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.
Conor Casey kept up his goalscoring ways, and the Union held onto a lead when they needed to, beating their I95 rivals, 3-1.
Despite holding a 3-1 lead late the second half, the Union were only able to manage a 3-3 draw with the Rapids after Mike Lahoud was sent off in the 76th minute.
Early first and second half goals put the Union into the US Open Cup semifinals with 2-0 storm-interrupted win
The Union returned to league action with a 3-1 victory in New England. Jim Curtin moves to 3-0-0 as interim Philadelphia coach.
The Union survived another extra time match, taking down the New York Cosmos 2-1 courtesy of a brace from Sebastien Le Toux to advance to the US Open Cup quarterfinals.