Philadelphia Union vs. New York City: A Promising Matchup

This Saturday at Subaru Park in the city of Philadelphia, the U’s team that comes from defeating Atlanta United this Wednesday by 3 goals to 0 in the CONCACAF Champions League faces New York City.

So, the team led by Jim Curtin will receive motivation at home to New York City, which also comes from a great performance, and during the past weekend defeated Cincinnati by a landslide (5-0), to get their first win in the tournament that has just begun.

But this duel promises a lot of excitement and goals for this weekend. It will be broadcasted by ESPN at 18:00: 30 E.T.

Five interesting facts to review ahead of NYC vs. Philadelphia showdown:

1. The two teams have not met for almost 5 years, exactly on June 18, 2016, when NYC beat Philadelphia 3 goals to 2.
2. Philadelphia will host New York City for the fourth time at Subaru Park, where they have a record of two wins and one loss.
3. In the five meetings in which the Union and NYC have met face to face, 15 goals have been scored, with the lowest scoring game being a one-goal draw.
4. In Philadelphia’s most recent official matches they have a record of 3 wins, all in CONCACAF Champions, a draw and a loss in MLS, scoring 9 goals and conceding 1.
5. New York City has a record of a 2-1 loss to DC United and a 5-0 win over Cincinnati, moving them into 4th place momentarily.

Let’s review Philadelphia vs. NYC news:

The team that lives at Subaru Park comes from a defeat in its last MLS presentation against Inter Miami, with a great performance of the Higuaín brothers to give them the first setback of the season, however, the team directed by Jim Curtin regained confidence in the midweek match corresponding to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions, defeating Atlanta United 3-0, so The U will be looking for their first victory of this season in MLS.

Relive Philadelphia Union’s last performance against Inter Miami:

(Video courtesy of Major League Soccer)

While the New Yorkers will visit Philadelphia after a convincing victory in their last match against Cincinnati by five goals to zero, where the team improved their form and was able to get the first victory of the tournament, since in their first presentation visiting DC United, they were defeated 2 goals to 1, so the team led by the Norwegian Ronny Deila will seek to extend their best version of play to stay at the top of the championship.

Relive New York City’s last performance against Football Club Cincinnati:

(Video courtesy of Major League Soccer)

Betting line:
Philadelphia Union: 43.0% (+112) – Goals: 1.49
New York City: 31.1% (+204) – Goals: 1.08
Draw: 25.9% (+254)

Eduardo Perozo

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