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Union, D.C. United have draw in first 2023 meeting

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Chester, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union and D.C. United have played to a draw. It was a scoreless draw 0-0 on Wednesday night at Subaru Park.

This is the seventh draw all-time between the two teams. The Union leads the all-time series 19-7-11.

Jakob Glesnes plays the ball against D.C. United (Photo by the Philadelphia Union)

Philadelphia had won the last two games in the series. They also outscored D.C. United 13-0 in the two games.

On August 20th, 2022, the Union won 6-0. In July 2022, the Union won 7-0 at Subaru Park.

D.C. United has not won in the series since August 28th, 2021, as they won 3-1 over the Union.

D.C United (4-4-5, 16 points) has had a draw in back-to-back games. They also had a 1-1 draw against Columbus Crew on May 13th.

With 16 points, D. C. United is tied with New York City and Orlando City. However, in the standings, it is D.C. United is in eighth place, while NYCFC is in ninth and Orlando City is in 10th place.

The Union (5-3-4, 18 points) had their two-game win streak snapped with the draw. The team defeated the New York Red Bulls and the Colorado Rapids after failing to LAFC in the Concacaf Champions League semifinal second leg in Los Angeles, California.

The Union has the same 5-3-4 record as the Crew. However, at the time of publication, the MLS standings have the Crew in fifth place while the Chester-based team is in sixth place.

This was the second 0-0 draw from the Union this season. The team also had a 0-0 draw with Sporting Kansas City on April 1st.

The Union will attempt to get back on track on Saturday against the New England Revolution. The D.C. United hosts the struggling Los Angeles Galaxy at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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