Union at Atlanta United Starting XI and Lineup Notes, presented by ACME

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 48th 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.

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