Union vs. NYCFC Starting XI

Union vs. NYCFC Starting XI and Lineup Notes, presented by ACME

Philadelphia Union are in the Bronx this afternoon to face Eastern Conference rival New York City FC in the final match of the 2018 regular season. Below is the starting lineup and notes for this Decision Day matchup:

Starting XI

Andre Blake; Keegan Rosenberry, Mark McKenzie, Auston Trusty; Ray Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; CJ Sapong, Borek Dockal, Fafa PIcault; Cory Burke

Bench

John McCarthy; Fabinho, Jack Elliott, Warren Creavalle, Derrick Jones, Ilsinho, Jay Simpson

  • On August 18th, 2018, Andre Blake recorded three saves in a victory against New York City FC. 
  • Keegan Rosenberry will be making his 31st start of the season for the Union.  
  • Mark McKenzie will be making his first career start against New York City FC.
  • Auston Trusty will become the eighth player in franchise history to start in every game in a single season with his start tonight.
  • Raymon Gaddis will be making his sixth career start against New York City FC. 
  • Haris Medunjanin will be making his fourth consecutive start for the Union.
  • Alejandro Bedoya will be making his third career start against New York City FC.  
  • C.J. Sapong has scored three career goals against New York City FC. 
  • Borek Dockal recorded his fourth multi-assist game of the season against New York City FC on August 18th, 2018.   
  • Fafa Picault scored a goal in his first career start against New York City FC on June 3rd, 2017.
  • Cory Burke scored the game-winning goal against New York City FC on August 18th, 2018.  
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