The Philadelphia Union advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals

The Philadelphia Union advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals

Chester, Pa. (AP) – Leon Flach scored his first goal of the season in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Thursday night, and top-seeded Philadelphia Union beat fifth-seeded Cincinnati 1-0.

Philadelphia, undefeated at Subaru Park this year (13-0-5), will face the winner of Sunday’s New York City FC-Montreal game in the conference finals.

Fletch scored in the 59th minute. Michael O’Hare beat two defenders to a loose ball in front of the net and sent it to the penalty spot for Flach.A touch finish.

Philadelphia goalkeeper Andre Black recorded his 16th clean sheet of the season. Blake made five saves, including a diving stopBrandon Vazquez was knocked out in the 83rd round.

Cincinnati, coming off a win over the New York Red Bulls, was looking to become the third expansion team in MLS history to advance through the first two rounds of the season.

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