After scoring two goals in the first four minutes, the Union eventually gave up three of their own, falling prey to the boa-constrictor-like grip of DC United.
Andrew Wenger’s first goal of the season, followed by a brace from Vincent Noguiera — and with Cristian Maidana assisting each goal — saw the Union dispatch Portland in an explosive 13 minute display in Saturday’s win.
Despite going a goal and a man down, the Union rallied to an impressive 2-1 victory over DC United, sending them into the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup.
Jack McInerney scored in his return to PPL Park but Maurice Edu leveled the score five minutes later as Philadelphia Union and Montreal Impact split the points at a rain-soaked PPL Park Saturday night.
CJ Sapong was the hero as the Union sucker punched a weakened Seattle side at PPL Park Wednesday night.