Philadelphia Union embarks on its second journey into the Scotiabank Conacaf Champions League as they open the Round of 16 on the road at Alianza F.C. Kick off from El Salvador is set for 8 p.m. ET with the match broadcast nationally on FS1 and TUDN.
Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Damion Lowe, Nathan Harriel; Jesus Bueno, Jack McGlynn, Andres Perea, Joaquin Torres; Chris Donovan, Quinn Sullivan.
BENCH: Holden Trent; Joe Bendik; Matt Real, Olivier Mbaizo, Jakob Glesnes, Brandan Craig, Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Daniel Gazdag, Julian Carranza, Mikael Uhre.
- Head Coach Jim Curtin makes nine changes to the Starting XI from the club's league match against Inter Miami CF on Saturday with Andre Blake, Jack Elliott and Kai Wagner starting both matches of the Union's road trip.
- Defender Damion Lowe and midfielders Andres Perea and Joaquin Torres each make their first start for Philadelphia Union. The start marks the debut for Lowe as well.
- Three players from the Union's 2021 Concacaf Champions League semifinal run are in the Starting XI and an additional seven available as substitutes.