The Philadelphia Union and Monterrey will face off in the CONCACAF Leagues Cup Third-Place Match on Saturday, August 19th at Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. Both teams are looking to finish their Leagues Cup campaigns on a high note and earn a berth to the 2024 CONCACAF Champions Cup.
The Union are the defending MLS Supporters' Shield champions and have been one of the best teams in MLS this season. They finished top of their group in the Leagues Cup, but were defeated by Inter Miami CF in the semifinals. Monterrey are the reigning Liga MX champions and have also been strong in the Leagues Cup, finishing second in their group and defeating Nashville SC in the quarterfinals.
This is sure to be a close and exciting match between two evenly matched teams. The Union will be looking to get revenge for their loss to Inter Miami, while Monterrey will be looking to win their first Leagues Cup title.
Here are some of the key players to watch in the match:
- For the Union, Alejandro Bedoya and Julián Carranza will be key players in attack. Bedoya is a veteran midfielder who has a lot of experience in big games, while Carranza is a young striker who has been in good form this season.
- For Monterrey, Rogelio Funes Mori and Vincent Janssen are the two main goal threats. Funes Mori is a prolific goalscorer who has won the Golden Boot in Liga MX, while Janssen is a Dutch international who has experience playing in Europe.
The match is expected to be a physical one, with both teams looking to win at all costs. The Union will have the home advantage, but Monterrey are the defending champions and will be confident of winning.
How to Watch:
The match will be broadcast live on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions around the world. In addition, TelevisaUnivision, FOX Sports, TSN and RDS will be the linear broadcast home for select Leagues Cup matches.
- CONCACAF Leagues Cup
- Philadelphia Union
- Third-Place Match
- How to Watch
- Alejandro Bedoya
- Julián Carranza
- Rogelio Funes Mori
- Vincent Janssen
- MLS Season Pass
- Apple TV app
- FOX Sports