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23-man roster for Concacaf Champions League first leg semifinal rosters released

Anthony Fontana not on the roster



The Philadelphia Union’s roster for Thursdays first leg of Concacaf Champions League semifinal doesn’t include Anthony Fontana but newly acquired online striker Davó is among the 23 names.

Fontana has been out with a concussion since June 23, but recently passed the final hurdle in the concussion protocol — headers — according to Union head coach Jim Curtin. Matthew Real, who Curtin said Sunday picked up an injury prior to the game against New England Revolution is also not on the roster.

The 23 players listed:

Goalkeepers (3)

Andre Blake, Matthew Freese and Joe Bendik

Defenders (8)

Aurelien Collin, Jack Elliott, Stuart Findlay, Jakob Glesnes, Nathan Harriel, Olivier Mbaizo, Alvas Powell and Kai Wagner

Midfielders (8)

Paxten Aaronson, Alejandro Bedoya, Ilsinho, Leon Flach, Daniel Gazdag, Jose Andres Martinez, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan

Forwards (4)

Cory Burke, Matheus Davó, Kacper Przybylko and Sergio Santos

Not rostered

Jesus Bueno, Brandan Craig, Jack de Vries, Anthony Fontana, Jamiro Monteiro, Matej Oravec (on loan), Greg Ranjitsingh, Matt Real and Cole Turner

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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