Philadelphia Union II took on Rochester New York FC at Subaru Park on Sunday afternoon, falling 2-1. With the loss, Union II drop to fourth place in the Eastern Conference with 34 points. In the first half, Union II created the bulk of chances, outshooting Rochester eight to six, but couldn’t find the back of the net. Just before halftime, Rochester midfielder Wilterlynd Inalien found the back of the net in the 44th minute to put Rochester New York FC in the lead. In the second half, Homegrown midfielder Paxten Aaronson found forward Chris Donovan to equalize in the 42nd minute. An unlucky deflection saw Rochester’s Edward Williams score the game winner in stoppage time.

Union II will remain home to face Orlando City B at Subaru Park on Sunday, September 11th (1:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).

Philadelphia Union II (1) – Rochester New York FC (2)
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Sunday, September 3rd, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

REF: Nabil Bensalah
AR1: Nicholas Seymour
AR2: Joe Franks
4TH: Marie Durr
Weather: 87 degrees and partly cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

RNY — Wilterlynd Inalien (Dolabella) 44’
PHI — Chris Donovan (Aaronson) 62’
RNY — Edward Williams (Costa) 90+3’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

RNY — Gibran Rayo (caution) 22’
PHI — Francis Westfield (caution) 36’
PHI — Paxten Aaronson (caution) 45+8’
RNY — Christian Wood (caution) 52’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II: Matt Freese; Anton Sorenson, Nathan Nkanji, Brandan Craig, Francis Westfield, Paxten Aaronson, Cole Turner, Jesús Bueno (Boubacar Diallo 86’), Quinn Sullivan, Chris Donovan (Jeremy Rafanello 75’), Marcos Zambrano (Stefan Stojanovic 59’).

Substitutes not used: Brooks Thompson; Juan Perdomo, Maike Villero, Carlos Paternina, Nelson Pierre, Jose Riasco.

Rochester New York FC: Caíque Santos (Phillip Ejimadu 26’); Christian Wood, Gerardo Lopez, Jacob Akanyirige, Ian Garrett (Opanin Edwards 58’), Pedro Dolabella, Bubacar Djaló, Jesus Batiz, Wilterlynd Inalien (Gabriel Costa 67’), Edward Williams, Gibran Rayo.

Substitutes not used: Davis Smith, Michael Smith, Matheus Franca, Brennan McDermott, Ryan Firestone, Preston Popp.

TEAM NOTES

  • Forward Chris Donovan scored his fifth MLS NEXT Pro goal of the season.

Union II will remain home to face Orlando City B at Subaru Park on Sunday, September 11th (1:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).