Philadelphia Union played Charlotte FC on Wednesday night at Subaru Park, earning a 1-0 home win . With the win, the Union remain in third place in the Eastern Conference with 27 points. The first half remained scoreless with both sides producing attacking opportunities. In the second half, an own goal by goalkeeper Kristijan Kahlina in the 70th minute secured all three points for the Union. With the result, the Union extended their unbeaten streak to eight games.
The Union return to Subaru Park on Saturday, June 3rd (7:30 p.m. ET / Apple TV), where they face CF Montré al.
Philadelphia Union 1 – Charlotte FC 0
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
TODAY’S MATCH INFO
Referee: Ted Unkel
Assistant Referees: Lyes Arfa , Chris Elliott
Fourth Official: Marcos DeOliveira
VAR: Sorin Stoica
Ast. VAR: Craig Lowry
Weather: 76 degrees and sunny.
PHI – Kristijan Kahlina (OG) 70’
CLT – Ashley Westwood (caution) 12’
PHI – Damion Lowe (caution) 59’
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Damion Lowe, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Daniel Gazdag (Nathan Harriel 90+6’); Mikael Uhre (Chris Donovan 77’), Julian Carranza (Jesus Bueno 83’).
Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik, Matt Real, Richard Odada, Andres Perea, Joaquin Torres, Jeremy Rafanello.
Charlotte FC: Kristijan Kahlina, Harrison Afful (Joseph Mora 72’), Bill Tuiloma ( Jan Sobocinski 78’), Adilson Malanda, Nathan Byrne, Brandt Bronico (Brandon Cambridge 78’), Derrick Jones, Ashley Westwood, Justin Meram (Guzmán Corujo 60’), Karol Swiderski, Kerwin Vargas ( Patrick Agyemang 60’).
Substitutes not used: Jaylin Lindsey, Christopher Hegardt, Nicholas Scardina, Pablo Sisniega.
- The Union are undefeated in their last eight regular season matches.
- Defender Jakob Glesnes earned his 100th regular season start tonight, becoming the 13th player in club history to reach the century mark in starts.
- Defender Jack Elliott made his 177th appearance for the club, passing Sebastien Le Toux for fifth in Union history.
- The Union remain in third place in the Eastern Conference with 27 points.
- Andre Blake earned his fifth clean sheet of the season.
The Union return to Subaru Park on Saturday, June 3rd (7:30 p.m. ET / Apple TV), where they face CF Montréal.