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XI Notes Presented by BIMBO | Union vs. NYCFC


For the second straight season Philadelphia Union hosts the Audi 2022 Eastern Conference Final against No. 3 seed New York City FC at Subaru Park on Sunday night. Kick off from Chester is set for 8:25 p.m. ET with coverage on FS1 and Fox Deportes.


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

BENCH: Matt Freese; Matt Real, Nathan Harriel, Brandan Craig, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Paxten Aaronson, Chris Donovan, Cory Burke.


  • Team Captain Alejandro Bedoya returns to the Starting XI for the Union after missing the Eastern Conference Semifinal with an injury. Bedoya is the club's all-time leader in postseason goals having found the back of the net in both the 2016 and 2019 postseasons.
  • Goalkeeper Andre Blake makes his ninth start in Audi MLS Cup Playoffs, the most in club history. Blake was named the 2022 Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year last, becoming the all-time winningest keeper of the award.
  • Tonight's match is a rematch of the 2021 Eastern Conference Final.
  • Philadelphia Union enters tonight on a 10-match home winning streak, the longest home winning streak in club history.
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