Philadelphia Union II defeated Orlando City SC 6-1 at Subaru Park on Sunday afternoon. With the win, Union II climb to third place in the Eastern Conference with 37 points. In the first half, forward Chris Donovan pressured the keeper into a mistake to put Union II in the lead. Moments later, Donovan added another goal to his tally to double the lead in the 22nd minute. Homegrown midfielder Quinn Sullivan scored a brace in two minutes to put Union II up by four goals. In the second half, Jose Riasco scored seconds after the whistle blew to make it 5-0. Union II were awarded a penalty in the 56th minute, homegrown midfielder Paxten Aaronson converted his fifth goal of the season from the penalty spot. Orlando responded with Favian Loyola scoring a goal from inside the box in the 69th minute.

Union II are back on the road to face New England Revolution II at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, September 18th (3:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).

Philadelphia Union II (6) – Orlando City B (1)
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Sunday, September 11, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

REF: Sergii Demianchuk
AR1: Eric Schreiber
AR2: Robert Cordrey
4TH: Justin Saporito
Weather: 73 degrees and cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI — Chris Donovan (unassisted) 6’
PHI — Chris Donovan (unassisted) 22’
PHI — Quinn Sullivan (Donovan) 24’
PHI — Quinn Sullivan (Harriel) 25’
PHI — Jose Riasco (Villero) 46’
PHI — Paxten Aaronson (PK) 56’
ORL — Favian Loyola (Prebenda) 69’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

ORL — Tahir Reid-Brown (caution) 2’
PHI — Jesus Bueno (caution) 9’
ORL — Jared Romero (caution) 45’
PHI — Nathan Harriel (caution) 53’
ORL — Andrew Forth (caution) 55’
ORL — Alejandro Granados (caution) 74’
PHI — Jose Riasco (caution) 78’
ORL — Favian Loyola (caution) 85’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II: Brooks Thompson (Rick 77’); Anton Sorenson, Matt Real, Brandan Craig, Nathan Harriel, Richard Odada, (Villero 46’) Paxten Aaronson (Diallo 86’), Quinn Sullivan, Jesús Bueno, Chris Donovan (Pierre 60’), Jeremy Rafanello (Riasco 46’).

Substitutes not used: Stefan Stojanovic, Nathan Nkanji, Juan Perdomo, Frank Westfield.

Orlando City B: Adam Grinwis; Ignacio Galván, Andrew Forth, Thomas Williams, Tahir Reid-Brown (Franca 34’), Alejandro Granados, Jared Romero, Alexander Freeman (Prebenda 68’), Nicolas Taylor, Jack Lynn (Tablante 46’), Favian Loyola (Gunera-Calix 89’).

Substitutes not used: Hackenberg, Pereira, Victor Yan.

Team Notes

  • Forward Chris Donovan scored his sixth and seventh MLS NEXT Pro goals of the season.
  • Homegrown midfielder Quinn Sullivan scored a brace in two minutes, his second and third of the season.
  • Forward Jose Riasco scored his third MLS NEXT Pro goal of the season.
  • Homegrown midfielder Paxten Aaronson scored his fifth MLS NEXT Pro goal of the season.

Union II are back on the road to face New England Revolution II at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, September 18th (3:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).