Philadelphia Union did a great job to shut out New York City in their last match and they will now remain at home for their next assignment. They will now play host to Montreal on Saturday, who are coming off a blank draw on the road against Cincinnati and have been rather unstable lately.
Philadelphia Union (8-5-7) scored the only goal of their home match against New York City and managed to win all 3 points from that match. Prior to that they lost to Club America by 2-0 on the road in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals and they have now won just 2 of their last 7 matches in all competitions (2-3-2). Philadelphia are sitting at the 4th spot of the Eastern Conference with 31 points, scoring 26 goals and conceding 19 in the process. They have been really solid at home so far (6-2-2), scoring 14 and conceding 7 goals in the process. Moreover, they are unbeaten in their last 9 home matches, winning 6.
Montreal (7-7-6) did not have a single shot on target in their away match against Cincinnati but still managed to escape with a point from that goal-less draw. They have been in really bad shape lately, winning just 1 of their last 7 (1-4-2), keeping just 1 clean sheet in that span. Montreal are sitting at the 7th spot of the Eastern Conference with 27 points, scoring 26 and conceding 25 goals in the process. They have been mediocre at best on the road (2-6-3), scoring 9 and conceding 13 goals in the process. They have kept just 3 clean sheets on the road so far, grabbing 7 points.