Academy travels to Maryland and collects pair of victories

Philadelphia Union Academy traveled to Maryland for a pair of showdowns against Baltimore Armour and returned victorious with a pair of victories to remain undefeated in MLS NEXT competition.

The U17 team brought home their second win on the year taking down Baltimore Armour 5-2. In a hard-fought game, the squad put together a strong performance with their leadership shining through. Logan Oliver, Jackson Gilman, Marcello Mazzolla, and Ian Abbey all converting on the day.

The U15s needed only three minutes to grab the lead against Baltimore Armour, as a set piece goal from Dominic Wilson proved the decisive goal in a 1-0 victory.

With the Union’s defensive methodology on display, the club earned a corner kick and it paid off with a perfect cross into the six-yard box combined with a perfectly timed header from Wilson put the Boys in Blue ahead.

Both sides traded chances as the hosts tried to rally back into the contest but a strong defensive effort saw the 15s earn their second-consecutive clean sheet.

Both sides return home to Wayne, PA for a rivalry showdown against New York Red Bulls on Saturday, October 3rd. Kick off for the 17s will be at 11 a.m. while the 15s will followed just afterwards at 1 p.m.


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