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"
The Union have had a very poor last four games. Four straight losses, with a goal difference of -6 from those games give little hope for the Union’s young season. This weekend Montreal comes to town. The Union look to make an impact in the last game of a three-week hame stand. Montreal just got […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look to make an Impact at end of three game home stand"
The Union fell at DC United thanks to a pitiful first half. The Union seem to fall asleep in the first half of games. They have let up four first half goals in their four games played. It’s been difficult for anyone in the attack get going in the first half of games. Because of […]Read more "Union look to right ship durring three game home stand: Part 1 Portland"
The majority of the teams that had off week four were back in action on week five. Check out all the things. This week around MLS, week Five. Toronto 0 Sporting Kansas City 0 Week five started out with a snoozer of a match. Both teams looked hungry for goals, but neither could find any. […]Read more "This week around MLS, week Five: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The Union take on DC United tomorrow. This match is unique; it is not only a rivalry game, it’s also a battle at the bottom of the east. The Union have had a lot of time off. Let’s take a look at what kind of challenge DC will pose, and what the Union are doing […]Read more "A battle at the bottom of the MLS Eastern Conference: Union at DC United preview"
There were three games over last weekend. The small amount of games in week four was the MLS’s way of complying with the international games going on. Really, they should just give everyone off, so we don’t have these weird half weeks. None the less, heres a recap. This week around MLS: week four: New England […]Read more "This week around MLS, week four: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Week three was full of good match ups. Leading into World Cup qualifying players and teams wanted to get a good result before somewhat of a break. Here’s all the action from this week around MLS: week three. NYCFC 1 Montreal 1 NYCFC’s second straight home match started in the same fashion as their first. […]Read more "This week around MLS: Recapping all the games, goals and glory from week three"
The Union lost their first match of 2017 in Orlando 2-1. As I pointed out in the preview for this match, there was a blueprint for success against Orlando. One, put bodies around Cyle Larin to take him out of the game; two, attack Orlando in the pocket of space between their D-mids and back […]Read more "2-1 loss at Orlando shows the Philadelphia Union’s fatal flaws"