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In Pictures: Union 2-2 Red Bulls

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for a wet Saturday afternoon as Philadelphia Union came from two goals down to tie the New York Red Bulls 2-2. Here’s a look at what he saw.

RB001oIt was a sloppy and late start to the game

RB002oFred threads one up to Brian Carroll

RB003oPedro Ribeiro is held up by Jamison Olave

RB004oZac MacMath makes an early save

RB005oCarroll settles under pressure from Dax McCarty

RB006oNow that is some kind of bench

RB007oTim Cahill surrenders to Danny Cruz

RB008oMaurice Edu collects the ball as Peguy Luyindula goes to ground and draws the penalty kick

RB009oMacMath picks the wrong side

RB010oThierry Henry puts the Red Bulls up by two

RB011oThe Union gets one back on Ribeiro’s goal

RB012oA big smile from Ribeiro to celebrate

RB013oThe Sons of Ben continue the celebration

RB014oLuis Robles starts to feel the pressure from the bench

RB015oAmobi Okugo heads over Cahill

RB016oOkugo takes the brunt of McCarty’s slide

RB017oFabinho settles a bouncing ball

RB018oVincent Nogueira and Cristian Maidana work the ball up the wing

RB019oEdu rocks a shot at Robles before getting tripped up by Chris Duvall

RB020oRuben Bover Izquierdo tries to hold back Ray Gaddis

RB021oNogs winds his way up the wing

RB022oAndrew Wenger powers a header at the feet of Robles

RB023oEthan White was strong on defense

RB024oWenger gets one called back for offsides

RB025oSaer Sene with a little pull on Edu

RB026oIbrahim Sekagya gets to much of Ribeiro for the second penalty kick of the night

RB027oMister Automatic, Sebastien Le Toux, buries another penalty kick

RB028oRobles also picked the wrong side

RB029oLooks like the Sons of Ben wants one more goal

RB030oLe Toux always has time for his young fans

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


  1. Love how Luyindula is pulling White’s jersey as he dives for the penalty. Should be a retroactive yellow.

  2. Love the 2nd-to-last picture; all those pointing fingers!

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