Philadelphia Union II took on Chicago Fire FC II at Subaru Park on Sunday afternoon, winning 1(3)-1(0) in a post-regulation shootout. With the draw and an additional point from the shootout victory, Union II are now in fifth place in the Eastern Conference with 17 points. In the first half, forward Nelson Pierre found the back of the net on a header from the center of the box, assisted by Frank Westfield on a cross. Chicago Fire FC II responded in the 49th minute on a goal by midfielder Omari Glasgow. After drawing even through 90 minutes of play, the match was decided in a shootout with kicks from the penalty spot. Matt Freese recorded three saves in the shootout to help Union II earn two points.

Union II are back at home where they will play New York FC II on Monday, June 27th (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).

Philadelphia Union II (1(3)) – Chicago Fire FC II (1(0))
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Sunday, June 19, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Jeremy Scheer
Assistant Referees: Jeffrey Skinker, Max Smith
Fourth Official: Justin Saporito
Weather: 75 degrees and sunny.

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI – Nelson Pierre (Frank Westfield) 29’
CHI – Omari Glasgow (Victor Bezerra) 49’ 

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Bajung Darboe (caution) 57’
CHI – Sergio Oregel Jr (caution) 78’
PHI – Carlos Paternina (caution) 80’
CHI – Carlo Ritaccio (caution) 83’
PHI – Jose Riasco (caution) 86’
PHI – Cole Turner (caution) 89’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II: Matt Freese; Frank Westfield, Cole Turner, Stuart Findlay, Anton Sorenson; Jack Jasinski (Ian Abbey 87’), Jesus Bueno, Matt Real; Bajung Darboe (Carlos Paternina 62’); Nelson Pierre ( Jose Riasco 73’), Chris Donovan.

Substitutes not used: Brooks Thompson; Nathan Nkanji, Anthony Ramirez, Juan Perdomo, Maike Villero.

Chicago Fire FC II: Mihajlo Miskovic; Justin Reynolds (Christian Baumgartner 46’), Carlo Ritaccio, Ryan Quintos, Charlie Ostrem; Richard Fleming III, Sergio Oregel Jr (Allan Rodriguez 81’), Diegoarmando Alvarado; Alex Monis (Eric Kocs-Washburn 76’), Victor Bezerra, Omari Glasgow.

Substitutes not used: Aaron Katsimpalis; Luka Bezerra, Michael Flores, Noeh Hernandez.

Team Notes

  • Forward Nelson Pierre scored his third goal of the season, his first at home.
  • Right back Frank Westfield recorded his first career MLS NEXT Pro assist. 
  • Four homegrown players were featured in Sunday’s starting XI.

Union II are back at home where they will play New York FC II on Monday, June 27th (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).