Union fall flat in most important stretch of 2017, can they bounce back vs Dallas?

The Philadelphia Union have been a stereotypical Philadelphia team throughout their short seven years of existence. Two playoff appearances in their seven years; the rest of the time the Union have been outsiders looking in. In the rollercoaster ride that has been 2017, the Union entered a crucial stretch in need of points. July presented […]

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Gold Cup Final: Can USA’s unstoppable force beat Jamaica’s immovable object?

The final of the Gold Cup is set! USA beat Costa Rica 2-0 in dominating fashion. Jamaica stunned Mexico, beating them 1-0. These teams have taken very different positions in this tournament. USA has tried to dominate matches, using possession and passing to break down opponents. Jamaica has sat back, and defended to create counter […]

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Philadelphia Union look to re-establish attack in second game vs Columbus

The Union dropped their second straight game, losing to Columbus 1-0 last Saturday. The two away matches agaisnt eastern conference opponents contained much-needed points for Union playoff hopes. Getting zero points out of a possible six makes things much more difficult for the Union moving forward. The problem with Philly lies where it has all […]

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Selfishness and bickering led to Union’s loss at Montreal, can they turn it around in Columbus?

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 […]

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Gold Cup preview: Quarterfinals are set, who will advance?

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 […]

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