Philadelphia Union became too narrow and too stretched, but they still had chances to take points in a difficult environment in Portland.
Set piece defending canceled out Tranquillo Barnetta’s fine goal in a lethargic but intriguing tactical battle.
Though the Union don’t have any fatal flaws, they fall apart when all of their defensive flaws are exposed at once.
Up a man and a goal, the Union did the hard work necessary to get a big three points.
Keegan Rosenberry’s quickfire response earned the Union a huge three points in Columbus.