CJ Sapong scored his fourth goal of the season while Fafa Picault netted his sixth goal on the year as Philadelphia Union earned a 2-0 clean sheet victory at DC United Wednesday night. The win makes it five straight for Philadelphia. They now have 39 points on the year and sit comfortably in fifth place, just one point behind Columbus Crew SC.Read more "Philadelphia Union make it five straight wins as they blank DC United 2-0 in their first trip to Audi Field"
Philadelphia Union blanked New England Revolution on their way to a crucial 1-0 home win Saturday night. The win extended the club’s winning streak to four straight. Below is a transcription of Union head coach Jim Curtn’s post-match press conference. Curtin was quick to mention the sloppiness of the match, but still remained positive as his team now have two road matches against Eastern Conference opponents this week.Read more "Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin’s post-match press conference: full transcript from Saturday night"
Cory Burke netted his seventh goal of the season as Philadelphia Union toppled New England Revolution for the third time this season with a 1-0 win. The win now puts Philadelphia seven points clear of the playoff line as they complete the season series sweep vs New England. Philadelphia have lost just once in August and have now strung four straight wins together.Read more "Philadelphia Union earn fourth straight victory after toppling Revolution 1-0"
Below is a full transcript of the post-match press conference from Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin following his team’s monumental 2-0 win against New York City FC Saturday night. Here’s Philly Sports Networks first installment of Coaches Corner. Opening statement… “First and foremost, thank you to the fans tonight. I thought that the atmosphere […]Read more "Coaches Corner: Head coach Jim Curtin pleased with team’s effort against one of league’s top clubs"
The Philadelphia Union cruised past NYCFC 2-0 Saturday night on their way to the biggest victory of the 2018 season to date.Read more "Two assists from Borek Docal on two late goals power Philadelphia Union past NYCFC 2-0"
Jim Curtin and the Philadelphia Union traveled to Houston Wednesday night and left with an important 3-1 victory at BBVA Compass Stadium. After conceding a goal during the first ten minutes, three unanswered goals from Alejandro Bedoya, Cory Burke, and Fafa Picault – along with two assists from Borek Dockal – granted Philadelphia the victory against a 10-man Dynamo squad.Read more "Two assists from Dockal power Philadelphia Union forward during crucial 3-1 road victory"
Philadelphia Union earn a crucial road point at New York Red Bulls Saturday night during a hot and humid matchup at Red Bull Arena in North Jersey. New York fans were ready to roll from the opening kick-off. They, just like Philly fans, know the importance behind the rivalry. A booming chorus of thousands announced […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Philadelphia Union earn a crucial road point at New York Red Bulls"
The Union have won two in a row in dominating fashion. Next up for the Union is their rivals from New York… er, New Jersey. The Red Bulls have been very impressive as of late. The team from New Jersey has moved past Atlanta, after beating them last week, to the number one spot in […]Read more "Philly Sports Network’s Union Crew preview: Will the Union be knocked down a peg by high-flying Red Bulls?"
The Union have had an interesting start to their 2018 campaign. Beating a short-handed New England side, drawing a scary Columbus team, and losing to Colorado out west doesn’t give much of a basis to go off of. However, there are some major parts to the Union’s play that have stood out. These things could […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Road Woes Continue, Snowy Showdown this Weekend"
The Union played high-flying Columbus Crew SC to a nil-nil draw this past weekend. Coming off an odd early season bye, the Union looked to put a stop the Columbus’ early season win streak. Columbus has been an early season surprise, beating Toronto and Montreal. This game showed that the Union’s offense has yet to […]Read more "Philadelphia Union Matchday 2 Recap: Union 0 – 0 Crew SC"