Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake: Preview and Prediction

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake:
MLS Regular Season,
Date: Monday, 1-August-2016,
Kick-off: 00:00 UK,
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Illinois).

Philadelphia Union lock horns with struggling Western Conference side Real Salt Lake on Sunday evening.

Philadelphia Union are in search of redemption, after they were ruthless beaten 5-1 by Montreal Impact last Sunday. Philadelphia are without a win in their last two and managed just 1 win in their last five games, with 1 draw and 3 losses.

Real Salt Lake has been under a fierce weather of form. The Western Conference side is in search of their first maximum game point since 23rd June, 2016. Cassar’s men fought hard to come out with a point in their last MLS encounter with fellow Western Conference team San Jose Earthquakes.

Key facts

  • Philadelphia Union have failed to win in their last 2 MLS games.
  • Philadelphia have lost one of their 11 home games of the current season.
  • Real Salt Lake have failed to win in their last 6 MLS games.
  • Real Salt Lake have lost 6 of their last 8 away games.

Philadelphia Union: Team news

Tranquillo Barnetta will be unavailable for selection due to suspension. The 31 years old Swiss reached is yellow card limit in his side’s clash with Montreal on Sunday.

Philadelphia Union: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)

Blake: Rosenberry, Yaro, Marquez, Fabinho: Creavalle, Caroll – Pontius, Alberg, Dias: Sapong.

Real Salt Lake: Team news

Lake’s forward man “Movsisyan” could be missing for this crucial clash

Real Salt Lake: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)

Rimando: Philips, Maund, Glad, Beltran: Morales, Beckerman, Mulholland: Plata, Movsisyan, Martinez.

Philadelphia Union Vs Real Salt Lake: Head-To-Head-Stats

The last four encounters between these two sides have ended with both sides sharing the points.

Philadelphia have failed to defeat Real Salt Lake in their last 10 meetings, with Real Salt Lake winning during the period and the remaining 8 ending in draws.

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake: Predictions

Both sides are in search of a win for redemption considering their recent form in the league.

However, Real Salt Lake great 10 games record against their host will boost their moral going into the games. It’s going to be a close call between these two sides, but I predict both sides producing at least 2 goals.

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake: Tips

  1. Over 2.5 goals.
  2. Both Teams to Score.