The Philadelphia Union open PPL Park, in Chester, PA, for the first time in the 2011 MLS season versus the Vancouver Whitecaps today. Like the Union, the Whitecaps won their opening game of the season. Behind two goals from Eric Hassli, the Whitecaps beat lowly Toronto FC 4-2. In Texas, the Union took down the Houston Dynamo, a preseason dark horse for the playoffs by many, 1-0 , behind a goal from Danny Califf.
Here is what is on the media docket today:
The Philadelphia Union Host The Vancouver Whitecaps In Their 2011 Season Home Opener [Scott Kessler, SBN Philly] My preview for the game for SBN Philly.
Game 2: Vancouver Whitecaps at Philadelphia Union [Jonathan Tannenwald, The Goalkeeper] Philly.com's live chat for the game, hosted by Jonathan Tannenwald.
Game Preview: Union vs Vancouver Whitecaps [Mike Servedio, Philly Soccer Page] PSP's preview for today's game against the Whitecaps.
Ready for Vancouver \ Stache Bash [Union Dues] A look at the game and 'Stache Bash
Game Preview: Union v Vancouver Whitecaps [Woody Chipman, Philadelphia Examiner] The Examiner's preview.