Day six of the MLS is Back Tournament saw the postponed TFC-DC match take place in the early morning and the four teams from Group F (Houston, LAFC, LA Galaxy & Portland) in the evening. All three matches had plenty of action and crazy moments. Toronto FC v.s. DC United These two teams have a […]Read more "Reviewing Day six of the MLS is Back Tournament"
As we countdown the days to the start of the MLS is Back Tournament, Philly Sports Network will preview each of the six groups. Here is a preview of Group C. Matches Each team will play the other three to see who makes it out of Group C to the knockout rounds. The top two […]Read more "Previewing the MLS is Back Tournament: Group C"
It’s been a long four month off season for Philadelphia Union. Sporting Director Ernst Tanner has changed the teams tactics from a possession based team in a 4-2-31 formation, to a high pressing compact team in a 4-4-2 diamond formation. As the Union take on struggling Toronto FC, Tanner’s tactics will be put to the […]Read more "The Philadelphia Union season is here! Tanner’s tactics will be put to the test vs. TFC"
The Philadelphia Union open the season this weekend! They take on a Toronto side that is struggling. Will the Union start the season on the front foot? Match Preview: I can’t recall the last time the starting lineup for the Union was this up-in-the-air just before the season-opener. Jim Curtin’s coaching acumen will be tested […]Read more "Match Preview: Philadelphia Union start MLS campaign vs Toronto FC"
March is right around the corner, you know what that means? It means it’s time for an in-depth look at the Philadelphia Union’s 2019 MLS schedule opponents. Here’s part three of Philly Sports Network seven part series! May 2019 In part three of our in-depth look at the Union’s 2019 MLS campaign we take a […]Read more "An in depth look at the Philadelphia Union’s 2019 MLS opponents, Part 3"
March is right around the corner, you know what that means? It means it’s time for an in-depth look at the Philadelphia Union’s 2019 MLS schedule opponents. Here’s part one of Philly Sports Network seven part series! March 2019: In part one of our in-depth look at the Union’s 2019 MLS campaign we take a […]Read more "An in-depth look at the Philadelphia Union’s 2019 MLS opponents, Part 1"
Friday night’s matchup at Talen Energy Stadium against Toronto FC presented Philadelphia Union with a golden opportunity to beat a struggling team ahead of a much-needed international break. Instead, Philadelphia came out flat, never caught up to the pace of the game, and lost 2-0. FIRST HALF Too much space and too much time will […]Read more "Philadelphia Union fails to crack Toronto’s code once more, lose 2-0 at home"
The Union are set to take on reigning MLS Cup champions Toronto FC Friday night. Not too long ago this Union team lost 3-0 in Toronto’s building and we were wondering if this season was going down the drain. Now Philadelphia is knocking on the door of the playoffs in their last game before MLS’ […]Read more "Philly Sports Network Union Crew Preview: Can the Union beat TFC with two of their best suspended?"
In the next three weeks the Union play five games. Four are against eastern conference opponents in MLS play. The other match is their first match in the US Open Cup. Their fourth round match against USL’s Richmond Kickers. All these matches precede The World Cup week break. Depending on the results of these five matches, […]Read more "The next five games are crucial for Philadelphia Union’s 2018 hopes"
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"