Get to know the enemy: The Union are set to take on their Eastern Conference rival New York Red Bulls this Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Kick-off for Saturday’s match is set for 7 p.m. and will be streamed on Philadelphiaunion.com.
Both of these squads enter this match with impressive Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup numbers under their head coaches. Find out all the stats and information you need to know here.
Why watch Union vs. RBNY you ask? The Union flexed their muscles on their way to the Round of 16 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Union squared off against Richmond Kickers in the Fourth Round of Open Cup play and cruised to a 5-0 victory at Talen Energy Stadium. Saturday’s Round of 16 Open Cup match will serve as the rubber match between Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls. The all-time record between these two clubs in Open Cup matches is all squared a two. Find out more here on why you should tune in.
Brandon Richards Named Unified All-Star: Philadelphia will be represented by first-year player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 16-year-old Brandon Richards for the 2018 MLS Unified All-Star Game in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information on Richards, please click here.