The Union did it! They won their first piece of silverware! Philadelphia won the 2020 Supporters Shield the trophy given to the best team throughout the MLS regular season.
In European soccer leagues, this would be considered a championship; in MLS, this is one of the three major trophies up for grabs every season. Some would consider the shield the hardest trophy to win as you have to be the best team throughout an entire season. The Union are the best team in MLS, and as they gear up for an MLS Cup Playoff run that starts at the end of this month, it’s only right to relive the historic 2020 MLS Decision Day!
Here’s a look back at the amazing day that brought the Union their first-ever trophy, forever solidifying this team as one of the best ever in MLS:
Since Twitter/WordPress no longer allows full moments to be embedded, check out the full moment here:
Be sure to come back to PSN for more on this historic victory, and keep your eyes out for a new Doop by the River Podcast going over the win later this week!
Be sure to come back to Philly Sports Network for more Philadelphia Union, Union II, and other soccer content!
Follow our Union team on Twitter:
Tim Lovenguth | Jeff Green | El Parcero Philly
David Bruce | Liam Jenkins | Justin Friedberg
Peace out Union fans!
Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire