Starting XI

XI Notes Presented by BIMBO | Union at Chicago Fire


The first place Philadelphia Union are on the road Wednesday night as they take on the Chicago Fire. Kick off from Soldier Field is set for 8:00 p.m. ET and can be viewed on PHL17 and


Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Nathan Harriel; Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Daniel Gazdag; Mikael Uhre, Julian Carranza.

BENCH: Joe Bendik, Matt Freese; Matt Real, Olivier Mbaizo, Stuart Findlay, Cole Turner, Cory Burke, Chris Donovan.


  • Head Coach Jim Curtin makes no changes to the Starting XI from the club's home win against New York City FC on June 26.
  • Center back Jakob Glesnes makes his 70th regular season appearance for the Philadelphia Union with his start tonight in Chicago.
  • Goalkeeper Andre Blake makes his 240th appearance for the Boys in Blue in regular season play.
  • Forward Julian Carranza registers his 55th league appearance starting atop the Union's lineup.
  • Fellow forward Mikael Uhre makes his 10th appearance for the Union in 2022 with his start tonight against the Fire.