Union vs. Chicago Fire Box Score

BOX SCORE: Union 4-3 Chicago Fire

BOX SCORE: Philadelphia Union 4, Chicago Fire 3
David Accam wins match in 95th minute for Union as Cory Burke scores first career MLS brace;
Haris Medunjanin adds goal as Union leapfrog Fire to tie for final East playoff spot on points
 
Philadelphia Union 4 – Chicago Fire 3
Toyota Park (Bridgeview, IL)
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
 
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TODAY’S MATCH INFO:
 
Venue: Toyota Park (Bridgeview, IL)
Referee: David Gantar
Assistants: Jeff Hosking, Chris Wattam
Fourth Official: Fotis Bazakos
Video Assistant Referee: Silviu Petrescu
Attendance: 12,008
Weather: 76 degrees and clear
 
GOALS/ASSISTS
 
PHI – Haris Medunjanin (unassisted) 31’
CHI – Nemanja Nikolic (penalty) 39’
PHI – Cory Burke (Fafa Picault) 45’+3’
CHI – Aleksandar Katai (Bastian Schweinsteiger) 69’
PHI – Cory Burke (unassisted) 73’
CHI – Bastian Schweinsteiger (Diego Campos) 90’+4’
PHI – David Accam (Haris Medunjanin) 90’+5’
 
DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY
 
CHI – Jorge Corrales (caution) 5’
PHI – Cory Burke (caution) 8’
CHI – Johan Kappelhof (caution) 83’
PHI – David Accam (caution) 90’+6’
 
LINEUPS
 
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Keegan Rosenberry, Mark McKenzie, Auston Trusty, Raymon Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; Ilsinho (David Accam 17’), Borek Dockal (Warren Creavalle 66’), Fafa Picault; Cory Burke (CJ Sapong 78’)
 
Substitutes not used: John McCarthy; Jack Elliott, Fabinho, Marcus Epps
 
Chicago Fire: Richard Sanchez; Kevin Ellis (Elliot Collier 13’), Johan Kappelhof, Jonathan Campbell, Jorge Corrales; Dax McCarty (Tony Tchani 86’), Brandt Bronico (Alan Gordon 76’); Diego Campos, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Aleksandar Katai; Nemanja Nikolic
 
Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland; Christian Dean, Mo Adams, Jon Bakero
 
TEAM NOTES
  • David Accam’s 95th-minute game-winning goal tonight is tied for the latest game-winning goal in Union history … he joins Sebastien Le Toux (7/17/10 vs. TOR), Michael Farfan (7/4/12 at LAG) and Kleberson (10/5/13 vs. TOR) as players to achieve that feat.
  • Cory Burke’s brace tonight was the first of his MLS career.
  • Andre Blake made three saves tonight, taking his career total to 290, all in Union blue and gold … that mark set the all-time team record in the category, breaking a tie with Zac MacMath (287).
  • Raymon Gaddis made his 150th Union regular-season start tonight, becoming just the second player in team history to reach that milestone … he joins Brian Carroll, the club’s all-time leader in the category, who has 156 starts … additionally, Haris Medunjanin made his 50th regular-season start, becoming the 21st player in team history to achieve that feat.
  • The Union continue a busy stretch by next playing an international friendly against German Cup champions Eintracht Frankfurt at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday, July 14 (7:00 p.m. ET / PhiladelphiaUnion.com)
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