Kai Wagner returned, Andrew Wooten made his first start with the club, and a pair of defensive-mind changes allowed Aurilien Colin and Warren Creavalle a chance in the starting XI as Philadelphia Union traveled south and earned a massively important win and three points in DC. Much had been made in the days leading up […]Read more "Tactical changes help Union dominate DC to remain in first place"
The Philadelphia Union will play five matches during the month of August and two of them are against bitter rivals DC United. Sunday night’s match-up is destined to be a physical affair and will provide a playoff preview as both teams sit atop the Eastern Conference table (PHI 1st – 39 pts // DC T-2nd […]Read more "Rivalry Night: Union hope to bounce back at DC United on Sunday"
The 19-year-old Homegrown midfielder from Newark, DE clinched a victory for Philadelphia Union last Saturday with an insurance goal in the 65th minute. Fontana, sitting behind veteran midfielders Marco Fabian and Alejandro Bedoya in the depth-chart, spoke with PSN about making the most of his playing time and what’s he been able to do to […]Read more "Union youngster Anthony Fontana opens up on what’s fueled his recent success"
Philadelphia Union face an interest bye this weekend as MLS favors teams in CONCACAF Champions League. The matchup originally slated to be Seattle is schedule for mid-September. Good for MLS in international competition, but bad for the Union.Read more "MLS caters to CONCACAF Champions League teams leaving Philadelphia Union on short end of stick"
The 2018 MLS season is upon us! For the Philadelphia Union, the first match can’t come soon enough. After an off-season of unrest for the club and the fans a new Union team is going to take the field Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium. Here’s Philly Sports Network’s MLS Matchday 1 preview of the Philadelphia […]Read more "MLS Matchday 1 Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution"
Philly come off of a huge 3-0 win and face a team who have yet to lose at home this season. Kansas City is 6-0-3 at home this season. The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak. Both teams are belittled with absences due to the Gold Cup. The Union are without Alejandro Bedoya and Andre […]Read more "The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak"
The east has been the better of the two conferences this season. The gap from first to fourth is five points; the gap from sixth to eleventh is six points. The Union currently sit in tenth place, and could easily fall behind the rest of the east by not getting good results. The Union face […]Read more "To keep up in superior east, the Union need a win against Red Bulls"
The Union play in Utah looking for their fifth straight win. Their opponent Real Salt Lake are slumping. RSL have lost three of their last four games, and have been a very inconsistent side in 2017. Salt Lake has only won twice at home this season, losing three times and drawing once. Philly goes to […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look for fifth straight win at Salt Lake"
Union face off against struggling Colorado Rapids. The emphasis is on completing the two win week. So how can the Union do this? They can do this by feeding off their momentum; keep possession to create chances and keep up the stellar team defense. These may seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning and looking into. […]Read more "Here come the Union part 2: completing the two win week"
The Union didn’t just lose last week, they blew a 3-0 home lead. Their 3-3 draw against Montreal has the fans fuming, and the coaches searching for answers. While the offense did create/take advantage of great oppertunities, the weight of the eight month winless streak ways heavy on this team. Certain players showed fight, and […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look to end their struggles against struggling LA Galaxy"