Philadelphia Union II took on Rochester New York FC at Monroe Community College on Saturday night, falling 3-0. With the loss, Union II remain in second place in the Eastern Conference with 15 points. Rochester’s Pedro Dolabella opened the scoring in the 33rd minute with a shot from the center of the box. In the second half, Rochester went down to ten men after Jacob Akanyirige received his second yellow card caution. In the 62nd minute, Rochester was awarded a penalty kick, converted by forward Gibran Rayo. In the 92nd minute, Pedro Dolabella scored the third goal of the game to make it 3-0. Union II outshot Rochester 15 to seven, but couldn’t find the back of the net.

Union II are back on the road at Gillette Stadium where they will play New England Revolution II on Friday, May 27th (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).

Rochester New York FC (3) – Philadelphia Union II (0) 
Monroe Community College (Rochester, NY)
Saturday, May 21, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Abdou Ndiaye
Assistant Referees: Max Smith, Joe Franks
Fourth Official: Gary Gutierrez
Weather: 79 degrees and partly cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

RNY – Pedro Dolabella (Akanyirige) 33’
RNY – Gibran Rayo (PK) 62’
RNY – Pedro Dolabella (Soares) 90+2’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Jose Riasco (caution) 41’
RNY – Jacob Akanyirige (caution) 49’
RNY – Jacob Akanyirige (second caution, ejected) 61’
PHI – Brandan Craig (caution) 62’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II: Brooks Thompson; Anton Sorenson, Brandon Craig (Nelson Pierre 82’), Nathan Nkanji, Frank Westfield, Boubacar Diallo (Ian Abbey 63’), Cole Turner, Juan Perdomo (Bajung Darboe 63’), Carlos Paternina (Jack Jasinski 34’), Jose Riasco (Chris Donovan 46’ ), Stefan Stojanovic.

Substitutes not used: Damian Alguera; Jackson Gilman, Maike Villero, Anthony Ramirez.

Rochester NY FC: Caíque, Lamar Batista, Gerardo Lopez, Gustavo Rissi, Christian Wood, Pedro Dolabella, Bubacar Djaló, Jacob Akanyirige, Jesus Batiz (Dante Brigida 81’), Gibran Rayo (Paulo Soares 81’), Edward Williams (Raymond Drai 63’).

Substitutes not used: Phillip Ejimadu, Edgar Alguera-Mercado, Ian Garrett, Gabriel Costa, Davis Smith, Preston Popp.

Team Notes

  • Three homegrown players featured in tonight’s starting XI.
  • Coach LeBlanc's side played in a 4-1-2-1-2 Diamond formation tonight.
  • Forward Jose Riasco earned his first MLS NEXT Pro start tonight. 

Union II are back on the road at Gillette Stadium where they will play New England Revolution II on Friday, May 27th (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).