CHESTER. Philadelphia Union and New York RB draw 1-1. D. Gazdag scored the first goal (47′) for Philadelphia Union. Luquinhas settled the score 1-1 (66′). Philadelphia Union was far superior when it came to possession ball (61%)
The match was held at the Subaru Park Stadium in Chester on Saturday and this began at 11:30 pm UTC. The referee was Rubiel Vazquez who had the assistance of Matthew Nelson and Jeremy Kieso. The 4th official was JC Griggs. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18 degrees Celsius or 64.33 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 97%.
Philadelphia Union was in firm control of the ball 61% while New York RB was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Philadelphia Union was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Philadelphia Union to win the match.
Philadelphia Union shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, New York RB shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.
Philadelphia Union received 4 yellow cards (J. Carranza, J. Martinez, J. McGlynn and A. Bedoya). On the other side, New York RB received 3 yellow cards (D. Nealis, O. Fernandez and J. Tolkin).
Also, New York RB didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after D. Nealis (New York RB) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (55′).
After playing this match, Philadelphia Union will have 19 points like Dallas and LA Galaxy to move up in the 5th place. On the other side, New York RB will have 18 points to move up in the 7th place.
J. Carranza (Goal Disallowed)
New York RB will host Chicago Fire on the 18th of May with a 17-15 head to head in favor of Chicago Fire (9 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 , Nathan Harriel , Jakob Glesnes , Jack Elliott , Kai Wagner , Alejandro Bedoya , José Martínez , Leon Flach , Dániel Gazdag , Julián Carranza and Sergio Santos .
Philadelphia Union made 3 changes: S. Santos for C. Burke (70′), L. Flach for J. McGlynn (70′) and N. Harriel for O. Mbaizo (83′).
Top player: Jakob Glesnes
The player who no doubt impressed Philadelphia Union the most was Jakob Glesnes.
His rating iswith 37 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.
New York RB: Formation and Lineups
New York RB started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the other side, Gerhard Struber played with: Carlos Miguel , Tom Edwards , Sean Nealis , Dylan Nealis , Omir Fernandez , Frankie Amaya , Dru Yearwood , Luquinhas , John Tolkin , Tom Barlow and Patryk Klimala .
New York RB made 4 changes: P. Klimala for C. Harper (46′), O. Fernandez for D. Edelman (70′), Luquinhas for J. Pendant (87′) and T. Barlow for Z. Ryan (90′).
Top player: Sean Nealis
Probably the most impressive player in New York RB was Sean Nealis.
His rating iswith 27 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 14 duels out of 15.
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