Richie Marquez stole three points for the Union as a sloppy match revealed how the Union have grown since 2015 and how far they have to go to make a run in this season’s playoffs.
Daily news roundups
Union news. Bethlehem falls to Harrisburg. Reading and Ocean City win. Fury draw with Eibar in friendly. US Copa roster, win over Puerto Rico. More.
The US defeated Puerto Rico in their first-ever meeting, 3–1, with goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood, and Paul Arriola, but the best strike of the night belonged to Puerto Rico’s Luis Betancur.
PSP photographer Earl Gardner shares his look at Philadelphia Union’s 1-0 win over DC United on Friday night.
Mike and Greg’s postgame wrap. Video and transcript of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference. Remarks from Riche Marquez, Keegan Rosenberry, Andre Blake, and Chris Pontius.
Match reports / Union
Richie Marquez opened his MLS account in extra time to lead Philadelphia Union to a 1-0 win and the top of the Eastern Conference.
As a warm-up for the Copa America, the US Men’s National Team will take on Puerto Rico for the first time ever on Sunday. The 22-man roster includes 15 players eligible to be selected for the Copa roster, with an additional seven not on the original 40-man preliminary roster.
Get up to speed with the Union’s series history against DC with our quick reference. We’ve got all of the match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more.