MLS Preview: New York City FC vs Philadelphia Union

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NYC at home against Union – Sunday – 9:30pm GMT – Yankee Stadium.

Sunday’s clash at Yankee Stadium- sees third placed Union, travel to fourth-placed NYC in the Major League Soccer.

New York have 50 points to their name, going into this tie

NYC will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Inter Miami and Chicago Fire.

Also, success in football comes from winning more games than your opponents, simply put, if NYC can continue to extend their winning streak from three games then Ronny Deila’s squad will have an incredible season. Their position is fourth in the League and they have 50 points, that is, 14W, 11L and 8D having won 14 fixtures, drawn eight games, and lost 11 meetings.

Playing at home, NYC have won 10 matches, drawn three fixtures, and lost three games.

Winning this fixture will see New York on 53 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring record of 55 goals. This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Cody Nobles, Luis, and Sean. NYC have conceded 35 goals.

Philadelphia Union’s Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 53 points, going into this game

Union come to this match on the back of a 2-0 home win against Cincinnati at Subaru Park.

Also, Union keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 16 games is astonishing this season. Now they have 14 matches won, 8 games lost and 11 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in third place, with a total of 53 points having won 14 matches, drawn 11 fixtures, and lost eight meetings.

Union’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to NYC. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three matches, drawn eight fixtures, and lost five games.

Philadelphia Union will see 56 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

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

Regarding their historical duels NYC and Union have faced each other 15 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in NYC’s favour (9 – 5). Also, NYC have won all nine of the past 14 matches against Union. Their most recent encounter in this competition Philadelphia Union delivered a 1-0 home win.

Other standout players for NYC are Luis and Sean with respectively and for Union are Greg and Joseph with respectively.

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