The Philadelphia Union were able to take seven points from three group stage matches in the MLS is Back Tournament. They did this all while not playing their best soccer. Two wins and a draw in their last three matches is a great haul, but there is still a major question looming over this club. […]Read more "Can Philadelphia Union play to their potential in Win-or-go-home match v.s. New England Revolution?"
Group F looked to be the group of death when the teams were drawn into it. The likes of Portland and LAFC coupled with the scrappy Houston and LA Galaxy sides made this group very intriguing. Who made it out of the group and who will be going home? Portland Timbers: 7 Points Portland was […]Read more "Reviewing Group F of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Group D showed four teams who were competitive with one-another. In the end this team produced three teams to make it to the knockout rounds of the MLS is Back Tournament. Who are those three teams, and who missed their chance to advance? Sporting Kansas City: 6 Points Sporting Kansas City ended up winning Group […]Read more "Reviewing Group D of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Group B was one of the more interesting groups in the MLS is Back Tournament. Changes were made that saw eastern conference team Chicago Fire FC added to to the western conference group. After all of the shuffling, Seattle and San Jose had played a match, while Chicago and Vancouver had not. This meant that […]Read more "Reviewing Group B of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Group E had some top talent from the eastern conference. While the anticipation ramped up and the matches were played it was clear some teams were ready for this competition and others were not. Who made it out of the group and who are on their way home? Columbus Crew SC: 9 Points Columbus Crew […]Read more "Reviewing Group E of the MLS is Back Tournament"
The teams is Group C were all competitive and all had a chance to stake their case to win the group. DC United, Montreal Impact, New England Revolution and Toronto FC fought it out to make it to the knockout rounds of the MLS is Back Tournament, but who secured the top two spots and […]Read more "Reviewing Group C of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Wonderkid – a young player who has elite potential and is already playing at a level way higher than you’d expect of someone their age. Philadelphia sports is filled with bright talents, but just how exciting does the future look? I decided to rank the top-10 wonderkids playing in the City right now, but since […]Read more "Ranking the top 10 wonderkids in Philadelphia sports"
The teams in Group A was the first to finish the Group Stage of the MLS is Back Tournament. Who were the teams that took advantage of this tournament’s unique format taking regular-season points and securing a place in the knockout rounds? Orlando: 7 Points The Lions took seven points from their three Group Stage […]Read more "Reviewing Group A of the MLS is Back Tournament"
The Union sealed their advancement to the knockout stage of MLS is back last week, but with Group A honors, regular season points, and a better seeding on the line, a clash with Orlando City was always going to be a fiery encounter. The match didn’t disappoint, with both sides giving it everything they had […]Read more "Grades & analysis: Union maintain unbeaten streak in tie with Orlando City SC"
The Philadelphia Union are back in action tonight, facing off against Orlando City SC. The two powerhouses of Group A will clash to decide who will get the better seeding for the knockout stage. This game is far from unimportant for both sides, with regular season points also being up for grabs. As far as […]Read more "PREVIEW: Do Union have enough steam to get past Orlando?"