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The Beasts of the East Philadelphia Union takes on the Best of the West in LAFC for the 2022 MLS Cup on Saturday afternoon. Kick off from Banc of California Stadium is set for 4 p.m. ET with coverage on FOX and Univision.

STARTING XI

Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose Martinez, Jack McGlynn, Leon Flach, Daniel Gazdag; Mikael Uhre, Julian Carranza.

BENCH: Matt Freese; Matt Real, Nathan Harriel, Jesus Bueno, Alejandro Bedoya, Quinn Sullivan, Paxten Aaronson, Chris Donovan, Cory Burke.

NOTES

  • Philadelphia Union makes its first appearance in the MLS Cup. The Union earned their spot as the Eastern Conference Champions, defeating New York City FC, 3-1.
  • Homegrown Jack McGlynn becomes the first Union homegrown in club history to start an MLS Cup.
  • Jesus Bueno makes the matchday roster for the first time in the postseason.
  • Union homegrowns Matt Freese, Matt Real, Nathan Harriel, Quinn Sullivan and Paxten Aaronson are part of the matchday roster.
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