Philadelphia Union U-19 Academy team had an excellent group performance against Seacost United, where they won 11-0. The Academy team’s pressure and possession never allowed Seacoast in the game. The team played in wide areas and threatened the backline, which ultimately lead to their opportunities. Head Coach Kevin Coleman was very pleased with the team's mentality and playing through the entire game.
Jeremy Rafanello started the scoring in the 18th minute of action, earning his first of two goals on the day. Seven minutes later it was Darius Lewis who found the back of the net, while Seth Kuhn scored his first goal of the match moments later in the 27th minute.
Brenden Aaronson wrapped up the scoring for the Union Academy in the first half with a goal prior to halftime to give the Academy a four-nil lead after 45 minutes of play. In the second half, it was a pair of braces from Issa Rayyan and Tonny Temple that sealed the deal as the Academy finished with an 11-0 win.