wagner, Matt Real, Jakob Glesnes (Jack Elliott 45’), Nate Harriel; Richard Odada, Jesus Bueno, Leon Flach, Jeremy Rafanello; Nelson Pierre, Julian Carranza (Mikael Uhre 45’).
Substitutes not used: Brooks Thompson
CF Pachuca: Carlos Moreno; Jose Castillo, Gustavo Carbal, Oscar Murillo (Miguel Tapias 45’), Jahaziel Marchand (Pedro Pedraza 55’), Israel Luna (Marino Hinestroza 67’), Aviles Hurtado (Pavlino De la Fuente 45’), Eduardo Lopez (Luis Calzadilla 83’), Victor Guzman, Roberto Delarosa. Substitutes not used: Cristian Gonzalez; Julio Perez, Ari Contreras, Jose Saldivar, Eduardo Mustre.