Know Your Enemy: Richmond Kickers

Know Your Enemy: Richmond Kickers

Philadelphia Union will open their Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup campaign Tuesday night in a Fourth-Round match up against the Richmond Kickers. This is the first-ever meeting between these two clubs. Here's some more information on Philadelphia’s opponent.

Opponent: Richmond Kickers
League: USL
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium
Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET (PhiladelphiaUnion.com)
2018 Record: 3-6-1, 14th in USL’s Eastern Conference
All-time Record vs. Richmond Kickers: 0-0-0
Leading Scorer: Brian Shriver (3)

How Richmond reached the Fourth Round of the U.S. Open Cup: Richmond defeated Penn FC 3-2 on May 23, 2018. Luiz Fernando recorded a brace in the first half to give the Kickers a 2-0 lead. Penn FC answered with two goals from Jorge Rivera to tie the match. Richmond’s Heviel Cordovés found the game-winner late in the contest to advance the Kickers.

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