Philadelphia Union sit third in the Eastern Conference and are just one point behind their opponents here. Union are unbeaten in five but have drawn a remarkable seven of their last nine league fixtures.
A key feature of games for the hosts is a lack of goals with each of their last five and seven of their last nine going under 2.5 goals. Daniel Gazdag is their main goalscorer this season with seven and four in his last nine in all competitions which includes a strike against England.
New York City are top of the Eastern Conference with seven victories and two draws from their last nine. On the road, they struggle a bit more winning just two of their five matches played this campaign.
Like their opponents here the Big Apple side tend to be involved in low-scoring encounters with each of their last six going under 2.5 goals. Their main source of goals is Valentin Castellanos who has seven for the season and seven in the last nine.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City: Match Stats
The two best defences in MLS do battle here with both teams having just shipped an impressive 11 goals each. The last six for the visitors and the last five for the hosts have gone under 2.5 goals. Backing this game to be under looks the way to play this.
In addition, try a little interest on Daniel Hazdag to net at any point during this fixture. The Hungarian is full of confidence having seven goals for the season and four in his last nine in all competitions. He just looks too much value at 10/3 to get on the score sheet in this one.
Philadelphia Union vs New York City: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Philadelphia Union 1-1 New York City
Philadelphia Union vs New York City : Head to Head
19 March 2022- New York City 0-2 Philadelphia Union- MLS
5 December 2021- Philadelphia Union 1-2 New York City- MLS
7 November 2021- New York City 1-1 Philadelphia Union- MLS
19 August 2021- Philadelphia Union 1-0 New York City- MLS
2 May 2021- Philadelphia Union 0-2 New York City- MLS
It has been advantage Philadelphia Union in recent meetings between the pair losing just one of the last four and winning the reverse fixture 2-0. Alejandro Bedoya enjoys meeting NYC with three in his last six against them.