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Preview: Union vs Orlando City SC
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Preview: Union vs Orlando City SC

Orlando City has returned to its expansive 4-3-3 and climbed the standings. They need to overcome an eight goal differential to catch New England. Philly just needs to avoid another New York debacle.

Preview: Union at NY Red Bulls
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Preview: Union at NY Red Bulls

The Red Bulls are chasing the Supporter’s Shield but Philly is simply running from the ignominy of a last place finish. The I-95 rivalry is renewed one last time in 2015, and the Union’s disjointed roster has a lot to prove.

USOC final preview: Philadelphia Union vs Sporting Kansas City
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USOC final preview: Philadelphia Union vs Sporting Kansas City

Philly needs the US Open Cup to push them to the next phase of a long rebuilding process. Kansas City needs it to jumpstart them out of another late season lull. PPL Park was electric in the 2014 final, and it will be again tonight.

Preview: Union at New England Revolution
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Preview: Union at New England Revolution

Philly will be peeking ahead to the USOC final, but New England needs points to secure the best playoff spot in a tight race. It all adds up to a one-sided contest, but the Union can use this match to improve their defensive shape against a team that moves well in the final third.

Preview: Union vs Houston Dynamo
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Preview: Union vs Houston Dynamo

In the kind of game they need to learn how to win if they want to turn into a consistent playoff contender, the Union has a real chance to steal points at home against a Houston side struggling with injuries and suspensions.

Preview: Union vs Columbus Crew
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Preview: Union vs Columbus Crew

Philly needs all three points against a Columbus side that welcomes Kei Kamara back into the fold.

Preview: Union at San Jose Earthquakes
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Preview: Union at San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose went undefeated in August despite not playing particularly well. They will be missing a slew of key players Saturday, including important holding midfielder Anibal Godoy.

Preview: Union vs New England Revolution
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Preview: Union vs New England Revolution

The Revs have been terrible on the road, but they badly need to take three points on Saturday. Philly will look very different if Jim Curtin selects Vincent Nogueira over Michael Lahoud.