orlando city vs philadelphia union

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Philadelphia Union and Orlando City draw 1-1 – All focus on Brenden Aaronsonorlando city vs philadelphia union

The Philadelphia Union and Orlando City have rounded up Group A of the MLS is Back Tournament with a 1-1 draw. Both the Union and hosts Orlando City went into Monday’s game having won their first two Group stage games and already qualified for the knockout stage. There was more on the line then the first place; Major League Soccer counts the group stage games towards a potential regular season and, as a result, there were Eastern Conference points on the line.

Club Comparison Philadelphia Union MLS
Orlando City SC MLS
MLS MLS €31.90m Market Value €38.03m
First Tier League Level First Tier
€455Th. Expenditures 22/23 0
Jim Curtin Managers Óscar Pareja
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Those points, however, were put on a back burner ahead of the games as news broke that Union’s talented midfielder Brenden Aaronson is being scouted by several Bundesliga sides, most notably SC Freiburg. Perhaps it was the pressure of being scouted by a top-four league side, but the attacking midfielder missed a sitter in the 45th minute. The 19-year-old’s teammateSergio Santos saw a shot stopped by Pedro Gallese, Aaronson was wide open in the box but missed the target from a few yards out.

Market Value Brenden Aaronson B. Aaronson Attacking Midfield €25.00m

As a result, the first half saw no goals. There was more action in the second half. In the 68th minute, Aaronson spotted Alejandro Bedoya at the top of the box, the midfielder, in turn, spottedIlsinho, who rifled the shot in the far corner. But the Union’s joy was short-lived. Just two minutes later, former Krasnodar starMauricio Pereyra headed home the equalizer for Orlando from short-distance.

Market Value Mauricio Pereyra M. Pereyra Attacking Midfield €3.00m

Both sides seemed happy with the result, as neither made a serious attempt to go for all three points. The result sees Orlando City win Group A thanks to the better goal differential. The tournament will continue tomorrow at 9 a.m. Eastern when Toronto FC face the New York Revolution.

Philadelphia Union and Orlando City draw 1-1 – All focus on Brenden Aaronson