Union Today: 6/21

Union Today: Open Cup & more

Union to host Orlando in Quarterfinals of Open Cup

Following last night's completion of the Round of 16 in the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, Philadelphia Union will play Orlando City SC in the next round of the competition. The Quarterfinal contest takes place at Talen Energy Stadium on Wednesday, July 18 and is set to kick off at 7:00 p.m. ET. All ticketing information will be announced at a later date.

Reasons to watch Union vs. Vancouver

Philadelphia Union return to MLS action this Saturday when they host Vancouver Whitecaps at Talen Energy Stadium. As we prepare for Saturday’s kick-off which is scheduled for 5 p.m. we give you three reasons to watch this inter-conference clash — the return of the Captain, Andre the Giant and bringing the energy to Talen. Read more here.

Behind Matt Real's tattoos

Union Homegrown defender, Matt Real has been an admirer of tattoos from a young age because of the artist elements and intrinsic meaning. Due to his early appreciation, the 18-year-old did not wait until his 18th birthday to get inked. Instead, Real hit the parlor at 16-years-old and said the vibration of the needle was not the toughest part about getting ink. Check out Real's story here.

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