Cincinnati v Philadelphia Union: MLS Match-day 33

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Sunday MLS action from Nippert Stadium, as Cin take on Union.

Leaders Union are currently seven places higher than their opponents Cin, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and eighth positions respectively.

Cincinnati go into this game with 29 points secured

Cin have suffered at the hands of Inter Miami and Nashville SC in their previous two matches, with two successive draws. They go into this game with the hope of taking all three points.

Also, with six draws in seven meetings, Manager Pat Noonan has plenty to ponder, going into the next game, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With 29 points, they currently sit eighth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

When Cin host Union, they will do so on the back of three victories, four darts, and four losses on their own ground.

Victory for Cincinnati would take their points tally to 32 so far this season.

Philadelphia Union will be under pressure to remain top, going into the match

Union will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Houston Dynamo 6-0 in their last match.

Also, League leaders Union’s League position speaks for itself, as they continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 5th in a row. With 45 points (0W – 0L and 0D), they currently sit top of the League.

Union’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Cin. In the 11 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five games, drawn four meetings, and lost two matches.

The League leaders have set the bar high, so only a win will be acceptable for Philadelphia Union, especially if they are to maintain their position and keep the momentum to win the League.

Cincinnati v Philadelphia Union – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels five wins and two draws for Cin. Further, Union are unbeaten in their five of the last six fixtures played against Cin. The last time they played each other in this competition was June 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.