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Rate the U: More disappointment on the road

The Union attack was shut down for the third time this season away from home

MLS: Philadelphia Union at Toronto FC Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Union continued their futility away from home on Friday night with a 3-0 loss at BMO Field to Toronto FC.

In three games away from home this season, the Union have now been outscored 8-0.

It could have been worse — Andre Blake had five saves on the night — but it also could have gone an entirely different way had Alejandro Bedoya converted a header off a corner kick from Haris Medunjanin in the 10th minute. On the play, Toronto FC goalkeeper and Reading United alum Alex Bono got enough of a touch on the ball to knock it off the crossbar and out of harm’s way.

Bedoya would have another chance saved by Bono in the 34th minute, but by then Toronto had already taken a lead. Sound familiar?

The Union would only muster one other shot on goal the rest of the way from CJ Sapong in the 69th minute.

Head coach Jim Curtin rolled out the same lineup from the 3-2 win over D.C. United with Marcus Epps in the 18 for the first time this season. The second-year player made his season debut off the bench, replacing Borek Dockal in the 77th minute. Fafa Picault replaced David Accam in the 64th minute and Sapong subbed off for the first time this season when he was replaced by Cory Burke in the 85th minute.

Let us know what you thought of the individual performances by casting either an up or downvote for each player (and Curtin) on the Ranker website or on the form embedded below.