The Philadelphia Union (6-10-2) host the New England Revolution (6-9-5) at PPL Park on Sunday.
The Union are three points behind New England in the standings but have two games in hand over the eighth place club in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia is 2-0-2 all-time against the Revolution (0-0-2 at PPL Park). The Union have experienced a turnaround after interim head coach John Hackworth took over and have won three of their last four matches. New England has just one win in their last four outings.
Gabriel Gomez and Lionard Pajoy lead Philadelphia with five goals. Gomez has been the more efficient goal scorer of the two with goals coming on 29.4% of his shots. Jack McInerney has also given the Union a lift with five points (3 goals, 2 assists) in his last five matches. Saer Sene leads New England with eight goals. Chris Tierney leads the team with four assists. New England will be missing Designated Player Jerry Bengtson. He scored Honduras' lone goal in a 1-0 win which knocked Spain out of the 2012 Olympic soccer tournament on Sunday.
Game Time: 7 p.m.
Venue: PPL Park
TV: NBC Sports Network
Season Series: First Meeting