Philadelphia Union vs New York City Prediction: Lineup, ODDs & H2H

Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania, gears up for a pivotal Major League Soccer Eastern Conference encounter on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024. The Philadelphia Union, currently…

Philadelphia Union vs New York City

Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania, gears up for a pivotal Major League Soccer Eastern Conference encounter on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024. The Philadelphia Union, currently holding onto the top spot in the conference, welcomes New York City FC in a match with contrasting narratives. The Union aims to solidify their lead, while NYCFC looks to climb the table and secure a playoff spot.

Match

  • Teams: Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC
  • Compettition: MLS 2024
  • Date: Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 (**Double-check closer to the date for confirmation)
  • Time: Time is yet to be confirmed, but MLS matches typically start between 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM Eastern Time (GMT-4).
  • Venue: Subaru Park, Chester, Pennsylvania

Prediction

Subaru Park is set for a battle between the Eastern Conference leader and a team seeking a playoff push. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect:

  • Philadelphia Union Win (Favorite): Playing at home with a strong squad in excellent form, the Union has the clear advantage. Look for goals from their attacking threats like Dániel Gazdag or Sergio Santos.
  • Draw (Possible): New York City FC’s recent improvement and potential tactical changes under their manager could lead to a tight and closely contested match.
  • New York City FC Win (Upset): While unlikely, a determined NYCFC performance, coupled with a lapse in concentration from the Union’s defense, could lead to an upset.

Lineups (Predicted)

Philadelphia Union (4-2-3-1):

  • Goalkeeper: Andre Blake
  • Defenders: Jakob Glesnes, Jack Elliott, Kai Wagner, Olivier Mbaizo
  • Midfielders: Jose Martinez, Dillon Powers
  • Forwards: Brenden Aaronson, Dániel Gazdag, Jamiro Moreno
  • Striker: Julián Carranza

New York City FC (4-3-3):

  • Goalkeeper: Sean Johnson
  • Defenders: Alexander Callens, Maxime Chanot, Jonathan Morrell, Talles Magno
  • Midfielders: Maxi Moralez, Ilie Sanchez, Gedion Zelalem
  • Forwards: Talles Magno, Valentin Castellanos, Gabriel Pereira

Odds

(subject to change, always check with your preferred sportsbook)

  • Philadelphia Union Win: Favorite (around -1.40 or lower)
  • Draw: Moderate Odds (around +3.25)
  • New York City FC Win: Underdog (around +4.00 or higher)

H2H (Head-to-Head)

Recent meetings between Philadelphia Union and New York City FC have been close:

  • Balanced Record: Both teams have won 1 out of the last 4 encounters, with 2 matches ending in draws.
  • Goals on Both Sides: Both teams have historically scored at least once in their recent clashes.

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