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Philadelphia Union looks to secure the first spot in the semifinals of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League as they host the second leg against MLS-foe Atlanta United FC. Kick off from the Subaru Park is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET and can be viewed on FS1 and TUDN. The Boys in Blue currently sport a 3-0 lead after the first leg.

STARTING XI

Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Jamiro Monteiro, Anthony Fontana; Kacper Przybylko, Sergio Santos.

BENCH: Matt Freese, Matt Real, Aurelien Collin, Cole Turner, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Cory Burke.

NOTES

  • Head Coach Jim Curtin makes two changes to the Starting XI from the previous leg with homegrown Anthony Fontana and forward Sergio Santos getting the start in place of the suspended Jose Martinez (yellow card accumulation) and Cory Burke.
  • Philadelphia Union are the only club in the tournament that have yet to concede a goal in CCL play.
  • Forward Kacper Przybylko leads the race for the tournament's Golden Boot with four goals in three matches.
  • Philadelphia Union currently tops the standings with 9 points ahead of Cruz Azul, CF Monterrey and Columbus Crew SC at 7 points. Points determine who will host the second leg of the semifinal and ultimately, the single-leg final.
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