The Union fall out of a playoff spot with the loss to Houston as their winless streak grows to five games.
Postgame quotes after the loss to Houston from John Hackworth, Jack McInerney, Danny Cruz, and Amobi Okugo.
A home game against a playoff rival is a must-win as the Union head down the home stretch of the 2013 season.
San Jose crushed the Union on the flanks for the first half hour and then hung on for the win.
San Jose were the better team, but Rafael Baca’s red card gave the Union the chance they needed to steal a road point. In the end they were unable to beat Jon Busch, falling 1-0.
Union / Week in Tweets
The boys talk Euro transfer window and Macklemore. Player and reader reactions to the draw with Montreal. It’s all in The Week in Tweets.
San Jose is good at home. Can Philly steal a much-needed three points at Buck Shaw Stadium without Amobi Okugo?
Featured / Union
Our series on the challenges of playing on the road concludes with a look at some the unglamorous aspects of travel and away tactics.