CHESTER. Philadelphia Union demolishes Orlando City 5-1 with goals of O. Mbaizo (39′), M. Uhre (43′), D. Gazdag (55′ pen), A. Bedoya (63′) and J. Elliott (87′). On the other side, Orlando City scored with A. Perea (75′).
The match was held at the Subaru Park Stadium in Chester on Saturday and this began at 11:30 pm UTC. The referee was Armando Villarreal who had the assistance of Andrew Bigelow and Diego Blas. The 4th official was Sergii Demianchuk. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 19.8 degrees Celsius or 67.57 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Philadelphia Union was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Orlando City that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Philadelphia Union was more aggressive with 39 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Philadelphia Union won the contest.
Philadelphia Union shot 20 times, 9 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Orlando City shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Philadelphia Union received 1 yellow card (L. Flach). On the opposite side, Orlando City received 1 yellow card (R. Schlegel).
After playing this encounter, Philadelphia Union will have 63 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Orlando City will stay with 42 points to move up in the 6th place.
D. Gazdag (Penalty)
Orlando City will play away against Inter Miami on the 5th of September with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Orlando City (2 draws).
Philadelphia Union: Formation and Lineups
Philadelphia Union started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Jim Curtin chose to play with the following team: Andre Blake , Olivier Mbaizo , Jakob Glesnes , Jack Elliott , Kai Wagner , Alejandro Bedoya , José Martínez , Leon Flach , Dániel Gazdag , Julián Carranza and Mikael Uhre .
Philadelphia Union made 4 changes: A. Bedoya for J. McGlynn (65′), M. Uhre for C. Burke (72′), J. Carranza for Q. Sullivan (89′) and D. Gazdag for P. Aaronson (89′).
Top player: Kai Wagner
Probably the most impressive player in Philadelphia Union was Kai Wagner even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 37 passes (91% accurate) and 6 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 9 crosses.
Orlando City: Formation and Lineups
Orlando City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Óscar Alexander Pareja Gómez played with: Mason Stajduhar , Ruan , Antônio Carlos , Rodrigo Schlegel , João Moutinho , Mauricio Pereyra , Wilder Cartagena , Nicholas Selson Gioacchini , Andrés Perea , Jake Mulraney and Benji Michel .
Orlando City made 5 changes: N. Gioacchini for I. Angulo (46′), J. Mulraney for F. Torres (46′), M. Pereyra for Urso Junior (66′), Ruan for K. Smith (66′) and W. Cartagena for C. Araujo (84′).
Top player: Wilder Cartagena
Probably the most impressive player in Orlando City was Wilder Cartagena.
His rating iswith 40 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 13.
Results of the day
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