Final score: Union 1, LAFC 1. No more goals as the teams have to split the points. Thanks for following, check out our recap and we’ll have more coverage soon.
43rd minute: GOOOOOOOOOOL LAFC! Mark-Anthony Kaye’s cross/shot clangs off the post, Carlos Vela eventually cleans up the rebound and punches it in. Tie game!
35th minute: Save! Andre Blake gets a hand to block Eduard Atuesta’s trip from outside the box. That was goal-bound if the Jamaican hadn’t stopped it.
24th minute: Save! Tyler Miller saves a goal with a terrific stop on Brenden Aaronson.
3rd minute: Goal Union. Kacper Przybylko with a bloop header that fools Tyler Miller and goes into the net. Early deficit here for LAFC.
The band is back together for LAFC!
And the Union are playing their first-choice group, too.
With the FIFA International match window now over, Bob Bradley’s squad will be at full-strength.
It’s been quite the season thus far for Jim Curtin’s Philadelphia side. The emergence of German forward Kacper Przybylko is worth monitoring. He currently leads the Union with 13 goals.
With five matches left to be played, LAFC remains atop the Supporters’ Shield race with 63 points. The Philadelphia Union are currently second in the Eastern Conference with a tally of 51 points.
Bookmakers currently favor LAFC at (+145), while listing the Philadelphia Union as slight home underdogs (+150). The odds for a draw are currently listed at (+300) (Via Bovada).
How to Watch:
Saturday’s tilt between LAFC and The Philadelphia Union will be televised by YouTubeTV (LA), KVMD (LA) and ESPN+ (rest of U.S.) starting at 4:30 pm PT with kickoff to follow.
The game will also be carried by local radio affiliates ESPN 710 and KFWB 980.