MATCH REPORT: Union Blow Early Lead, leave Toronto with 2-2 Draw.


Photo Cred: Philadelphia Union


The Union had a huge Home Win against Nashville on Saturday night. The Second Place Boys in Blue then travelled to Toronto for a mid-week battle. AATSports has the full match coverage here!


Starting XI

Union

Freese

Wagner, Elliott, Glesnes, Mbaizo

Flach, Martinez, Bedoya

Monteiro, Gazdag

Przybylko


Toronto FC

Westberg

Lawrence, Mavinga, Bradley, Auro

Osorio, Okello, Pozuelo

Shaffelburg, Altidore, Delgado


First Half Summary

If the Union left Toronto with a win, then they would punch their ticket into the playoffs. Bedoya wanted to get the party started early for Philly. Kai Wagner sent a nice ball into the center of the box, where Gazdag controlled the pass. He then turned to his right and found Bedoya inexplicably alone. He fed the Captain, and Ale did the rest. An easy goal for the Union, who immediately found themselves up 1-0!


Despite the hot start, Toronto was the more threatening side during the first 15 minutes. Fortunately for Philly, Freese was not tested, and the Union began to gain a bit more possession in Tor