Sebastien Le Toux scored two first-half goals, Michael Farfan added the go-ahead goal in the 57th minute and the Philadelphia Union extended their unbeaten streak to five with a 3-2 victory over D.C. United on Thursday.
Depending upon Thursday night’s outcome, the Union could find themselves anywhere from 2nd to 5th by the time the sun rises on Friday.
The playoff push is on this week at the KYW Philly Soccer Show.
It’s been a rough few weeks for the Philadelphia Union, as they bring an eight-game winless streak into Saturday’s match against the Columbus Crew in Chester.
In this week’s edition, KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Adam Cann tackle some of the big soccer topics on the local and national scene.
Down 3-0 in the best-of-seven series, then down 3-0 in Game 7, the Philadelphia Flyers erased the long odds and pulled off a shocking rally to win the decisive game 4-3 and move on last season to the Eastern Conference finals.
Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh added 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Miami Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals by topping Philadelphia 97-91 on Wednesday night and ousting the 76ers in five games.
The Philadelphia 76ers will be loose and relaxed when they come to Miami for Game 5 of an Eastern Conference first-round series against the Heat on Wednesday night.
He skated and held a stick during practice this week, but the Flyers say he won’t play on Thursday night against Buffalo. He remains day to day.
Thomas Vanek scored 1:16 into overtime to cap a two-goal comeback and clinch the Buffalo Sabres a playoff berth with a 4-3 victory over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night.
Elton Brand scored 22 points, Thaddeus Young had 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 98-93 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.
The Philadelphia 76ers have dropped three straight as they ready to host Toronto tonight at the Wells Fargo Center.
10 days out from the Stanley Cup playoffs and a lot of people are panicking. One of the reasons I am so optimistic is because of the great play of Claude Giroux.
Nik Antropov scored the only goal, and Chris Mason stopped 43 shots for his first shutout of the season in the Atlanta Thrashers’ 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
Elton Brand played a big part in the 76ers win over the best team in the East. He loved the crowd going wild from start to finish.