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Analysis & player ratings: Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes
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Analysis & player ratings: Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes

The Union were the better side, but they stumbled to the finish line as San Jose roared back after going a man down.

Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 NYCFC
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Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 NYCFC

The Union were far from their best, but a huge effort from CJ Sapong and Tranquillo Barnetta’s return to the lineup helped the Philly go to 3-0 at home this season.

Analysis and player ratings: Seattle Sounders 2-1 Philadelphia Union
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Analysis and player ratings: Seattle Sounders 2-1 Philadelphia Union

Sigi Schmid made the right adjustments as Seattle grew into the match and nabbed three points in a closely contested match.

Player ratings & analysis: Union 2-1 Orlando City SC
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Player ratings & analysis: Union 2-1 Orlando City SC

Tranquillo Barnetta stole three points for the Union after an evenly contested match looked destined to end in a draw.

Analysis and player ratings: Chicago Fire 1-0 Union
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Analysis and player ratings: Chicago Fire 1-0 Union

Harsh conditions and a red card conspired with Chicago Fire to end the Union’s two match win streak. Although there were few outstanding performances, the trend of playing mostly mistake-free soccer continued.

Player ratings & analysis: Union 3-0 New England Revolution
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Player ratings & analysis: Union 3-0 New England Revolution

The Union were very good defensively in their second win of the season, but there is plenty of work still to be done.

Analysis & player ratings: Columbus Crew 1-2 Philadelphia Union
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Analysis & player ratings: Columbus Crew 1-2 Philadelphia Union

The Union’s defensive organization gave them a chance to win on Saturday, and Chris Pontius did the rest.

Player ratings & analysis: FC Dallas 2-0 Union
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Player ratings & analysis: FC Dallas 2-0 Union

The rest of the season won’t be this bad. But without some quickfire adjustments, next week could be.