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Philadelphia Union is on the road for second time of its Major League Soccer season as they face off against Chicago Fire FC. Kick off from Soldier Field is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET and can be viewed on 6abc. Saturday's match marks the return of free match streaming on PhiladelphiaUnion.com for fans within the Philadelphia DMA with fans also able to view the match on 6abc. 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.

STARTING XI

Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Jack McGlynn, Jamiro Monteiro; Cory Burke, Kacper Przybylko.

BENCH: Matt Freese, Matt Real, Aurelien Collin, Cole Turner, Quinn Sullivan, Anthony Fontana, Sergio Santos.

NOTES

  • Head Coach Jim Curtin makes two changes to the Starting XI from the club's previous match with Cory Burke and Jack McGlynn into the lineup.
  • Homegrown Jack McGlynn earns his first MLS start of his career. McGlynn becomes the 8th homegrown to make an MLS start for Philadelphia Union joining Zach Pfeffer, Derrick Jones, Auston Trusty, Brenden Aaronson, Mark McKenzie, Matt Real, Matt Freese. McGlynn also becomes the second-youngest player to start for the Boys in Blue in MLS play at 17 years, 10 months and 1 day.
  • Cory Burke makes his second start of the MLS season. Four of Burke's 14 career goals have come against the Fire including the game-winner in the last matchup between the two sides.
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