2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 Match Recap: Philadelphia Union 2, New York Red Bulls 1
Haris Medunjanin, Cory Burke score while Alejandro Bedoya records two assists in Union win;
Philadelphia advances to Quarterfinals of 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup – Round of 16Philadelphia Union 2 – New York Red Bulls 1
Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)
Saturday, June 16, 2018
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TODAY’S MATCH INFO:
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, PA)
Referee: Jon Freemon
Assistants: Kathryn Nesbitt, Brian Dunn
Fourth Official: Luis Arroyo
Weather: 82 degrees and clear
PHI – Haris Medunjanin (Alejandro Bedoya) 52’
PHI – Cory Burke (Alejandro Bedoya, Haris Medunjanin) 61’
NYRB – Bradley Wright-Phillips (Kaku) 78’
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Keegan Rosenberry, Mark McKenzie, Auston Trusty, Raymon Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; Ilsinho (Marcus Epps 64’), Borek Dockal (Warren Creavalle 83’), Fafa Picault; Cory Burke
Substitutes not used: John McCarthy; Jack Elliott, Fabinho, David Accam, Jay Simpson
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles; Connor Lade, Hassan Ndam (Florian Valot 73’), Aurelien Collin, Tim Parker, Kemar Lawrence; Tyler Adams; Derrick Etienne (Daniel Royer 61’), Kaku, Marc Rzatkowski; Carlos Rivas (Bradley Wright-Phillips 60’)
Substitutes not used: Evan Louro; Aaron Long, Sean Davis, Alex Muyl
- With the win, the Union advance to the Quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup for the fifth time in club history (previously achieved in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016) … the Union will play the winner of next week’s DC United – Orlando City SC match in the next round … the contest is set for Talen Energy Stadium on Wednesday, July 18.
- Alejandro Bedoya became one of five players in team history to record multiple assists in a U.S. Open Cup match, joining Sébastien Le Toux (2013, 2014), Cristian Maidana (2015), Ilsinho (2016) and Jay Simpson (2017).
- The Union return to Major League Soccer regular-season action at home against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, June 23 (5:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).