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In pictures: Houston 3-1 Union

Philadelphia Union lost to the Houston Dynamo 3-1 on Saturday Night at BBVA Compass Stadium. PSP photographer Earl Gardner traveled down Texas way to photograph the action.

Photo by Earl GardnerPhiladelphia Union Hometown Hero Ian Dixon and Meghan Pastorino made the trip to support the boys in blue.

Photo by Earl GardnerCarlos Valdes warms up after returning from international duty.

Photo by Earl GardnerCoach John Hackworth takes in the National Anthem.

Photo by Earl GardnerThe Union’s Starting XI.

Photo by Earl GardnerIt didn’t take long for the Dynamo to score their first goal.

Photo by Earl GardnerCarlos is attended to by trainer Paul Rushing.

Photo by Earl GardnerDanny Cruz battled all night with Corey Ashe.

Photo by Earl GardnerZac MacMath makes the leaping save.

Photo by Earl GardnerBrian Carroll makes a move past Ashe.

Photo by Earl GardnerSheanon Williams launches the ball into the box which Jack Mac connected with for a goal.

Photo by Earl GardnerDanny Cruz celebrates with Jack Mac.

Photo by Earl GardnerMichael Farfan looks to get past Brad Davis.

Photo by Earl GardnerCorey Ashe takes flight.

Photo by Earl GardnerJack looks for the call.

Photo by Earl GardnerGeiger calls out the training staff after Danny Cruz takes an elbow to the back of the head.

Photo by Earl GardnerRay Gaddis looks to contain.

Photo by Earl GardnerAmobi Okugo and Adam Moffat battle for the ball.

Photo by Earl GardnerSheanon prepares to launch a ball into the box.

Photo by Earl GardnerMarfan collides with Brad Davis.

Photo by Earl GardnerFreddy Adu comes off in the 58th minute.

Photo by Earl GardnerOscar Boniek Garcia scores the second goal for Houston.

Photo by Earl GardnerAntoine Hoppenot looked to stretch the Houston defense.

Photo by Earl GardnerRoger Torres makes a late run towards goal.

For additional photos please check out Earl Gardner’s Flickr page.


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