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.
1mAndrew Wenger and the Union ran into more bad luck last weekend in a loss to D.C. United. Here's that and more in this week's Inside Doop.
1mClint Dempsey and Alejandro Bedoya were left off the U.S. team roster for exhibitions in Europe against Netherlands and Germany.
1mUEFA president Michel Platini will be formulating the Europe's fightback against Sepp Blatter's FIFA.
1mAfter stringing together back-to-back wins, the Union fell to the United on Saturday night, 2-1, on a Chris Rolfe penalty kick in the 84th minute.
1mInvigorated by his FIFA election win, Sepp Blatter dismissed any suggestion Saturday that the American investigation into soccer corruption could yet lead to his door.
1mThe Union are well-rested coming off of two shutouts, but will face a challenging D.C. United squad on the road Saturday (7 p.m./TCN).
1mSepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.
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