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 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.

Analysis & Player Ratings: Toronto 0-2 Union
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Analysis & Player Ratings: Toronto 0-2 Union

Conor Casey and Andrew Wenger again found the back of the net, as the midfield of Cristian Maidana, Vincent Nogueira and Amobi Okugo showed just how dangerous this team can be down the stretch.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 1-0 Toronto FC
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Match Report: Philadelphia Union 1-0 Toronto FC

The Union coped well against a struggling Toronto team, taking all three points before Saturday’s return match.

Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 4-2 Earthquakes
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Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 4-2 Earthquakes

Jim Curtin set his team up ideally to take on a tired San Jose team, and were it not for two defensive lapses, the Union likely would have won by an even more impressive tally than 4-2.