An Ethan White own goal was all that separated the Crystal Palace and the Union, though Andre Blake’s heroics kept the scoreline from being far more lopsided.
Adam Cann on what to expect when the Union host Crystal Palace in Friday’s friendly.
Strong showings from Sebastien Le Toux, and center back pairing Maurice Edu and Ethan White, on a night when both the Union and Fire struggles to create shots on goal from open play.
Postgame quotes from Jim Curtin, Sebastien Le Toux, and Zac MacMath. Also, Chicago’s frustration with the penalty kick call.
Missing Maidana and feeling the grind of their third game in eight days, the Union stole a point at the death from the Chicago Fire.
You think the Union looked good on Wednesday night? Wait until Vincent Nogueira and Cristian Maidana get more time together with each playing in their preferred position. Then look out.
After dispatching a poor New York side, the Union face another Eastern Conference enigma as they seek to pair defensive fortitude with their Caseybuilt offense.
Video and transcript of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference and interviews with Fred, Ethan White, Sheanon Williams and Brian Carroll.