Philadelphia Union II took on Toronto FC II at Subaru Park on Monday afternoon, falling 2-1. With the loss, Union II are now in ninth place in the Eastern Conference with 17 points. Goalkeeper Matt Freese recorded three saves in the opening ten minutes of play, but Toronto FC II broke through on a Stefan Karajonvanovic goal in the 17th minute. The match was then delayed due to inclement weather in the 22nd minute. Play resumed after a one hour delay and the score remained 1-0 at halftime. Defender Matt Real scored in the 70th minute on a right footed strike from the center of the box to draw the score even at 1-1. TFC II midfielder Julian Altobelli responded in the 89th minute with a right footed shot to give Toronto the 2-1 victory.

Union II will hit the road to face Orlando City B at Osceola Heritage Park on Sunday, July 24th (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).

Philadelphia Union II (1) – Toronto FC II (2)
Subaru Park (Chester, PA)
Monday, July 18, 2022

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Scarlet Agrawal
Assistant Referees: Tom Felice, Patrick Casey
Fourth Official: Joshua Encarnacion
Weather: 85 degrees and mostly cloudy.

GOALS/ASSISTS

TOR – Stefan Karajonvanovic (Antonoglou) 17’
PHI – Matt Real (unassisted) 70’
TOR – Julian Altobelli (Walkes) 89’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY

PHI – Cole Turner (caution) 35’
TOR – Paul Rothrock (caution ) 52’
TOR – Steffen Yeates (caution) 60’
PHI – Brandan Craig (caution) 90+1’
TOR – Luka Gavran (caution) 90+5’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union II: Matt Freese; Frank Westfield, Cole Turner, Brandan Craig, Matt Real; Quinn Sullivan, Jesus Bueno (Boubacar Diallo 89’), Carlos Paternina (Bajung Darboe 65’ ), Anton Sorenson (Anthony Ramirez 64’); Nelson Pierre (Jose Riasco 57’), Chris Donovan.

Substitutes not used: Brooks Thompson; Nathan Nkanji, Maike Villero, Logan Oliver, Juan Perdomo.

Toronto FC II: Luka Gavran; Antony Curic, Rohan Goulbourne, Adam Pearlman, Kobe Franklin; Themi Antonoglou, Alonso Coello, Steffen Yeates; Stefan Karajovanovic (Reshaun Walkes 89’), Hugo Mbongue (Julian Altobelli 71’), Nakye Greenidge-Duncan (Paul Rothrock 46’).

Substitutes not used: Baj Maan; Antonio Carlini, Joseph Daher, Markus Cimermancic, Joshua Gordan, Mehdi Essoussi.

  • Defender Matt Real scored his first career MLS NEXT Pro goal.
  • Six homegrown players featured in today’s starting XI.

Union II will hit the road to face Orlando City B at Osceola Heritage Park on Sunday, July 24th (7:00 p.m. ET / MLSNEXTPro.com).