At this point, you don’t have to ask if anything crazy will happen when the Philadelphia Union play in the U.S. Open Cup. You just have to ask yourself what it will be and when it will happen.
The Union stunned D.C. United, 2-1, in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on a rainy Tuesday at PPL Park.
After a roller coaster affair for 18-year-old Eric Ayuk, the Union supported the teenager, who scored a goal and received a red card Saturday night.
1mUnion coach Jim Curtin can't believe that injuries to goalies John McCarthy and Andre Blake could force him to start the unpopular Rais Mbolhi, who just rejoined the club.
2mAfter departing the team last month, Union goalie Rais Mbolhi made a surprise return to the team on Tuesday.
2mIf Richie Marquez, The Union's 22-year-old rookie, had nerves or was shaken with excitement in his MLS debut on Saturday, it didn’t show.
2mThe Union dropped their third straight match Saturday with a 1-0 loss to Toronto FC at PPL Park.
2mThe lifeless and embarrassed Union (1-5-3) will attempt a recovery on Saturday (4 p.m./6ABC) at PPL Park against road-weary Toronto FC (2-4-0).
2mUnion striker C.J. Sapong was arrested on Friday for reckless driving and driving under the influence.
2mZach Pfeffer returned to the Union from a stint on the U.S. U-20 team brimming with confidence.
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