MLS – Season Continues – Philadelphia Union v New York on Match-day 23

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Monday’s MLS clash between Union and the visiting champions, kicks off at 1:00am GMT at Subaru Park.

Leaders NYC are currently two places higher than their rivals Union, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and third positions respectively.

Philadelphia Union have so far accrued 26 points in this season of the MLS

Union dropped points against Cincinnati, only managing a 1-1 draw, having previously drawn 1-1 to New England Revolution, so the team will want to win this game to move their season forward.

Also, Union have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With a third position in the league and 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have 26 points in the League.

Playing at home, Union have won three meetings and drawn five fixtures.

Winning this fixture will see Philadelphia Union on 29 points.

Maintaining their position as League leaders will be New York’s primary goal going into this game

NYC’s pride is now at stake, as they will not wish for another successive poor result. They recently drew 1-1 away to Colorado Rapids, which followed the loss to Minnesota United. They will be eager to improve in this next fixture.

Also, League leaders NYC keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last nine fixtures is astonishing this season. 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws; That’s worth the number one spot in the League.

NYC have won two games, drawn one game, and lost two matches of their five League matches on the road this season.

A victory for New York would be a huge boost, giving them the chance to stay on top of the table and put additional pressure to their closest rivals.

Philadelphia Union v New York – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen NYC with a greater number of wins. In the last 18 meetings, they have enjoyed 10 wins, to Union’s six victories. Also, NYC have been hugely successful away to Union of late, winning 14 meetings times in the last nine. The last time they played each other in this competition was March 2022 and the score line ended up with a 0-2 away win for New York.

Other standout players for Union are Joseph and Matthew Andrew with respectively and for NYC are Luis Eduardo and Sean with respectively.