Union vs. HCI at Lancaster

Strong Second Half Leads Union Past Harrisburg 3-1

The Philadelphia Union defeated Harrisburg City Islanders 3-1 in front of 6,546 fans at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pa. In the clubs’ annual friendly, Conor Casey, Cristian Maidana and Ethan White scored for the Union as they came from behind to defeat their USL affiliate. Brett Jankouskas scored the goal for Harrisburg in the 44th minute. The Union return to action on Saturday for a cross-country flight to face San Jose Earthquakes. Kick-off is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. Eastern

MATCH RECAP

Philadelphia Union 3, Harrisburg City Islanders 1,

Clipper Magazine Stadium

Lancaster, Pa. 

SCORING SUMMARY

HCI – Brett Jankouskas 44’

PHI – Ethan White (Eric Ayuk) 48’

PHI – Cristian Maidana (Sebastien Le Toux) 66’

PHI – Conor Casey (Sebastien Le Toux) 75’

DISCIPLINE SUMMARY

HCI – Juan Pereira 33’

HCI – Tony Donatelli 75’

PHILADELPHIA UNION STARTING XI

John McCarthy, Andrew Wenger, Ethan White, Steven Vitoria (Eric Bird HT), Warren Creavalle, Michael Lahoud, Fred © (Fabinho 59’), Eric Ayuk, Antoine Hoppenot (Cristian Maidana 59’), Jimmy McLaughlin (Sebastien Le Toux 59’), Fernando Aristeguieta (Conor Casey HT).

Unused subs: Brian Sylvestre, Richie Marquez, Brian Carroll, Tranquillo Barnetta, C.J. Sapong.

HARRISBURG CITY ISLANDERS STARTING XI

Kyle Renfro, Neil Shaffer, Shane Johnson, Ken Tribbet, Erick Cruz (Juan Pereira 32’), Yann Ekra, Jose Barril (Austin Pettis 32’), Enric Valles (Alex Adedula 32’), Jason Plumhoff (Brett Jankouskas 32’), Andy Lubahn, Craig Foster (Tony Donatelli 32’).

OFFICIALS

Ryan Dos Reis (referee), Michael Piercey (assistant), Brandon Smith (assistant), Jaroslaw Werel (fourth).

ATTENDANCE

6,546

TEAM NOTES 

  • The Union fell to 6-1-1 all-time against their USL affiliate Harrisburg and 4-1-1 in their all-time friendly series dating back to 2010.

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