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The Union’s defensive prowess this season has been nothing short of astounding, allowing only 3 goals in 7 games. The fact that each of those goals has come off of a header would be of little more than a moderate cause for concern if the offense was proving as capable of putting goals in as the defense is in keeping them out. With only 5 goals in 7 games—and never more than 1 goal in a game so far—the story of the season has been if the Union can score a goal they win or tie (damn header!).
The Philly Soccer Page " Analysis and player ratings: Timbers 1-0 Union
4-4-2. 4-3-3. 4-2-2-2. Much like a great set of instruments is only as good as the band, soccer tactics are only as good as the players on the field.
After being rained out three weeks ago, the Independence finally got their home opener and made it count in a 2-0 victory over the Boston Breakers on Sunday night. In a rematch of last season’s WPS semi-final, the Independence were in the driver’s seat from the opening whistle. Tasha Kai was involved from the start, driving at the Boston back line and was unlucky not to open the scoring on 17 minutes when she was put clean through on goal down the left side. Only a good save from Boston keeper Alyssa Neaher kept the score level.
Welcome to this week's Designated Player Roundup, taking a look at how the league's 15 DPs fared over the past week of MLS play. For some background on each of these fellows, check out the first edition of DP Roundup.
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Chester Pa. (May 9, 2011) – Philadelphia Union Team Manager Peter Nowak will travel to Poland this week to play in a renowned charity event, "Matc...
Now that he’s a member of the Philadelphia Union, however, the Guatemalan striker isn’t as impressed with the team that gave him his first MLS opportunity, especially when it comes to this year’s version of the club.