PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand as the Philadelphia Union took an early lead and held on to defeat the Chicago Fire 1-0.
Le Toux set the tone, McInerney set the scoreline, Carroll played his best game in a while, and the back line came up big.
Player of the Week
In a season where it’s clear that every game is going to be a scrap, it’s imperative the Union have as many cylinders firing as they can. This week, Sébastien Le Toux—not for the first time—was the engine that drove the Union.
Daily news roundups
Recaps and reaction to Union’s confidence boosting win over Chicago. Harrisburg draws with league-leading Orlando. Ocean City and Reading win in PDL play. More news.
Video of John Hackworth’s postgame press conference and lockeroom interviews with Ray Gaddis, Leo Fernandes, Brian Carroll, Jack McInerney and Bakary Soumare, plus postgame quote sheet.
The 1-0 scoreline of the Union’s victory over Chicago flatters the visitors, who were soundly beaten on Saturday night.
Can the Union get the swagger back against Chicago?
Week in Tweets
A win in Chicago. A loss to LA. Soumare and Kleberson play. Garfan is traded. It’s all in The Week in Tweets.