With two games in hand and tied with Columbus Crew for first place in the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia Union (8-4-7) will play host to the defending MLS Cup winners, Colorado Rapids (7-6-10). Kickoff at PPL Park is scheduled for 7:36:30 PM ET.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Ben's Match Preview] [Friday Morning Union Freekicks] [Scott Has A Conversation With The Enemy]. Colorado perspective: [Burgundy Wave]
Broadcast Information: Soccer Night in America on Fox Soccer (J.P. Dellacamera, Kyle Martino, Brian Dunseth) nationally, with coverage beginning at 7:00 PM Eastern with a pre-game show and concluding with a post-game show / Fox Deportes nationally in Spanish
Philadelphia Union Starting XI: Mondragon; G. Farfan, Califf, Valdes, Williams; Daniel, Nakazawa, Carroll, Mapp; Le Toux, Mwanga
Philadelphia Union Bench: MacMath, M. Farfan, Torres, Paunovic, McInerney, Okugo, Miglioranzi
Colorado Rapids Starting XI: Pickens; Moor, Marshall, Wynne, Kimura; Mullan, Mastroeni, Larentowicz, Nyassi; Thompson, Cummings
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