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Preview: Union vs Vancouver Whitecaps
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Preview: Union vs Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver can counter effectively but struggle with decision-making in the final third. The Union need to control the tempo of the match from the outset.

Preview: Union vs Chicago Fire
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Preview: Union vs Chicago Fire

The Fire should have earned a point against a good Colorado side, but their absentee offense is holding them back. Can the Union rebound after a dull showing against New York City?

Preview: Union at NYCFC
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Preview: Union at NYCFC

The Union should beat NYCFC at home, but Pirlo and Lampard offer the home side a new precision compared to the last time these teams met. [Now with a brief update following Vincent Nogueira’s exit from the club]

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

Philly’s aim should be simple: Win the ball in midfield and attack with fluidity.

Preview: Union at Colorado Rapids
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Preview: Union at Colorado Rapids

Two conference leaders meet in Denver, but one will be missing key players and the other may rest some stars. What kind of match will we see?

Preview: Union at Orlando City SC
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Preview: Union at Orlando City SC

Late victories have both teams looking to build on recent momentum, but Orlando is a tough place to play and Philly needs to rest players ahead of tough tests against Colorado and Columbus.

Preview: Union vs DC United
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Preview: Union vs DC United

DC United is winless on the road, Philly is averaging two goals per match at home. The Union should win on Friday if they can control Luciano Acosta and create space behind DC’s two-man midfield

Preview: Union at Montreal Impact
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Preview: Union at Montreal Impact

Montreal scores through Piatti but dominates by involving Harry Shipp. Philly has to play through the midfield quickly to catch their holding midfielders out of position.