1. Philadelphia Union has yet to win a game this season.
2. In their past five all-time meetings, NYCFC has won twice, lost twice, and drew once against Philadelphia Union.
3. NYCFC has won seven of their last 15 regular season matches.
4. David Villa has scored twice against the Union, one at home and one away.
5. NYCFC are going in search of their first win on the road this season.
6. Philadelphia Union has conceded nine goals in their last five MLS matches this season while NYCFC has conceded five.
7. In the last five MLS matches this season, both David Villa and Philadelphia's C.J. Sapong have scored three times.
8. Tommy McNamara scored his first goal for NYCFC against the Union in 2015 in the club's first-ever road victory.
9. Last year, NYCFC's three DP's David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, and Frank Lampard each scored a goal for a 3-2 win over the Union.