The Semi-finals of the Gold Cup are set. USA takes on Costa Rica, and Mexico take on Jamaica. One is a matchup of two teams still competing for Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying, the other is a rematch of the 2015 final. Each team left standing has looked good and bad. Now is the time […]Read more "And then there were four: Gold Cup Semi-Final preview"
This past Wednesday night, the Union traveled north of the border in search of points agaisnt a Montreal team that was decimated by injuries and Gold Cup absences. Philly fielded a strong lineup missing only three starters, and executed a pressing style of defense early. Fafa Picault turned Montreal over inside their own box. Ilsinho […]Read more "Selfishness and bickering led to Union’s loss at Montreal, can they turn it around in Columbus?"
The quarterfinals are set. Over the next two days the last eight teams will battle it out. Who’ll advance and who’ll be sent home? Gold Cup preview: quarterfinals. #GoldCup2017 Quarterfinals: Which teams will advance to semifinals? pic.twitter.com/OTza7MMSMb — CONCACAF (@CONCACAF) July 19, 2017 Costa Rica vs Panama This match will be very CONCACAF. Costa Rica should […]Read more "Gold Cup preview: Quarterfinals are set, who will advance?"
The Union enter their second half of the season with the hardest strength of schedule. The second half of the season kicks off with three games in Eight days for Philly. The Union started to pick up momentum heading into their week off. Will they be able to pick up where they left off? The […]Read more "Three games in Eight days, Can Union’s momentum continue at Montreal?"
Gold Cup Review: Group stage result/scenarios. Group A is all wrapped up; groups B and C will be played out in the next two days. Here’s a look at what went down in group A, and what can happen in groups B and C. Group A Results: 👀 Costa Rica, Canada and Honduras all advance […]Read more "Gold Cup Review: Group stage result/scenarios"
The Union are back in action tonight, but this is a less than competitive match. They meet English Premier League (EPL) side Swansea City. This match is an opportunity for players to get a run through against a lower-tier EPL side in their preseason. Jim Curtin said fans could see a lot of player rotation […]Read more "Who could feature in the Union’s friendly vs Swansea?"
The Gold Cup is in full swing, and is the midst of the second games of the group stage. Here’s a look at how all the teams are doing. Gold Cup Review: Canada draw Costa Rica, USA needs a W to top the group, & Mexico take on Jamaica. Group A: Position Team Played W D […]Read more "Gold Cup Review: Canada draw Costa Rica, USA needs a W to top the group, & Mexico take on Jamaica"
The Gold Cup kicked off last night, but the tournament starts today for the United States. This tournament is a unique one. Being a year before the World Cup, this tournament is a time to experiment with players who could help the US a year from now. USA look to develop next wave at Gold […]Read more "USA look to develop the next wave at Gold Cup"
Philly come off of a huge 3-0 win and face a team who have yet to lose at home this season. Kansas City is 6-0-3 at home this season. The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak. Both teams are belittled with absences due to the Gold Cup. The Union are without Alejandro Bedoya and Andre […]Read more "The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak"
As MLS starts back up after the short Gold Cup break, MLS teams are preparing to start the second half of the season on the good foot. Before they do that, let’s take a look back at the last few weeks of the first half of the season. Since there were so many games from […]Read more "This week around MLS, weeks 17, 18 & 19: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"