Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City face off in the MLS regular season tonight. The game kicks off at 8:30 PM EST in Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. FOX Sports Midwest Plus will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
Head-to-Head: Kansas City has 5 wins (17 goals) and the Union also has 5 wins (19 goals) and 4 draws.
Date and Time: July 6th, 2017 8:30 PM EST
Venue: Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas
TV: FOX Sports Midwest Plus (US)
Philadelphia has posted two straight wins and has won six of their last nine. The Union is coming off an impressive 3-0 victory over the New England Revolution.
MF Maurice Edu is out with a left tibia stress fracture; MF Warren Creavalle, who has a right hamstring strain is doubtful of play. Also, MF Fabian Herbers (right adductor strain), and DF Jack Elliott (knee) are questionable.
American Alejandro Bedoya and Jamaican goalkeeper Andre Blake will be missing out as they are on international duty.
Probable Starting XI: Goalie: John McCarthy; Defenders: Raymon Gaddis, Joshua Yaro, Oguchi Onyewu, Giliano Wijnaldum; Midfielders: Derrick Jones, Haris Medunjanin, Chris Pontius, Ilsinho, Fafa Picault; Forward: C.J. Sapong
Kansas City is on a nine games winning streak at home this year. They are undefeated in five straight games after the weekend’s 1-1 draw against the Portland Timbers.
Sporting KC will enter Thursday’s game without the trio of Dom Dwyer, Matt Besler, and Graham Zusi as they are called up by the US national team for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Probable Starting XI: Goalie: Tim Melia; Defenders: Saad Abdul-Salaam, Ike Opara, Kevin Ellis, Seth Sinovic; Midfielders: Roger Espinoza, Ilie Sanchez, Benny Feilhaber; Forward: Daniel Salloi, Soony Saad, and Latif Blessing