Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC
2018 Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018
Kick-off at 00:00 UK/ 01:00 CET
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester).
This Eastern conference weekend fixture will see New York City travel to Talen Energy Stadium, in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Union is currently in the fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings with 30 points. They will be looking forward to winning this home fixture to end the alternating win-lose streak in all games.
In their last five games, they have lost twice and won three matches. Unfortunately, they are unable to win the last two league matches where they were thrashed by both Atlanta united and LA Galaxy.
New York City is in the third position of the eastern conference table with 47 points. Their last league game against Toronto Fc was a real thriller and ended with a 3-2 goal line in their favor.
The away game ahead may prove an uphill task against an unpredictable home side.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City: Head-to-head
- New York City will are the domineering side having won the last three meetings.
- In the last h2h matches, New York City has won in four times.
- Philadelphia Union has won once.
- Most of the matches have ended with over 2.5 goals.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City: Prediction
The home side may go into the match with high expectations having won their last league game. However, they will be facing a stronger side in this fixture. Looking at their recent home performance, there will be very little form them to salvage in this match.
New York City will be aiming to scoop the points in this matchup. They are known to dominate against Philadelphia Union in most of their meetings.
The away team fans are expecting to see an incredible matchup where New York City will walk away with a victory. More to that, the away team will want to cement their strength over the home team for the third consecutive game.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City: Betting Tips
New York City to win @ 9/5 (2.80).