XINotes-Dec5

Philadelphia Union continues the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs with an Eastern Conference Final battle against New York City FC with the match presented by Independence Blue Cross. Kick off from Subaru Park is set for 3 p.m. ET with coverage on 6abc and ESPN Deportes.

STARTING XI

Matt Freese; Nathan Harriel, Aurelien Collin, Stuart Findlay, Olivier Mbaizo; Leon Flach, Jose Martinz, Jack McGlynn; Daniel Gazdag, Jamiro Monteiro; Kacper Przybylko.

BENCH: Paxten Aaronson, Jesus Bueno, Brandan Craig, Anthony Fontana, Greg Ranjitsingh (GK), Anton Sorenson, Cole Turner.

NOTES

  • Matt Freese, Nathan Harriel, Stuart Findlay, Olivier Mbaizo and Jack McGlynn earn make their first Audi MLS Cup Playoffs start of their careers.
  • Matt Freese becomes the first homegrown goalkeeper in club history to start a MLS Cup Playoffs match.