Philadelphia Union looks to open its 2021 Major League Soccer home schedule with a strong result as the club hosts Inter Miami CF. Kick from Subaru Park is set for 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage set to begin at 7 p.m. 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 PHL17 or by clicking 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; Matt Real, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose "El Brujo" Martinez, Alejandro Bedoya, Jamiro Monteiro, Anthony Fontana; Sergio Santos, Cory Burke.

BENCH

Matt Freese, Kai Wagner, Aurelien Collin, Stuart Findlay, Cole Turner, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Leon Flach, Kacper Przybylko.

NOTES

  • Homegrown Matt Real makes his first start of the 2021 MLS season. Tonight's start against NYCFC will be his 10th start with the Boys in Blue and his first since October 3, 2020 at Toronto FC.
  • Anthony Fontana returns to the Starting XI at his more traditional No. 10 role for his 2nd MLS start of the year and 3rd across all competitions.
  • After getting the start against Atlanta United FC in the first leg of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League on Tuesday, Cory Burke makes his first MLS start of the 2021 season. Burke's last MLS start with the Union came back on April 20, 2019.
  • Centerback Jakob Glesnes earns his 20th MLS start for the Union tonight.
  • Team captain Alejandro Bedoya makes his 125th start for the Boys in Blue. Bedoya scored the game-winner the last time the Union and NYCFC faced off.
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