The Union had their Chances in DRAW vs Sounders
Chester PA: The Philadelphia Union will continue to show that they are for feal as they took on Seattle Sounders FC from Talen Energy Stadium in Chester PA on Saturday night. The Union comes into the game off a win over Toronto on May 11 while Sounders make the trip east off a win over Orlando City on May 15.
Dre returns, start 175 for Ray and a first start for Sergio Santos. Check out them Boys in Blue!
— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) May 18, 2019
— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) May 18, 2019
Andre Blake would make his return to the lineup after being out with groin injury which he suffered in the win over FC Dallas on April 6.
Andre Blake in action during warmups:
— David Malandra Jr (@David_Malandra) May 18, 2019
In the first half, both the Union & Sounders would have some good scoring chances but both goalies were up for the test. Andre Blake would make a couple saves and would make a big one that would stop scoring chance by the Sounders. This game would be scoreless at halftime. Union had their chances to score but just could not finish.
The Union would open the second half with a very golden chance to score by Brenden Aaronson and it would miss the net by inches. In the 56th minute, Yellow would come out for Seattle, then the Union would make their first Sub as IISinho enters the match for Santos. There would times in the second half that the referee would miss some obvious calls and the crowd at Talen Energy Stadium would not approve of his decisions. llsinho would make some jaw-dropping plays with his footwork
One of those moves
— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) May 19, 2019
A sellout crowd of 18,540 would see a very confusing DRAW. Both teams made the plays to score but could not finish.
The Union will now prepare for battle with Portland on May 25 while the Sounders remain on the road at Sporting KC on May 26.
Union Coach Jim Curtin:
Union Goalie Andre Blake:
Union MF Brenden Aaronson:
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