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In pictures: Union 1-0 New England

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand as the Philadelphia Union defeated New England Revolution 1–0. Here’s a look at what he saw.

Carlos Valdes with an early headed clearance

Jack McInerney with an early opportunity

Raymond Gaddis moves up to deliver a cross

Michael Farfan is knocked down by Kevin Alston

Valdes delivers to Gabriel Farfan

Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution. 2012.

Michael Farfan creating some separation from Alec Purdie

Amobi Okugo, Brian Carroll, and Valdes look to clear the ball out of danger

Keon Daniel deep in the eighteen but can’t get a shot off

Daniel with strong midfield play

Okugo goes up for the header

After three years the Sons of Ben have a very nice collection of scarves

Michael Lahoud looking for an opening up field

Gabriel Farfan clears from the back

Valdes looks to move up field to try a little offense

Purdie holds off Gaddis

Jerry Bengtson gets past Zac McMath…

…but hits the post for an easy pickup

Gabriel Gomez patrolling midfield

Bobby Shuttleworth punches the ball out of the area

Gaddis looks to push forward

Gomez flicks the ball forward

Shuttleworth cuts off a cross

Okugo gets his hand in the way of his kick

Clyde Simms does what he can to slow down Antoine Hoppenot: pull on him

Carroll surveys the possibilities

McMath looks to hold up the ball until help arrives

Hoppenot settles before looking to cross

Ryan Guy flicks a nice shot on goal but…

…MacMath was quick to react and make the save

Who says it’s chilly?

Chris Albright came in late to help out on defense

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page.


  1. Awesome shots. Makes you feel like you were there. You can almost here the fans scream doop doop

  2. Paul E. Donahue says:

    Who nammes their TEAM BIMBO???

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