Press Release

Box Score | Philadelphia Union 4, New York Red Bulls 1

Philadelphia Union faced off against New York Red Bulls on Sunday night at Subaru Park, winning 4-1. In the first half, New York’s Omir Fernandez opened the scoring in the 11th minute with a right footed shot from the center of the box . The Union responded in the 29th minute with defender Jakob Glesnes scoring with a right footed shot from close range. In the second half, the Union took the lead in the 57th minute with defender Damion Lowe scoring a header assisted by Kai Wagner. One minute later, defender Kai Wagner found forward Julian Caranza in the box to extend the lead to 3-1. In the 76th minute, midfielder Daniel Gazdag scored the fourth and final goal of the match, surpassing C.J. Sapong for the second-most goals in Union history.

The Union are back at Subaru Park to face FC Cincinnati on Saturday, September 16th (7:30 p.m. / Apple TV).
Philadelphia Union 4 – New York Red Bulls 1
Subaru Park (Chester. PA)
Saturday, September 3, 2023


Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
Ast. Referee 1: Matthew Nelson
Ast. Referee 2: Eric Weisbrod
Fourth official: Rosendo Mendoza
VAR: Edvin Jurisevic
Ast. VAR:  TJ Zablocki
Weather: 86 degrees and clear.


RBNY – Omir Fernandez 11’
PHI – Jakob Glesnes 29’
PHI – Damion Lowe (Wagner) 57’
PHI – Julian Carranza (Wagner) 58’
PHI – Daniel Gazdag (Wagner) 76’


RBNY – Sean Nealis (caution) 6’
RBNY – Andrés Reyes (caution) 24’
PHI – Damion Lowe (caution) 37’
RBNY – Sean Nealis (second caution, ejection) 44’
PHI – Jack McGlynn (caution) 48’
PHI – Alejandro Bedoya (caution) 80’
PHI – Tai Baribo (caution) 85’


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Damion Lowe, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Nathan Harriel; Jack McGlynn, Alejandro Bedoya, Daniel Gazdag ( Jeremy Rafanello 78’); Mikael Uhre (Tai Baribo 72’), Julian Carranza (Quinn Sullivan 85’).

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Matt Real, Olivier Mbaizo, Olwethu Makhanya, Joaquin Torres, Chris Donovan.

New York Red Bulls: Carlos Coronel, John Tolkin, Sean Nealis, Andrés Reyes (Hassan Ndam 70’), Cameron Harper, Daniel Edelman, Luquinhas, Frankie Amaya, Tom Barlow (Jorge Cabezas 77’), Omir Fernandez (Peter Stroud 70’), Elias Manoel ( Kyle Duncan 46’).

Substitutes not used: Wikelman Carmona, Ryan Meara, Dylan Nealis, Dru Yearwood.


  • Midfielder Daniel Gazdag has now scored the second most goals in club history with 37 career MLS goals.
  • Forward Julián Carranza became the club's fifth player for most goals scored (26) in club history.
  • With tonight's win, the Union became the sixth team in MLS history to reach at least 45 points in six straight seasons (excluding the shootout era).
  • The Union are unbeaten in their last 12 matches against the New York Red Bulls.
  • Defender Kai Wagner registered his 35th, 36th, and 37th career assists tonight.
  • Defender Jakob Glesnes scored his second goal of the season.
  • Defender Damion Lowe scored his second goal of the season.
  • Forward Tai Baribo and midfielder Jeremy Rafanello made their first MLS appearances coming on as substitutes.