Ilsinho vs. FC Dallas

UNION FACT CHECK: Club begins training for FC Dallas

  • Philadelphia Union return to MLS action this week when they take on FC Dallas in Frisco, Texas.
  • Kick-off for Saturday’s match is set for 8 p.m. ET and will be televised on PHL17.
  • In their last match against FC Dallas, Philadelphia left with a 3-1 win at Talen Energy Stadium in 2017.
  • In that contest, Union forward CJ Sapong recorded two goals.
  • In two career appearances against FC Dallas, Philadelphia winger David Accam has recorded two goals, scoring in both appearances.
  • The Union enter the week with a record of 1-2-2 and five points, good for eighth in the Eastern Conference.
  • Philadelphia goalkeeper Andre Blake is tied for second in MLS with two shutouts this season.
  • Blake is tied for third in MLS for the least amount of goals allowed this season among qualifying goalkeepers (minimum five starts).
  • Blake ranks tied for sixth in MLS with the lowest goals-against average of 1.20.
  • Philadelphia Homegrown product Mark McKenzie made his MLS debut this past Saturday night.
  • McKenzie is now the fifth Homegrown Player to make an appearance for the Union this season.
  • Philadelphia defender Keegan Rosenberry made his 50th career MLS regular season start this past Saturday.
  • Rosenberry made his first career start at FC Dallas on March 6, 2016.
  • Union Homegrown product Auston Trusty has played every minute for Philadelphia this season logging 450 minutes.
  • This season Philadelphia has earned an average possession percentage of 54.4 percent.

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