CHESTER, PA - APRIL 30: Sebastien Le Toux #9 of the Philadelphia Union celebrates scoring a goal on a penalty kick during the second half against the San Jose Earthquakes at PPL Park on April 30, 2011 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
The Philly Soccer Page " Match Report: Union 1-0 Earthquakes
After a tight and fairly chance-less forty minutes, referee Mark Geiger made sure that the critics of MLS refereeing have all the video evidence they need to strengthen their case. Sebastien Le Toux’s 76th minute penalty kick winner was the icing on the cake for a team that continued to take the game to San Jose after losing Jordan Harvey to a straight red card.
Some piss-poor officiating almost ruined this one for the U. Fortunately, piss-poor officiating also saved it for us. DOOP.
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In a match that will have fans of both sides questioning the decisions of referee Mark Geiger, a 10-man Philadelphia Union took advantage of a late penalty to defeat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 at PPL Park in Chester, Penn., before a near sell-out crowd of 18,279. Union supporters will be wondering if Jordan Harvey really deserved his 41st minute red card while the Earthquakes will ask how a cross blocked over the end line by a man less than a yard away resulted in a penalty kick.
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The Earthquakes remain in last place in the MLS's Western Conference after a hand ball inside the goal crease by Jason Hernandez set up the short-handed Philadelphia Union for the game-winning penalty kick in a 1-0...
Philadelphia Union overcomes playing most of match a man down because of a red card when handball call leads to Sebastien Le Touxs goal in 77th minute.
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Sebastien Le Toux scored on a penalty kick in the 76th minute Saturday and the Philadelphia Union hung on for a 1-0 decision over San Jose.