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Philly Soccer Show: A Union Loss Ahead of Seattle Match

(Tressor Moreno of the San Jose Earthquakes moves the ball past Michael Farfan of the Philadelphia Union on April 28th at PPL Park.  Credit: Rich Schultz/ Getty Images)

(Tressor Moreno of the San Jose Earthquakes moves the ball past Michael Farfan of the Philadelphia Union on April 28th at PPL Park. Credit: Rich Schultz/ Getty Images)

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By Greg Orlandini

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A home loss behind them and a tough trip to play the Seattle Sounders is what the Philadelphia Union is dealing with right now.

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Sounders’ coach Sigi Schmid is the guest on this week’s KYW Philly Soccer Show.

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In part one, KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch talk with Schmid, one of the top coaches in Major League Soccer.  Seattle is in third place in the very deep and competitive Western Conference.

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In part two, analysis after the Union dropped a tough game at home against the west-leading San Jose Earthquakes.  A last-minute goal by Steven Lenhart of the Quakes broke a 1-1 tie, sending the Union to defeat at home for the second time this year.

Gabriel Gomez scored for Philadelphia, giving him a team-leading three on the year.

While the Union’s defense played well for the most of the game, the team was unable to generate much offense.  Philadelphia beat Seattle last year, 2-0, with goals from Freddy Adu and Brian Carroll.

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