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Philly Soccer Show: A Draw in Dallas, and Toronto is Next

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(Union goalkeeper Chase Harrison warms up prior to an April 21st match.  Credit:  Victor Decolongon/ Getty Images)

(Union goalkeeper Chase Harrison warms up prior to an April 21st match. Credit: Victor Decolongon/ Getty Images)

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By Greg Orlandini

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Union will head to Toronto this weekend, to face off against the worst team in MLS.

First, KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch sit down with Union goalkeeper Chase Harrison.  He got his first-ever start last weekend in Dallas, helping the team to a 1-1 draw.

Harrison talks about the match, in which he took a physical beating but hung in as the Union walked away with a point.

He also discusses what it’s like as the team’s backup.

Listen to Part 1…

Download Part 1  (runs 26:53)

 

The Union head to the Great White North this weekend to face Toronto FC, who are winless in the league this year.  In part two we discuss the possible lineups and formations the team might use in a game where they should walk away with all three points.

We also discuss the team’s US Open Cup matchup against the Rochester Rhinos of the USL.  This is the first time the Union will host a Cup game at PPL Park, losing the previous two years on the road to New York and DC.

(For more information about the US Open Cup competition look, check out thecup.us, and for a look at the Philly connection to the Cup, see the special section on phillysoccerpage.net.)

Listen to Part 2…

Download Part 2 (runs 18:07)

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