Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa.
TV: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (J.P. Dellacamera and Bob Rigby)
Without suspended midfielder Keon Daniel and defender Gabriel Farfan, I would not be surprised if the Union's defense has a hard time stopping the Earthquakes' midfielders from sending service to high-scoring forward Chris Wondolowski.
Stopping Wondolowski will be the Union's biggest challenge tonight by far. We will see what John Hackworth, standing in for the suspended Peter Nowak, does about it.
Pregame Injury Report
(note that this does not reflect suspensions)
Out: D Gabriel Farfan (left hamstring strain); M Roger Torres (left knee arthroscope recovery); F Krystian Witkowski (concussion)
Doubtful: M Brian Carroll (right hamstring strain)
Probable: D Danny Califf (left hamstring strain); D Sheanon Williams (left knee MCL sprain); M Michael Farfan (left hamstring strain)
San Jose Earthquakes
Out: D Victor Bernardez (left knee MCL sprain); D Tim Ward (left non-specific soft tissue injury); M Joey Gjertsen (right knee surgery); M Cesar Diaz Pizarro (right hamstring strain); M Shea Salinas (left clavicle fracture); F Alan Gordon (left hamstring strain)
Doubtful: D Ramiro Corrales (right calf strain)
Questionable: D Ike Opara (right hamstring strain)
Philadelphia Union (4-5-1)
Goalkeeper: Zac MacMath
Defenders: Sheanon Williams, Carlos Valdés, Danny Califf, Raymon Gaddis
Midfielders: Amobi Okugo, Gabriel Gomez, Michael Farfan, Kai Herdling, Freddy Adu
Forward: Lionard Pajoy
Bench: GK Chase Harrison; D Chris Albright; Ms Cristhian Hernandez, Zach Pfeffer; Fs Josué Martinez, Jack McInerney, Danny Mwanga
San Jose Earthquakes (4-5-1)
Goalkeeper: Jon Busch
Defenders: Justin Morrow, Jason Hernandez, Ike Opara, Steven Beitashour
Midfielders: Simon Dawkins, Tressor Moreno, Sam Cronin, Rafael Baca, Khari Stephenson
Forwards: Chris Wondolowski
Bench: GK David Bingham; Ms Jean-Marc Alexandre, Marvin Chavez, Sam Garza, Sercan Güvenışık, Brad Ring; F Steven Lenhart
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