Union II

Union II returns to Subaru Park for Sunday showdown against New England


Philadelphia Union II kicks off a hectic stretch of May matches on Sunday afternoon as they host New England Revolution II at Subaru Park. Fans can catch the action with the free stream on MLSNEXTPro.com.

The Boys in Blue enter the contest in a strong run of form with results in four of their last five contests. That streak was extended on the road last weekend with a post regulation shoot out victory against Inter Miami CF II. Goalkeeper Holden Trent made a number of key saves to finish off the match, upping his save tally to nine to send the match to a post regulation shootout. Trent made a key save in the shootout and all four Union II takers converted from the spot to earn the shootout victory and bring back two hard fought points from Miami.

Sunday's contest is second of three MLS NEXT Pro affairs between the two sides with Revs II netting a 5-1 home win on April 10th. After forward Stefan Stojanovic converted from the penalty spot in the 10th minute, New England responded with a trio of first-half goals to steal momentum.

New England Revolution II currently sits tied for third place in the Eastern Conference with 14 points through their first eight contests of the season. High scoring affairs have been routine for Head Coach Clint Peay's side with all but one of their games so far having had at least three combined goals. They enter fresh off a 3-2 road win over Toronto FC II where the overcame a 2-0 first-half deficit behind Damian Rivera's brace in the 84th and 85th minute.