MLS – Match-day 21: Philadelphia Union v Cincinnati

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Subaru Park sees Sunday action as Union take on Cin – 2:30am GMT.

It’s a clash of second vs eighth, as Union host Cin at Subaru Park.

Philadelphia Union’s MLS season, has so far seen them gain 25 points, going into this game

Losing away to Portland Timbers 0-2, which followed them drawing away to New England Revolution 1-1, this is a worrying run of form for Union Manager Jim Curtin, who goes into this fixture, knowing that only a positive result will be good enough.

Also, Union seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with six draws in seven fixtures. Their position is second in the League and they have 25 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

Union have won three matches and drawn four matches of their seven League matches at home this season.

A victory for Philadelphia Union would put them on 28 points.

Cincinnati’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 19 points this season

Montréal were beaten 4-3 at Stade Saputo, the last time that Cin played.

Also, Cin keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six meetings is astonishing this season. With 19 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in eighth position in the League.

Cin’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Union. In the 8 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four fixtures, drawn one game, and lost three games.

Cincinnati will see 22 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Philadelphia Union v Cincinnati – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Union and Cin have faced each other times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Union’s favour (5 – 0). Further, five of the previous six matches between Union and Cin have resulted in a Union win. The last time they played each other in this competition was November 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-0 win for Philadelphia Union.

Other players of note for Union are Joseph and Matthew Andrew with respectively and for Cin are Beckham and Kenneth with respectively.