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Carranza scores a brace as Union defeats CF Montréal 3-0

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Chester, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union defeated CF Montréal on Saturday night. The Union won 3-0 over their Canadian visitors at Subaru Park.

The Union has not been defeated in the past two months. Their last loss came against FC Cincinnati on April 8th.

Philadelphia Union forward Julián Carranza points to the crowd after scoring a goal against CF Montréal
Julián Carranza points to the crowd after scoring a goal against CF Montréal (Photo by the Philadelphia Union)

With the win, the Union improved to 9-2-4 on the season. The loss dropped CF Montréal to 6-1-9 overall.

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The two teams have split their season series thus far. Earlier this season, CF Montréal won 3-2 over the Union at Stade Olympique Stadium in Montréal, Canada.

This was their final meeting of the season.

The Union has 30 points on the season. At the time of publication, they were in second place in the Eastern Conference behind FC Cincinnati.

FC Cincinnati leads the Eastern Conference with 39 points.

Nashville SC may surpass the Union at the end of the night. They are currently playing against FC Dallas.

Nashville SC has 29 points.

CF Montréal did not pick up a point with the loss. They remained in 10th place with their 19th points.

The team has dropped three of their last five games. This was their second 3-0 loss during this time frame, as they also were defeated 3-0 against FC Cincinnati on May 17th.

Julián Carranza had a brace in the game. He had two of the Union’s three goals.

He picked up his first goal of the game in the 12th minute. Carranza then scored again in the 61st goal.

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The second goal was deflected off the back of a Montréal player into the back of the net.

Carranza has scored five goals in his last four games dating back to May 20th.

Mikael Uhre scored the Union’s other goal. He scored in the 36th minute.

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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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