Sunday, July 5, 2015

Game 2: Vancouver Whitecaps at Philadelphia Union

The 2011 home opener at what promises to be a very chilly PPL Park.

Game 2: Vancouver Whitecaps at Philadelphia Union

Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT
Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa.
TV: WPVI-6 (J.P. Dellcamera, Taylor Twellman and Bob Rigby)

If you're relatively new to soccer, and you wonder why scarves are the fashion item of choice for many soccer fans, a day like to day is the reason. It's going to be very cold on the banks of the Delaware River, probably below 40 degrees.

If you're reading this before you head down to the stadium, remember to dress warmly. Here is the SEPTA schedule for the afternoon and evening.

I'll be posting live updates and maintaining a live scoreboard via Twitter in the box below. If you want to post a comment or ask a question, send a tweet to @thegoalkeeper. And if you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and share your thoughts.

Here's the pregame injury report. The starting lineups are in the chat box.

Vancouver Whitecaps

Out: M Davide Chiumento (right hamstring strain), M Michael Nanchoff (groin strain), M Shea Salinas (right knee sprain), M John Thorrington (right quad strain)

Philadelphia Union

Out: D Juan Diego González Alzate

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