Union on the road: 3-9-4.
Kansas City at home: 9-3-4.
Previous meetings: The Union won, 4-0, at PPL Park on June 23 in MLS action. On July 11, Kansas City won, 2-0, in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at PPL Park.
Most recent MLS games: The Union lost, 3-1, on Saturday at Houston. Also on Saturday, Kansas City played the host New York Red Bulls to a scoreless draw.
About the Union: Forward Jack McInerney has scored a goal in four straight games, increasing his team-high total to eight. . . . Keeper Zac MacMath is tied for seventh in MLS with a 1.27 goals-against average. . . . The Union are 3-2 in their last five games. . . . The season finale is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at PPL Park against the New York Red Bulls.
About Kansas City: Midfielder Graham Zusi leads MLS with 15 assists. . . . Kansas City leads the Eastern Conference and would clinch the title with a tie or win. . . . Keeper Jimmy Nielsen has played all 33 games and is second in MLS in goals against average (0.79). Nielsen leads MLS with 15 shutouts, one shy of the league record of 16 set by Tony Meola of Kansas City in 2000. . . . Midfielder Roger Espinoza, who has missed two weeks with an ankle injury, returned to practice Monday, but it's not known if he will play against the Union.
- Marc Narducci