Philadelphia Union hosts New York City FC with kick from Subaru Park is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Coverage set to begin at 7 p.m.
Andre Blake; Matt Real, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose "El Brujo" Martinez, Alejandro Bedoya, Jamiro Monteiro, Anthony Fontana; Sergio Santos, Cory Burke.
Matt Freese, Kai Wagner, Aurelien Collin, Stuart Findlay, Cole Turner, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Leon Flach, Kacper Przybylko.
- 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.