Starting XI

XI Notes Presented by BIMBO | Union at D.C. United


Philadelphia Union returns to MLS play on Saturday night as they take on rivals D.C. United with kick off set for 7:30PM ET. Fans can catch the action free on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV and they can also listen to the contest on 97.5 The Fanatic on the radio dial, the app, and website.


Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Nathan Harriel; Jose Martinez, Jack McGlynn, Jesus Bueno, Daniel Gazdag; Mikael Uhre, Julian Carranza.

BENCH: Joe Bendik; Matt Real, Olivier Mbaizo, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Joaquin Torres, Quinn Sullivan, Chris Donovan, Tai Baribo.


  • Philadelphia Union make three changes to the Starting XI from their Leagues Cup contest against D.C. United on Aug. 3
  • Goalkeeper Andre Blake will set the club record for most appearances in MLS play tonight with his 222nd time suited up for the Boys in Blue, passing Ray Gaddis.
  • Midfielder Jesus Bueno earns his fifth career start in MLS play.
  • Forward Mikael Uhre starts his 40th match for the Union in league play.
  • Forward Tai Baribo makes the matchday roster as a substitute for the first time in his career.