Articles written by: Eli Pearlman-Storch

Eli writes about Philadelphia Union as PSP’s beat writer, covering the games and going behind the scenes into the locker rooms. He also co-hosts the KYW Philly Soccer Show with Greg Orlandini. Email him at epstorch@phillysoccerpage.com. Follow him on Twitter @PSP_Eli.

Analysis & Player Ratings: Union 2-1 Sporting KC
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Analysis & Player Ratings: Union 2-1 Sporting KC

With players, coaches and fans all turning their attention to 2015, closing out 2014 with a home win was a small but important victory for Jim Curtin and the Philadelphia Union.

Analysis & Player Ratings: Union 1-1 Fire
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Analysis & Player Ratings: Union 1-1 Fire

Despite Chicago being ripe for the picking, even without Le Toux and Casey, the Union failed to get numbers forward and put the kind of pressure on the Fire that would yield a desperately needed result.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 Chicago Fire
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Match Report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 Chicago Fire

Amobi Okugo was nearly the hero for the Union, but in the end, Rais Mbolhi’s blunder made the headlines, with the Union settling for a 1-1 draw against Chicago.

Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 0-0 Dynamo
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Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 0-0 Dynamo

For the second straight match, the Union’s new, high-pressing system failed to get the desired result, this time drawing a blank in front of goal.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-0 Houston Dynamo
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Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-0 Houston Dynamo

Despite being the better team throughout, the Union failed to convert on a series of a chances and were left to accept a 0-0 draw on a night where Houston failed to register a single shot on target.

Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 1-3 Sounders (AET)
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Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 1-3 Sounders (AET)

Despite a raucous, electric atmosphere at PPL Park, the Union could not get the job done, falling to a Sounders team that rode their two attacking superstars to glory in extra time.

US Open Cup final match report: Union 1-3 Sounders (AET)
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US Open Cup final match report: Union 1-3 Sounders (AET)

The Union turned in a valiant effort, but eventually gave up two goals in extra time as the visiting Seattle Sounders took home the 2014 US Open Cup.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-2 New York Red Bulls
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Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-2 New York Red Bulls

While the Union were left to rue conceding two soft goals, Jim Curtin can again take pride in the grit and determination of his side after they fought back for a 2-2 draw.