Starting XI

XI Notes Presented by BIMBO | Union at Minnesota United


Philadelphia Union begins its journey in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tonight as they face off against Minnesota United in the Round of 32. Kick off from Minnesota is set for 8:30pm ET with the match streamed for free via the Bleacher Report App and B/R Football on YouTube.


Andre Blake; Matt Real, Damion Lowe, Jack Elliott, Nathan Harriel; Jesus Bueno, Jack McGlynn, Andres Perea, Joaquin Torres; Mikeal Uhre, Chris Donovan.

BENCH: Joe Bendik; Kai Wagner, Richard Odada, Leon Flach, Jeremy Rafanello, Daniel Gazdag, Julian Carranza.



  • The Union make seven changes to the Starting XI from their 1-0 road victory against New York Red Bulls on Saturday night.
  • Three homegrowns, Matt Real, Jack McGlynn and Nathan Harriel, start tonight in Minnesota.
  • The Union will be entering their 12th Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup where the club has amassed a record of 19-7-4 in the Open Cup. 
  • In their first matches of previous U.S. Open Cup tournaments that the Boys in Blue have entered, they have tallied a 7-4-0 mark, including a 4-2-0 record in opening round matches of their last six tournaments.