Philadelphia Union announced today that forward Sebastien Le Toux has received his Green Card, freeing up an international spot on the club’s roster. Finnish player Toni Stahl, Argentinean Eduardo Coudet, and Colombian Roger Torres are the team’s only players to occupy international spots. The Union’s new signing Juan Diego González Alzate will join the international roster upon receiving his International Transfer Certificate.
Meanwhile, here's how his game turned out:
CLB - Steven Lenhart 3 (Guillermo Barros Schelotto 7) 43'PHI - Sebastien Le Toux 9 (Unassited) 48+CLB - Steven Lenhart 4 (Emilio Renteria) 51'Misconduct Summary:CLB -- Brian Carroll (caution; Reckless Foul) 37PHI -- Fred (caution; Reckless Foul) 42Columbus Crew -- William Hesmer, Danny O'Rourke, Chad Marshall, Andy Iro, Emmanuel Ekpo (Leandre Griffit 83), Shaun Francis, Brian Carroll, Frankie Hejduk, Emilio Renteria (Duncan Oughton 73), Jason Garey (Steven Lenhart 27), Guillermo Barros Schelotto.TOTAL SHOTS: 10; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 12; OFFSIDES: 4; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 2Philadelphia Union -- Chris Seitz, Cristian Arrieta, Danny Califf, Michael Orozco Fiscal, Jordan Harvey, Fred (Andrew Jacobson 77), Eduardo Coudet, Stefani Miglioranzi (Kyle Nakazawa 40), Justin Mapp (Jack McInerney 82), Alejandro Moreno, Sebastien Le Toux.TOTAL SHOTS: 12; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 13; OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 3Referee: Ricardo SalazarReferee's Assistants: Paul Scott; Brian Poeschel4th Official: Abiodun OkulajaTime of Game: 1:53Weather: Cloudy-and-83-degreesAttendance: 18,001
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Pregame: The MLS season picks up again at 5 p.m. this evening with the Columbus Crew visiting Philadelphia. The game will be shown on ESPN2.
Here's a preview from the league:
Columbus Crew at Philadelphia UnionThe Crew saw their two-game winning streak (both by shutout) come to a sudden end in the 3-1 loss to Chivas USA, as an injury to Eddie Gaven after just 13 minutes sent the Crew into a hole from which they could not recover.
Both of Union’s two newest reinforcements saw action against New England. Eduardo Coudet started and played 83 minutes, while Justin Mapp was a second-half substitute.The game concludes a four-game homestand at PPL Park for Philadelphia. Union recorded a win, a draw and a loss in the first three.