The Union are on the road for the second straight week, facing off against defending MLS Cup Champions Atlanta United FC. Kick off for the match is scheduled for 7 p.m. and can be watched on PHL17. Below is the starting lineup and notes.
Andre Blake; Ray Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Kai Wagner; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya, Warren Creavalle, Brenden Aaronson; Cory Burke, Fafa Picault
BENCH: Matt Freese, Mark McKenzie, Olivier Mbaizo, Derrick Jones, Ilsinho, Anthony Fontana, David Accam.
- Andre Blake makes his 101st start with Philadelphia Union tonight becoming one game shy of tying the Union’s all-time games started record (Zach McMath, 102).
- With his start tonight, Jack Elliot makes his 50th appearance and 48
start for the club.
- Raymon Gaddis ties Sebastien Le Toux with 175 all-time regular-season appearances, the most in club history. Gaddis already owns the Union’s all-time record in starts (164 entering tonight) and minutes (14,626 entering tonight).
- With the nod, Warren Creavalle starts his second consecutive game of the season. He notched an assist in 2018 against Atlanta United.
- Fafa Picault makes his 50th start for the Union, making it his 60th appearance for the club. He scored the Union’s lone goal at Atlanta last season.
- Brenden Aaronson makes his MLS debut for the Union tonight as the club's sixth signed homegrown player.