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In Pictures: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Ocean City Nor’easters

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand as the Philadelphia Union defeated the Ocean City Nor’easters 2-1 in the final minutes of stoppage time. Here’s a look at what he saw.
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Based on the starting IX, the Union weren’t taking the Nor’easters lightly.

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Nathan Page almost had an early shot at the Union’s goal.

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Leo Fernandes was kept busy most of the night.

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Keon Daniels tries to hold up Nick Perea.

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Amobi Okugo with a strong clearance.

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Fernandes goes up against Perea.

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Jack McInerney finds an early opening.

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Tapiwa Machingauta heads clear.

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Fernandes gets a step on Page.

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Frank Tweneboa turns on Okugo.

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Raymon Gaddis cutting up field.

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Conor Casey looks to turn on goal.

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Jack McInerney rises to the ball ahead of Perea.

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Daniel with Tweneboa closing in.

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Jeff Parke gets tied up with Nathan Page.

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Fernandes looks to break away from the pack.

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McInerney looks for the hard shot…

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…but ends up with an easy pass into the goal.

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Parke heads one into the middle.

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Sheanon Williams surveys the field for an opening.

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Sebastien Le Toux carries the ball out of the defensive end.

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Casey cuts towards the middle for a shot.

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Le Toux working the give and go with Casey.

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Brian Carroll helping to control the midfield.

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Kevin Billings was aggressive to the ball.

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Le Toux delivers to the wing.

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Fernandes fights for position on Ken Tribbett.

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Parke gets up over Kollie.

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Danny Cruz speeds up field.

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Cruz works to get position on Perea.

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Antoine Hoppenot came off the bench to energize the front line.

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After a few bounces, Emmanual Kollie’s shot finds the net.

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The Nor’easters celebrate the goal.

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Carroll flicks the ball on net…

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…and wills it across the goal line for the winner.

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After the match Carroll tossed his shirt to the Sons of Ben

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page

4 Comments

  1. Andy Muenz says:

    Very disappointed that there were no pictures of the Ocean City mascot!!! :-)

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