CHESTER, Pa. (May 12, 2021) – The Philadelphia Union earned a point against New England Revolution at Subaru Park on Wednesday, May 12. Andre Blake made his 150th career start for the Boys in the Blue. The first half ended scoreless after the Union and Revolution were even across the board in team statistics. Sergio Santos would create the best chance for the Union in the 32nd minute on a cross from Mbaizo, but goalkeeper Matt Turner was in a position to make the save. The match opened up in the second half and both teams managed to get a few more shots on net but the New England Revolution would strike first. Teal Bunbury found the back of the net in the 85’ on a cross from DeJuan Jones. In the 88’ minute, Przybylko answered quickly with his first goal in MLS play on a header to tie the game. 

The Union are home at Subaru Park on Saturday, May 15, where they will face the New York Red Bulls. (7:30 p.m. ET / PH17).

Philadelphia Union 1 - New England Revolution 1
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Tori Penso
Assistant Referees: Corey Rockwell, Cameron Blanchard
Fourth Official: Silviu Petrescu
VAR: Timothy Ford
Ast. VAR: Jose Da Silva
Weather: 64 and Sunny

GOALS/ASSISTS

NE – Teal Bunbury (Jones) 85’
PHI – Kacper Przybylko 88’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Kai Wagner (caution) 33’
PHI – Jamiro Monteiro (caution) 53’
PHI – Kacper Przybylko (caution) 71’
NE – Brendon Bye (caution) 90 +1’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Jack McGlynn (Anthony Fontana 59’), Jamiro Monteiro; Sergio Santos (Cory Burke 59’), Kacper Przybylko.

Substitutes not used: Matt Freese; Matt Real, Aurelien Collin, Nathan Harriel, Cole Turner, Quinn Sullivan, Paxten Aaronson.

New England Revolution: Matt Turner; DeJuan Jones (Henry Kessler), Andrew Farrell, Jon Bell, Brandon Bye; Tommy McNamara (Matt Polster 79’), Maciel; Tajon Buchanan (Teal Bunbury 68’), Carles Gil, Arnór Traustason (Edward Kizza 79’); Adam Buksa ( Gustavo Bou 68’).

Substitutes not used: Brad Knighton, A.J. DeLaGarza, Scott Caldwell, Wilfrid Kaptoum, Matt Polster

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Team Notes

  • Goalkeeper Andre Blake made his 150th MLS regular season season for the Union. Blake became the first goalkeeper to hit the milestone and only the third player in club history, trailing Ray Gaddis (211) and Brian Carroll (156).
  • Forward Kacper Przybylko scored his first goal of the MLS regular season.
  • Jakob Glesnes made his fifth start of the season. 
  • Defender Olivier Mbaizo made his 20th career start for the Boys in Blue.
  • Forward Sergio Santos makes his 25th start for the Union. 
  • Jack McGlynn earned his second consecutive MLS start for the Union.

The Union are home at Subaru Park on Saturday, May 15, where they will face the New York Red Bulls. (7:30 p.m. ET / PH17).

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