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In Pictures: Union 2-3 Crew

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Saturday night as Philadelphia Union collapsed against the Columbus Crew and fell 2-3 in a heartbreaking loss. Here’s a look at what he saw.

Col001pThe game started with such high hopes

Col002pAndrew Wenger with a strong push into the box

Col003pVincent Nogueira gets past Bernardo Anor

Col004pSteve Clark had to make some early saves

Col005pConor Casey settles in traffic

Col006pCarlos Valdes clears one from the back

Col007pWenger takes a high ball on the chest

Col008pZac MacMath was solid down at The River End

Col009pRay Gaddis takes on Ben Speas

Col010pEthan White works the ball up the middle

Col011pMacMath collects another ball

Col012pCasey almost gets one past Clark

Col013pSebastien Le Toux with a nice cross

Col014pWhite controls and moves forward

Col015pLe Toux could not get past Clark

Col016pClark takes the ball off of Amobi Okugo’s foot

Col017pDanny Cruz flies into the play

Col018pCruz collects the Union’s first goal

Col019pWith a little celebration from Fabinho

Col020pNogs brings it up the wing

Col021pCruz joins Nogueira on the attack

Col022pWenger celebrates with Edu after scoreing the second goal

Col023pThen the wheels started falling off the cart…

Col024pAnd falling…

Col025pAnd falling

Col026pWenger almost equalizes

Col027pAntoine Hoppenot is added to the mix

Col028pMacMath still had work to do

Col029pPedro Ribeiro heads toward goal

Col030pIt was not to be

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

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