Match Recap: LA Galaxy 2, Philadelphia Union 0
Jamiro Monteiro makes his first start for the Union; Andre Blake sets club record for all-time goalkeeper games played
CARSON, Ca. (April 13, 2019) - Philadelphia Union faced LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday night. Both teams entered the match on a three-game win streak, but a first half brace from Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke the Union’s streak. Despite the loss, the Union still sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Andre Blake made his 104th career start to surpass Zac MacMath for the Union’s all-time games played record for goalkeepers.
Philadelphia Union 0 – LA Galaxy 2
Dignity Health Sports Park (Carson, California)
Saturday, April 13, 2019
TODAY’S MATCH INFO:
Dignity Health Sports Park (Carson, CA)
Referee: Dave Gantar
Assistants Referees: Adam Wienckowski, TJ Zablocki
Fourth Official: Joe Dickerson
VAR: Jorge Gonzalez
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy
LA – Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Jorgen Skjelvik, Romain Alessandrini) 27’
LA – Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Penalty) 36’
PHI – Kai Wagner (Caution) 45+2’
PHI – Auston Trusty (Caution) 47’
LA – Sebastian Lletget (Caution) 62’
PHI – Auston Trusty (Second Caution, Ejection) 76’
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Raymon Gaddis (Ilsinho, 69’ ), Jack Elliott, Auston Trusty, Kai Wagner; Alejandro Bedoya, Haris Medunjanin, Jamiro Monteiro; Brenden Aaronson (Mark McKenzie, 78’); Marco Fabian (Fafa Picault, 23’), Cory Burke
Substitutes not used: Matt Freese; Olivier Mbaizo, Warren Creavalle, David Accam
LA Galaxy: David Bingham; Rolf Feltscher (Julian Araujo, 65’), Daniel Steres, Diego Polenta, Jorgen Skjelvik; Joe Corona, Jonathan Dos Santos; Romain Alessandrini (Juninho Pereira, 90’), Sebastian Lletget, Uriel Antuna (Emmanuel Boateng, 75’); Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Substitutes not used: Matt Lampson; Dave Romney, Servando Carrasco, Chris Pontius
- Andre Blake made his 104th career start, surpassing Zac MacMath for the Union’s all-time games played record for goalkeepers. He already holds the Union’s all-time games started record.
- Haris Medunjanin made his 70th career start for the club.
- Jamiro Monteiro made his first career start for the Union and his third appearance for the club.
- Mark McKenzie returned from injury and saw his first minutes of the season for the Union, coming on as a sub.
- The Union next play at home at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday, April 20 in a regular-season match against Montreal Impact (1:00 p.m. ET/PHL17)