Major League Soccer Week 26: What We Learned - SBNation.com
Then you had results like New York tying an expansion club at home, the Philadelphia Union extending their unless run against an expansion team at home and the San Jose Earthquakes snapping their long winless streak thanks to last year's Golden Boot winner Chris Wondolowski.
The Philly Soccer Page " Analysis and player ratings: Union 0-0 Timbers
One of the major frustrations this season has been the instability in the starting line up. Lately, a lot of the comments on the PSP addressing how it sometimes takes until the second half for Nowak to put out a line up that many would like to see as the starting XI. Against Portland, the starting line up was one most of us would put out every week.
Perhaps it was the bright lights or the big stage, but even in the win, the women’s soccer team came out flat at PPL Park Friday night.
Now is not the time to be doing sit ups.
The Philadelphia Union have followed a similar path. Leading the East for much of the summer, Peter Nowak’s men have tumbled to third—just two points clear of the 10th-and-final playoff spot—thanks to an eight game winless skid since July.
FOR THE UNION, acquiring three points is becoming more elusive than finding the Yeti.