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In Pictures: Union 0-0 Rapids

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for a chilly start of the 2015 season as the Philadelphia Union had to settle for a 0-0 tie with the Colorado Rapids. Here’s a look at what he saw.

CO001ANew faces in this year’s starting eleven

CO002ASteven Vitoria works it out of the back

CO003AAndrew Wenger with an early cross

CO004ASebastien Le Toux inside the box

CO005ARais Mbolhi snags one out of the air

CO006ARay Gaddis pushes forward to get off a cross

CO007AFernando Aristeguieta tries a shot towards goal

CO008AEthan White blasts one out of the back

CO009AVincent Nogueira weaves his way up through the middle

CO010AVitoria holds up the progress of Gabriel Torres

CO011ACJ Sapong tracks down a loose ball

CO012AWenger almost finds the corner

CO013ASheanon Williams launches one out of the back

CO014AMaurice Edu controlling play in midfield

CO015AWhite with a strong header up field

CO016ASapong shielded from the ball by Marcelo Sarvas

CO017ALe Toux slides to take the ball off of Michael Harrington

CO018ACristian Maidana pushes past Vicente Sanchez

CO019AAristeguieta held up by Axel Sjoberg

CO020AGaddis out paces Sarves

CO021AMbolhi cuts off a cross

CO022AAnother one goes just wide

CO023ANogs settles in traffic

CO024AMaidana harassed by Sarves

CO025ANot this kind of game again!

CO026AEdu surveying for an opening

CO027AConor Casey with a nice header on goal

CO028AZach Pfeffer enters to spark the offence

CO029AWenger gets his legs tied up

CO030AMaidana takes a punch from Lucus Pittinari

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


  1. Amazing shots, Paul. That one of Irwin and others watching Wenger’s shot hit the bar is incredible.

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