The Union Beat the Revolution in Game 1

Philadelphia Union faced off against the New England Revolution. Both teams faced off a week prior in Gillette stadium, with the New England Revolution winning that matchup 2-1. A pair of goals from Gustavo Bou leads that match. The Union looked to turn things around. The Philadelphia Union beat the Revolution in Game 1 of the Playoff series.

Philadelphia Union Playoff Trip to New England

New England Revolution out the gate, bringing offensive pressure. Now, the Union is bringing little offense of their own. However, New England goalie Jackup Jackson causes plenty on Carranza. Daniel Gazdag would get plenty of kicks and score the goal. The Union had their foot on the gas pedal as they kept bringing the offensive pressure Kurt Wager to Miguel Uhre. New England is starting to get physical, with Union having number 17 hit Dainkel Gazdag. Plenty of opportunity pays off for the Union has Natinal Harrod with a head goal. 

In the Second Half

The Union’s grey area usually comes out of the second half sluggish, but not in this case. They caused the Revolution to take difficult shots. Just pouring on more offensive pressure. Gustavo Bou gets on the Revolution with a couple of nice juke-like moves. Andre Blake has done a phenomenal job playing goalie tonight. Only allowing one goal throughout the match.Stopped 4-5 goals. Stopping some tough goals that came his way. Showing why he’s one of the best goalkeepers in the league. The Union played very well and had a team on both sides of the ball. Offensively bringing the house causes Jackup Jackson a lot of stress. Defensively reading, Revolution wanted to do offense and cause turnovers.

Daniel Gazdag scored his fourth career MLS Cup Playoff goal, and the Philadelphia Union did all their damage before halftime in a 3-1 victory over the visiting New England Revolution in Game 1 of their best-of-three Round One series.

Pat Bernard
Pat Bernard

Pat Bernard has four years of podcasting. His first year with the Pattison Ave Phantics and four years running Devereaux Sports. Now currently, both Devereaux Sports and Edge of Sports. Pat is a  for 6 Philly sports fan.  Flyers, Phillies, Eagles, Sixers, Wings, and Union. The Gobbler is a former pro wrestler and ACPW Hall of Famer! He is originally out of Ambler from Northeast Philly (by the Tacony Bridge).  Pat is a credentialed Philadelphia Wings Beat Reported under Edge of Philly Sports.