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"
Borek Dockal had a slow and rocky start to the beginning of his Union career. The creative Czech number ten was lauded for his ability to create offense before the season started. But when he first took the pitch for the Union he looked like a straight up bust. After gradually showing his qualities, Dockal […]Read more "Is Borek Dockal becoming the next Philadelphia Union great?"
Philadelphia Union dominated Vancouver Whitecaps for 90+ minutes on their way to an important home win. A brace from Dockal and two other late goals sealed the W for Philadelphia during Le Toux’s special night.Read more "During Le Toux’s special night, Union crush Vancouver 4-0; earn crucial three points"
Thursday afternoon’s midweek press conference with Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin revealed little about Sporting Director Earnie Stewart’s ongoing negotiations with the USSF. However, Curtin revealed how his team have prepared for a crucial rivalry match against New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Plus, two Union midfielders have become good friends on and off the pitch. Read more.Read more "“Philly vs. New York is a real thing.” Jim Curtin and Union focused on Red Bulls despite Earnie Stewart, USSF talks"
Philadelphia Union traveled north of the border to take on Toronto FC Friday night but failed to come away with a result of note. They lost 3-0 after failing to score a goal for the fifth time in eight matches to start the 2018 campaign. Head coach Jim Curtin continues to struggle finding ways to make his offense more dynamic in the attacking third while his young backline is repeatedly exposed as a result. Here are three takeaways from last night’s loss.Read more "Philadelphia Union 0 – Toronto FC 3: Three takeaways from the latest road loss"
Simply put Yes. The Philadelphia Union have undergone a roster overhaul of sorts. This overhaul has everyone thinking, have the Union improved enough? The answer is, yes! Let me explain my reasoning before you immediately object. Roster is younger and quicker In 2017, the Union featured a few speedsters on their roster but overall as […]Read more "As the 2018 MLS season opener looms large this week, have the Union improved enough?"
The Union took a loss in game three of the Suncoast invitational, falling 2-1 to the Tampa Bay Rowdies. This match was an exercise used to weed out who the bench players would be for the start of the season. The starters are pretty much determined. It was quite clear of that by the starting […]Read more "Preseason Match Recap: Philadelphia Union 1 – 2 Tampa Bay Rowdies In game three of the Suncoast invitational"
Why is it that the Union have failed to fill their most important open roster spot? The attacking midfielder is the most important piece in making an attack click. The Union’s formation is built around the position being filled by a playmaker. The right playmaker seems to be something the Union can’t find, or can’t […]Read more "Will they or won’t they: the Union’s problem of finding/signing a #10"