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Saturday Afternoon Union Freekicks: Doneso'd By Danso

PORTLAND, OR - MAY 06:  Mamadou Danso #98 of the Portland Timbers dribbles the ball against the Philadelphia Union  on May 6, 2011 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
PORTLAND, OR - MAY 06: Mamadou Danso #98 of the Portland Timbers dribbles the ball against the Philadelphia Union on May 6, 2011 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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The Philly Soccer Page » Match report: Timbers 1-0 Union
How thin the line between success and failure.

Union @ Timbers 1st Half commentary « Unholy Union – The fan blog for Phi. Union

Pregame has started, and suprise! It’s raining in Portland.  Reasons why I’ll never move south or to the west.  The pregame has us listed as a 4-3-3, let’s hope this is not the case as we are terrible with it.

Union @ Timbers 2nd half commentary « Unholy Union – The fan blog for Phi. Union

Apparently possession was 52% (I think that’s what I saw) in favor of Portland… we had almost half possession? I don’t think so..

Portland beats Union on Danso goal | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/07/2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - It's been hard for almost any visiting team to get a good result at the Portland Timbers' cozy Jeld-Wen Field in this Major League Soccer season.

Nowak rues missed opportunities in Union loss | The Goalkeeper | 05/07/2011

The Union had plenty of chances to get at least one goal against the youthful Timbers; they also got lucky on a few occasions that they didn't give up more.

Makeshift Philadelphia Defense Gives Strong Effort in Loss | Philadelphia Union

Through six games, the defensive foursome of Danny Califf, Carlos Valdés, Jordan Harvey and Sheanon Williams had been both steady and impenetrable...

Recap: Shorthanded Union Fall 1-0 on the Road to Timbers | Philadelphia Union

Portland, OR (May 6, 2011) – On a rainy Friday night in Portland, a shorthanded Philadelphia Union fell 1-0 to the Timbers at JELD-WEN Field.

Union Offense Continues to Struggle in Portland | Philadelphia Union

The Union won’t panic. It's not in their DNA.But there has to be a minor cause for concern with the offense following Friday’s 1-0 loss...