PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for the Philadelphia Union 2014 home opener win. Here’s a look at what he saw.
Union Starting XI
Maurice Edu and Leo Fernandes working the ball up the right side
Fabinho breaks away from Diego Fagundez
Edu looks to settle the play down
Fagundez is stopped by Zac MacMath
Austin Berry corrals Lee Nguyen away from goal
Ray Gaddis volleys up field.
The Union defense keeps shape against a New England free kick into the box
MacMath keeps the ball out of danger
Vincent Nogueira covered a lot of ground
Cristian Maidana pushes one up the wing
The Sons of Ben rise in support
Teal Bunbury looks to settle as Berry arrives
Maidana collects another ball in the midfield
Amobi Okugo pressures Nguyen off the ball.
Jack McInerney is tripped by Scott Caldwell
Sebastien Le Toux readies to receive the ball
Edu looks to shut down Donnie Smith.
Nogueira gets taken down by Caldwell
Gaddis heads one forward
McInerney battles with Andrew Farrell
Antoine Hoppenot looking for an opening in the New England defense
Jerry Bengtson clobbers Aaron Wheeler
Le Toux crosses into the box
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