To cap a disappointing week, the Union fell to a flawed Toronto side as Andrew Wenger auditioned for a fullback spot.
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The Union fell short, losing on penalty kicks.
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.
The Union sat back and absorbed New England’s pressure. They earned a point through Andre Blake’s heroism and Fernando Aristeguieta’s fine finish, but they will need to transition with much more success to trouble Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday.