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In Pictures: Union 1-1 Toronto FC

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand as the Philadelphia Union fault back for a 1-1 tie with Toronto FC. Here’s a look at what he saw.

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Heather Mitts getting ready on the sidelines

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Sebastien Le Toux helping out on defense

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Danny Cruz is pushed out of the way


Southampton, Pa.’s Ryan Richter holds off Le Toux

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Raymon Gaddis flicks the ball up field

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Brian Carroll heads the ball forward

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Conor Casey rises high but Joe Bendik rises higher

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Jeff Parke heads a ball out of danger

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Zac MacMath cuts out a well-placed cross

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Sheanon Williams charges upfield

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Jack McInerney fights for position on Reggie Lambe

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MacMath gets up and takes the ball off the head of Agbossoumonde

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Keon Daniel shields the ball from Hogan Ephraim

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Danny Cruz takes a hard knee in the ribs

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Bendik was kept busy much of the second half

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Cruz chases down the ball

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Agbossoumonde rises for a clearance

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Casey fires a volley just wide

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MacMath is unable to prevent Robert Earnshaw’s goal

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Darren O’Dea uses one of the best ways to slow down Hoppenot

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Jose Kleberson saw the pitch for the first time in a Union uniform

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Amobi Okugo pushes forward…

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and  McInerney wins a 50/50 ball but the referee didn’t see it that way

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Jeff Parke sends one upfield

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Michael Farfan looks to send one into the middle

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Jeremy Hall clears as Hoppenot arrives

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Parke flicks one into the middle of the danger area

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McInerney checks to see if this equalizer will also be taken away from him

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Bendik with a late save

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Hoppenot gets behind the defense but couldn’t get past Bendik for the late winner

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page


  1. Fantastic pictures! They actually come out better on this ‘revamped’ website.

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