Match Recap: Philadelphia Union II 2, Hartford Athletic 3

CHESTER, Pa. (September 30, 2020) – The Philadelphia Union II took on Hartford Athletic at home Wednesday night, falling 3-2 in a well-played match. Hartford Athletic opened the scoring early in the eighth minute with a penalty from Mads Jorgensen and a goal in the 15th minute by Alex Lara. An own goal by Hartford’s Idan Cohen made it 2-1 going into halftime. Caden Stafford found the net in the 60th minute to equalize, but Hartford’s Danny Barrera scored the game winning goal in the 90th minute. Union II returns to action on Saturday, October 3rd for their final regular season match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Highmark Stadium (7:30 p.m. ET /ESPN+).

Philadelphia Union II 2 – Hartford Athletic 3
Subaru Park (Chester, PA.)
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Referee: Christian Centeno
Assistant Referee: Zeno Cho, Alexandru Focea
4th Official: Joshua Pagan
Weather: 63 degrees and clear

HFD – Mads Jorgensen (penalty) 8’
HFD – Alex Lara (unassisted) 15’
PHI – Idan Cohen (own goal) 22’
PHI – Caden Stafford (Harriel) 60’
HFD – Danny Barrera (unassisted) 90’

PHI – Mitchell Budler (caution) 7’
HFD – Alex Dixon (caution) 25’
PHI – Anthony Sorenson (caution) 42’
HFD – Sam Strong (caution) 55’
HFD – Matheus Silva (caution) 78’

Philadelphia Union II: Mitchell Budler, Nathan Harriel, Dante Huckaby, Brandan Craig, Anthony Sorenson, Jack de Vries (Issa Rayyan 64’), Cole Turner (Danny Flores 75’), Jack McGlynn, Paxten Aaronson ( Zach Zandi 75’), Patrick Bohui (Axel Picazo 75’), Caden Stafford (Quinn Sullivan 89’)

Substitutes not used: Ben Martino, Jack Jasinski

Hartford Athletic: Michael Novotny, Matheus Silva (Danny Barrera 81’), Sam Strong, Alejandro Lara, Idan Cohen (Conor McGlynn 57’), Mads Jorgensen (Aiden Mesias 57’), Gabriel Torres (Tyreke Johnson 69’) Justin Haak, Arthur Rogers, Alex Dixon, Alfonso Vázquez (Markus Naglestad 69’)

Substitutes not used: Michael Downs, Andre Deas