Philadelphia Union are in Houston, Texas for the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final against the Dynamo tonight, with kick off set for 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2. Below is the starting lineup and notes for the match:
Starting XI: Andre Blake; Keegan Rosenberry, Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Ray Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; CJ Sapong, Borek Dockal, Fafa Picault; Cory Burke
Bench: John McCarthy; Fabinho, Mark McKenzie, Warren Creavalle, Derrick Jones, David Accam, Jay Simpson
- Andre Blake has recorded two clean sheets in U.S. Open Cup play this year.
- Keegan Rosenberry will make his ninth career appearance in the U.S. Open Cup.
- Jack Elliott scored the game-winning goal in the Union’s Fourth Round match against the Richmond Kickers.
- Auston Trusty will be making his fifth appearance in the U.S. Open Cup this season.
- Raymon Gaddis will be making his third career start in a U.S. Open Cup Final.
- Haris Medunjanin has three career U.S. Open Cup assists; he also scored the first goal in the Round of 16 victory against the New York Red Bulls.
- Alejandro Bedoya scored the game-winning goal in the U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal win against Orlando City SC. He has a team-high four assists in U.S. Open Cup play this season.
- CJ Sapong has scored four career U.S. Open Cup goals and is a previous winner of this tournament, with Sporting Kansas City in 2012.
- On June 16th, 2018, Borek Dockal made his first career U.S. Open Cup start against the New York Red Bulls.
- Fafa Picault recorded an assist in the 3-0 victory against the Chicago Fire in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals.
- Cory Burke has scored three goals in the U.S. Open Cup this season.