Philadelphia Union thrashes Orlando City in season finale

Just like Orlando City’s playoff aspiration ended earlier than expected, so did Sunday’s season finale against the Philadelphia Union. 

Four first-half goals from the Union ensured a 6-1 victory over the Lions at Talen Energy Stadium.

two goals each from Ilsinho, Fabrice-Jean Picault and CJ Sapong led the way as the Union finished the 2017 season a record of 11-14-9 to sit in eighth place in the Eastern Conference table with 42 points.

Orlando City finished the 2017 season 10-15-9 with 39 points, 10th in the Eastern Conference table.

Scoring Summary: 

3′ – Ilsinho (Philadelphia)
6′ – Picault (Philadelphia)
26′ – Sapong (Philadelphia)
38′ – Picault (Philadelphia)
63′ – Ilsinho (Philadelphia)
72′ – Dwyer (Orlando)
74′ – Sapong (Philadelphia)

Here’s how the Lions lined up: 

Orlando City XI: Edwards Jr; PC, Pereira, Hines, Sutter; Powers, Laryea, Yotun (c); Barnes, Rivas, Dwyer.

Orlando City bench: Fenlason; Redding, Toia, Da Silva, Carrasco, Barry, Nocerino.


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