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Box Score | Philadelphia Union 1, Columbus Crew 1

Philadelphia Union faced off against Columbus Crew on Saturday night at Field, drawing 1-1. With the draw, the Union are in fourth place in the Eastern Conference with 51 points, three points behind second-place Orlando City SC.  In the first half, both sides fought to a stalemate, each having chances to find the back of the net. In the second half, Homegrown defender Nathan Harriel opened the scoring in the 50th minute with a header from inside the box on a Kai Wagner corner kick. Columbus responded in the 72nd minute with a penalty kick goal by Cucho Hernández to even the match. 

The Union return to Subaru Park to face Atlanta United FC on Wednesday, October 4 (7:30 p.m. / Apple TV).
Columbus Crew 1 – Philadelphia Union 1 Field (Columbus, OH)
Saturday, September 30, 2023


REF: Jon Freemon
AR1: Logan Brown
AR2: Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
4TH: Thomas Snyder
VAR: Edvin Jurisevic
AVAR: Gjovalin Bori


PHI – Nathan Harriel (Wagner) 50’
CLB – Cucho Hernández (PK) 72’


PHI – Damion Lowe (caution) 52’
CLB – Malte Amundsen (caution) 67’
PHI – Jack Elliot (caution) 71’
PHI – Kai Wagner (caution) 72’
PHI – Jesús Bueno (caution) 72’
CLB – Cucho Hernández (caution) 84’


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner (Matt Real, 77’) , Damion Lowe, Jack Elliott, Nathan Harriel, Olivier Mbaizo; Jesus Bueno, Jack McGlynn, Alejandro Bedoya (Daniel Gazdag, 45’); Chris Donovan (Mikael Uhre, 45’), Quinn Sullivan (Julian Carranza, 45’).

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Olwethu Makhanya, Jeremy Rafanello, Joaquin Torres, Tai Baribo.

Columbus Crew: Patrick Schulte, Rudy Camacho, Malte Amundsen, Steven Moreira, Aidan Morris (Christian Ramirez, 60’), Darlington Nagbe, Yaw Yeboah, Julian Gressel (Mohamed Farsi, 80’) , Diego Rossi, Cucho Hernández, Alexandru Matan (Kevin Molino, 85’).

Substitutes not used: Jacen Russell-Rowe; Evan Bush, Gustavo Vallecilla, Jimmy Medranda, Maximilian Arfsten, Yevhen Cheberko.

Team Notes

  • Philadelphia Union are unbeaten in their last six games in league play.
  • With eight saves tonight, Andre Blake recorded his sixth career game of eight or more saves. He also registered his 700th regular season save.
  • Defender Kai Wagner earned his 39th career assist tonight.
  • Homegrown defender Nathan Harriel scored his second career goal in league play, his first of the season.

The Union return to Subaru Park to face Atlanta United FC on Wednesday, October 4 (7:30 p.m. / Apple TV).

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