New Union head coach, Jim Curtin, ready for the challenge.
A Whitecaps penalty kick in the 81st minute earned them a 3-3 draw with the Union Saturday.
Cristian Maidana capped a quick back-and-forth scoring sequence with his first goal of the season, and the Philadelphia Union broke a nine-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday night.
The Union lost for the first time at home this season and fell to 1-5-5 overall.
While the Union played some very good soccer in the first half, it just wasn’t enough against the high-flying Seattle Sounders.
KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch talk with Seattle Sounders’ coach Sigi Schmid. The Union face the Sounders on Saturday.
Three games in eight days and the Philadelphia Union have little to show for it.
The Philadelphia Union and Houston Dynamo played to a 0-0 tie Saturday.
Sebastien Le Toux converted an 80th-minute penalty kick for Philadelphia after Ibrahim Sekagya was ejected for an intentional handball in the penalty area, and New York finished the final 12 minutes with 10 men.
The Philadelphia Union will play their first mid-week game of the season on Wednesday night as they visit the New York Red Bulls.
Fresh off a 2-2 draw with an outstanding Real Salt Lake squad, the Union visit the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday, with a home match against Houston looming on Saturday.
The Philadelphia Union return to Chester on Saturday and they will face a tough challenge as Real Salt Lake pays a visit.
KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch are joined this week by new Philadelphia Union forward Andrew Wenger.
Another 1-1 draw after a late goal, and the Philadelphia Union drops two points to a ten-man Montreal Impact.
The Montreal Impact rallied for a 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.