Philadelphia Union II took on Orlando City B at Osceola Heritage Park on Sunday night, winning 3-1. With the victory, Union II are now in seventh place in the Eastern Conference with 20 points. In a scoreless first half, Orlando controlled possession despite Philadelphia outshooting them eight to five. Union II goalkeeper Matt Freese recorded two saves to help keep the score even entering halftime. Defender Matt Real opened the scoring in the 52nd minute on a header from very close range to the top left corner, assisted by Chris Donovan and Brandan Craig. Orlando’s Ethan Subachan scored in the 85th minute to make it 1-1. Union II responded with a goal by Jesus Bueno in the 87th minute. Sullivan's shot was deflected in by Bueno to put the Union in the lead. Forward Nelson Pierre made it 3-1 in stoppage time to ensure Union II take away all three points on the road.

Union II will return home to face Columbus Crew 2 at Subaru Park on Sunday, July 31st (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).

Orlando City B (1) – Philadelphia Union II (3)
Osceola Heritage Park (Orlando, FL)
Sunday, July 24, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Anya Voigt
Assistant Referees: Melissa Gonzalez, Rhett Hammil
Fourth Official: Daniel Gutierrez
Weather: 90 degrees and partly cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI — Matt Real (Donovan, Craig) 52’
ORL — Ethan Subachan (Freeman) 85’
PHI — Jesus Bueno (Sullivan) 87’
PHI — Nelson Pierre (Sullivan) 90+4’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Juan Perdomo (caution) 9’
PHI – Boubacar Diallo (caution) 24’
PHI — Matt Freese (ejection) 69’
ORL — Javier Otero (ejection) 77’
ORL — Diego Pareja (caution) 82’
PHI — Nelson Pierre (caution) 90+4’
ORL — Andrew Forth (caution) 90+5’
PHI — Maike Villero (caution) 90+6’
ORL — Diego Pareja (ejection) 90+6’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II: Matt Freese; Anton Sorenson, Nathan Nkanji, Brandan Craig, Matt Real; Quinn Sullivan, Jesus Bueno, Boubacar Diallo (Brooks Thompson 72’), Juan Perdomo (Bajung Darboe 66’); Jose Riasco ( Nelson Pierre 66’), Chris Donovan (Maike Villero 82’).

Substitutes not used: Anthony Ramirez, Carlos Paternina, Luke Martelli, Logan Oliver, Frank Westfield.

Orlando City B: Javier Otero; Andrew Forth, Nick Taylor (Tahir Reid-Brown 87’), Thomas Williams; Alex Freeman, Alejandro Granados (Diego Pareja 57’), Victor Yan, Ignacio Galvan (Dominic Pereira 79’); Favian Loyola, Jack Lynn (Ethan Subachan 79’), Moises Tablante.

Substitutes not used: Brandon Hackenberg, Diego Valles, Dominic Bell, Ian Silva.

Team Notes

  • Forward Nelson Pierre scored his fourth goal of the season.
  • Defender Brandan Craig registered his third assist of the season.
  • Defender Matt Real scored his second goal in two games.
  • Midfielder Jesus Bueno scored his second goal of the season.
  • Forward Chris Donovan recorded his second assist of the season.

Union II will return home to face Columbus Crew 2 at Subaru Park on Sunday, July 31st (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).