2019-04-27-VAN-PHI

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Philadelphia Union | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 9
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Philadelphia Union
BC Place — Vancouver
April 27 - 5:00 PM ET

TV: TSN 1/4

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US

The Vancouver Whitecaps hope to win their second straight game at BC Place when they host the shorthanded Philadelphia Union Saturday afternoon.

The Whitecaps (1-5-2) were unable to build off the momentum of a stunning 1-0 win over LAFC, losing at Orlando City SC by the same scoreline. The Union (4-3-1) enjoyed a comprehensive 3-0 win over the Montreal Impact, but lost goalkeeper Andre Blake to an adductor injury. 

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Michael Baldisimo (M) - left ankle contusion
    • OUT: Jasser Khmiri (D) - left knee injury
    • OUT: David Norman Jr. (M) - right foot surgery
    • PROBABLE: Andy Rose (M) - facial fracture
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Philadephia Union

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Andre Blake (GK) - right adductor strain
    • OUT: Mark McKenzie (D) - appendectomy recovery
    • QUESTIONABLE: Sergio Santos (F) - left knee contusion
    • QUESTIONABLE: Marco Fabian (M) - left ankle sprain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Anthony Fontana (M) - left ankle sprain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Ilsinho (M) - left hamstring strain
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Whitecaps

  • Whitecaps: 2 wins, 4 goals
  • Union: 1 win, 1 goal
  • 1 draw

Officials

  • Referee: Christopher Penso
  • Assistant Referees: Eric Boria, Gianni Facchini
  • 4th Official: Michael Radchuk
  • VAR: Chico Grajeda

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