This is the first clash of the year between two Eastern Conference heavyweights looking to improve their post-season prospects
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DC United set to face Philadelphia Union on Friday in MLS action. Union are second in the Eastern Conference, while DC United are 13th.
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These teams last met in August, with DC United winning 3-1.
Before the match, TARGET has details on how to watch on TV, online streaming, team news and more.
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News & team rosters
Philadelphia goes into this game with 30 points this season. The team has won seven of its 18 games, but the real advantage has come from the draw, having had nine of them this season, the most in MLS.
In its last game, Philadelphia drew with Columbus 0-0. Union was dominant in terms of possession and shooting, having only 35% of the game and making four shots, just a quarter of what Columbus did.
In this season, Dániel Gazdag leads the team with seven goals.
Philadelphia starting XI predictions: Findlay, Elliott, Glesnes, Wagner, Flach, Bedoya, Mbaizo, Gazdag, Donovan, Burke; Blake
DC United go into this game after a draw win on Monday, with the team beating Orlando City 5-3. Taxiarchis Fountas scored three goals in the game, including a pair in the first 10 minutes. Kimarni Smith and Nigel Robertha also scored.
Despite the win, DC United are still mired in the table, with 17 points tying it with Chicago for the fewest points in the Eastern Conference.
Unsurprisingly after his hat-trick, Fountas lead the team in goals scored this season with nine goals.
DC United starting XI predictions: Guediri, Hines-Ike, Birnbaum, Pines, Gressel, Durkin, Skundrich, Estrada, Fountas, Kamara; father