Philadelphia Union is back in action this evening with a home contest against Chicago Fire FC. Kick off from Subaru Park is set for 6 p.m. ET and can be viewed on TUDN, UniMas and Twitter. Fans too can click here to listen to the FOX The Gambler broadcast which is available via 102.5 FM, 104.5 HD2, the iHeart App and 1480 AM which feature JP Dellacamera and Danny Higginbotham. Here are today's Starting XI Notes presented by ACME.
Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Daniel Gazdag; Cory Burke, Kacper Przybylko.
BENCH: Matt Freese; Matt Real, Nathan Harriel, Stuart Findlay, Cole Turner, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Paxten Aaronson, Ilsinho
- Goalkeeper Andre Blake returns to the Union lineup after leading Jamaica to the Quarterfinals of the Concacaf Gold Cup.
- Defender Jack Elliott makes his 115th appearance for the Boys in Blue.
- Right back Olivier Mbaizo gets his 35th appearance for the Union with his start tonight for Head Coach Jim Curtin.
- Left back Kai Wager gets MLS start No. 60 tonight against the Fire.
- Team captain Alejandro Bedoya earns his 140th career appearance in league play.
- Leon Flach makes his 15th start of the 2021 MLS season.
- Jose Martinez makes his 25th appearance for the Union.
- Cory Burke too returns from Concacaf Gold Cup play tonight. Burke has scored six of his 18 MLS goals against the Fire, the third most in club history against a single team in MLS play.