Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 6-1 Orlando City SC
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 6-1 Orlando City SC

PSP’s Adam Cann breaks down the Union’s final match of the season.

Tactical analysis: Chicago Fire 3-2 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis / Union

Tactical analysis: Chicago Fire 3-2 Philadelphia Union

The Union came from behind in the first half and gave up a lead late in the second half as Chicago’s big attacking signing registered a hat trick and the Union’s entered in the 90th minute.

Tactical analysis: Atlanta United 3-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Atlanta United 3-0 Philadelphia Union

PSP’s Adam Cann breaks down the Union’s 3-0 beatdown loss to Atlanta.

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Chicago Fire
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Chicago Fire

Tweaking the midfield shape pays off as the Union stifle Chicago and ride Chris Pontius’ first goals of the season to victory.

Tactical analysis: New Jersey Red Bulls 0-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: New Jersey Red Bulls 0-0 Philadelphia Union

A look at the Union’s draw against the perpetually frustrated Red Bulls.

Tactical analysis: Minnesota United 1-1 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Minnesota United 1-1 Philadelphia Union

A wild and ugly game produced some intriguing tactical moves by the managers, but the scoreline reflects Philly’s chronic inability to create good chances out of good positions.

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Atlanta United FC
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Atlanta United FC

Philadelphia Union lost a lead in extra time for the second time in three matches. What can they do further up the pitch to protect the defense?

Tactical analysis: Toronto FC 3-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Toronto FC 3-0 Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union gave up two set piece goals and rarely threatened from open play, falling to a calm and composed Toronto FC side on the road.

Tactical analysis: San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Philadelphia Union

Goals off set piece scrambles nearly helped the Union pull off a rare road win, but a few systemic issues remain to be solved before a showdown with Toronto FC.

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 0-3 Montreal Impact
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Philadelphia Union 0-3 Montreal Impact

Montreal Impact used another simple move up the left to punish Philadelphia Union for the second time this season.