Philadelphia Union host New York City FC in the third round of the new 2021 MLS season today, May 1, 2021, at 7:30 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch or live stream the game.
This will be their 14th MLS meeting. New York City FC are the absolute favorites in head-to-head games, winning a total of eight matches so far; Philadelphia Union have celebrated a victory on four occasions, and the remaining match has ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on July 9, 2020, and it ended in a 1-0 victory for the Union. It promises to be a more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the 2021 MLS campaign.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC: Match Information
Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM (ET)
Location: Subaru Park, Chester
Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC: Times by State in the US
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC: Storylines
Philadelphia Union have a draw against Columbus Crew and a loss to Inter Miami in the first two league games they have played. Meanwhile, in the opening two MLS fixtures, New York City FC have managed a defeat to DC United, and a triumph over Cincinnati.
The Union currently sit in 10th place on the Eastern Conference table with only one point in two games. On the other hand, the Pigeons are placed six positions above them, in second place with three points in two matches so far.
These opponents have a six-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to April 11, 2015, and it ended in a 2-1 win for the Philadelphia side. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to go home with a win in Round 3.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC in the U.S.
The 2021 MLS Round 3 game between Philadelphia Union and New York City FC, to be played today, at the Subaru Park in Chester, will be broadcasted on Philadelphiaunion.com, YES Network, WPHL-TV PHL17, ESPN+ in the United States.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of the Philadelphia Union. They are the slight favorites to claim their first win this season, thus FanDuel have given them +130 odds. The away side New York City FC, meanwhile, have +175 odds to cause an upset, while a tie would result in a +240 payout.
|New York City FC||+175|
* Odds via FanDuel