Philly needs all three points against a Columbus side that welcomes Kei Kamara back into the fold.
Conor Casey saved the day when it looked like a dire match was going to be decided by a wild handball.
Postgame remarks from Jim Curtin, Tranquillo Barnetta, and Conor Casey after Saturday’s comeback win in San Jose.
Conor Casey proved to be the difference in San Jose, coming off the bench to bag a brace and bring the Union a 2-1 win at Avaya Stadium.
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.
It was more of the same as Philly’s tactical issues were punished by New England’s talented young attack.
Postgame wrap with Eli Pearlman-Storch and Matthew De George. Interviews with Ray Gaddis, Tranquillo Barnetta, Andre Blake, Richie Marquez, and Cristian Maidana. Transcript of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference. More.
Match reports / Union
Brilliant work from Charlie Davies and Diego Fagundez settled the match as New England won in PPL Park for the second time in 2015.