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In Pictures: Union 1-2 Fire

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Saturday night as the Philadelphia Union fell 1-2 to visiting Chicago Fire. Here’s a look at what he saw.

Chi003Danny Cruz with an early bust of speed.

Chi004Conor Casey hits one down the middle.

Chi006Zac MacMath at the ready.

Chi007Just a little two handed tug to slow Casey down.

Chi008Local product Jeff Larentowicz looks to split Casey and Farfan.

Chi009Brian Carroll tries a header in traffic.

Chi010Cruz fighting for position on Gonzalo Segares.

Chi011Sebastien Le Toux tries a cross into the middle.

Chi012Jeff Parke heads clear as Mike Magee arrives.

Chi013Looks like former Union player Bakary Soumare got more than just the shirt.

Chi015Sheanon Williams get mugged in the box…

Chi016…thrown to the ground…

Chi017…and still scores a goal!

Chi018The only kind of smoking that is good for you!

Chi019Soumare heads clear.

Chi020Parke rises to keep the ball in the offensive half.

Chi022Casey makes a move on Soumare.

Chi023Michael Farfan trying to break the hold of Joel Lindpere.

Chi025Parke with a nice sideways volley on goal.

Chi026Cruz still pressing.

Chi027Farfan takes the ball through Dilly Duka.

Chi029Mike Magee floats the game winner over MacMath.

Chi030Austin Berry clears the six with a nice header.

Chi032Fabinho delivers a cross into the middle.

Chi035Antoine Hoppenot launches a cross.

Chi037Casey with a late shot but couldn’t find the goal.

Chi038Carroll’s late flying header couldn’t find the goal.

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page and feel free to leave comments.

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