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Box Score | Toronto FC 3, Philadelphia Union 1

Philadelphia Union faced off against Toronto FC on Wednesday night at BMO Field, falling 3-1. In the first half, Toronto’s Lorenzo Insigne opened the scoring in the 23rd minute with a right footed shot from the center of the box. Just before half, forward Julian Carranza equalized from close range to make it 1-1. In the second half, Toronto responded with two goals in the 58th and 63rd minute to secure all three points at home. The Union outshot Toronto 17 to 12, but could not find the back of the net.

The Union are back at Subaru Park to face New York Red Bulls on Sunday, September 3rd (7:30 p.m. / Apple TV).
Toronto FC 3 –  Philadelphia Union 1
BMO Field (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Wednesday, August 30th, 2023


Referee: Mark Allatin
Ast. Referee 1: Lyes Arfa
Ast. Referee 2: Gianni Facchini
Fourth official: Filip Dujic
VAR: Michael Radchuk
Ast. VAR:  Jozef Batko
Weather: 63 degrees and clear.


TOR – Lorenzo Insigne (Kerr) 23’
PHI – Julian Carranza 45’
TOR – Deandre Kerr 58’
TOR – Jonathan Osorio (Franklin) 63’ 


TOR – Franco Ibarra (caution) 76’
TOR – Tomás Romero (caution) 87’
PHI – Jakob Glesnes (caution) 90+1’
TOR – Lorenzo Insigne (caution) 90+3’
PHI – Jose Martinez (caution) 90+4’
TOR – Víctor Vázquez (caution) 90+6’
PHI – Jesus Bueno (ejected) 90+7’


Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose Martinez, Leon Flach (Jack McGlynn 33’) , Alejandro Bedoya (Jesus Bueno 69’), Daniel Gazdag (Joaquin Torres 81’); Mikael Uhre (Quinn Sullivan 69’), Julian Carranza (Chris Donovan 81’).

Substitutes not used: Joe Bendik; Matt Real, Nathan Harriel, Damion Lowe.

Toronto FC: Tomás Romero; Raoul Petretta, Michael Bradley, Sigurd Rosted, Kobe Franklin, Jonathan Osorio (Hugo Mbongue 90+9), Alonso Coello, Franco Ibarra (Brandon Servania 90’) , Lorenzo Insigne, Deandre Kerr, Federico Bernardeschi.

Substitutes not used: Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty, Aimé Mabika, Adam Pearlman, Themi Antonoglou, Latif Blessing, Luka Gavran, Víctor Vázquez.

Team Notes

  • Forward Julian Carranza scored his 11th goal of the season.

The Union are back at Subaru Park to face New York Red Bulls on Sunday, September 3rd (7:30 p.m. / FS1 and Apple TV).

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