Teams: Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC
Kick-off: 4:30 a.m. IST at Talen Energy Stadium
Where to Watch: The game will be live telecasted on DSport
2017 RECORDS: 2-2-1, 0-2-0 on the road, 6th in Eastern Conference
Last Meeting: 3-2 loss at Yankee Stadium, June 18, 2016
Player to Watch: Rodney Wallace
This Saturday will be more eventful, as viewers we will get to see two big rivals using all their trump cards to win the game. On one hand Philadelphia Union is yet to open their winning account for this season and on other NYCFC has won seven of their last 15 regular season matches.
The Philadelphia Union will be welcoming New York City FC to Talen Energy Stadium for the team’s first nationally broadcasted game of the season.
In Talen Energy Stadium, Union against NYCFC have a 2-2-1 record, and a 2-1-0 record. In the past, the Union have outscored NYCFC 8-7 overall and 5-3 at home. There have been 24 cards between the two squads in their five games, with NYCFC receiving 15 of them, including a red.
In last five MLS matches Philadelphia Union has conceded nine goals in this season whereas NYCFC has conceded only five.
The star player of NYCFC is David Villa, but the player to watch will be Wallace. Last year, NYCFC’s three DP’s David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, and Frank Lampard each scored a goal for a 3-2 win over the Union. However, this Saturday will add up more zing to the game and will definitely write another thrilling chapter in the Philadelphia vs. New York rivalry.