Philadelphia Union is back in action on tonight with a rivalry showdown against D.C. United. Kick off from Subaru Park is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and can be viewed on PHL17 and PhiladelphiaUnion.com. Fans too can click here to listen to the FOX The Gambler broadcast which is available via 102.5 FM, 104.5 HD2, the iHeart App and 1480 AM. Here are today's Starting XI Notes presented by ACME.
Joe Bendik; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Daniel Gazdag; Kacper Przybylko, Sergio Santos.
BENCH: Greg Ranjitsingh; Matt Real, Nathan Harriel, Stuart Findlay, Aurelien Collin, Cole Turner, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Paxten Aaronson.
- Goalkeeper Joe Bendik makes his first start of 2021 in net for Philadelphia. The start is his 181st of his MLS career and his first since November 1, 2020.
- Captain Alejandro Bedoya makes his 135th career start for the Boys in Blue.
- Midfielder Daniel Gazdag gets the start at the No. 10 position for the first time in his Union career. The start marks his fifth team appearance.
- Forward Sergio Santos earns career start No. 30 as a member for Philadelphia Union.
- Fellow forward Kacper Przybylko has scored five goals in five games against D.C. United, including scoring the winning goal when the sides met in May.