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In Pictures: NYCFC 1-1 Union

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for a chilly night in Yankee Stadium as the Philadelphia Union came back with a late goal to tie the New York City FC 1-1. Here’s a look at what he saw.

NYC001AYankee Stadium at the start of the match

NYC002AMichael Lahoud with another strong showing at midfield

NYC003AEric Ayuk challenges Ned Grabavoy

NYC004ASheanon Williams blocks David Villa’s shot

NYC005AVincent Nogueira leaps over Jason Hernandez and earns a yellow card

NYC006AMaurice Edu and John McCarthy push Khiry Shelton to the outside

NYC007ALahoud looks for options

NYC008AAyuk gets position on Villa

NYC009AEdu with a soft header back to McCarthy

NYC010AMcCarthy pushes Shelton just wide enough to cut the angle

NYC011ASteven Vitoria gets a toe to the ball before Villa

NYC012AEdu hits one up to Lahoud

NYC013AAdam Nemec having a hard time following the twisting Nogs

NYC014ARay Gaddis looks up field

NYC015AFernando Aristeguieta finds space out on the wing

NYC016AAndrew Wenger gets a step on Josh Williams

NYC017AAyuk breaks away from Mehdi Ballouchy

NYC018AAristeguieta does seem to draw a crowd

17174566265_eeb8118e42_kMcCarthy has little chance on Mehdi Ballouchy’s shot

NYC020ANogs goes down hard before leaving the game

NYC021AThanks to Williams we have a new demonstration from the Ministry of Silly Walks

NYC022AZach Pfeffer fends off Ballouchy

NYC023ASebastien Le Toux gets shouldered off the ball

NYC024APfeffer looks to work up the middle of the field

NYC025AWilliams blows a tire to allow Wenger into the eighteen

NYC026AA New York City fan didn’t like Le Toux and probably liked him less after the goal that followed

16554406643_b927a1069f_kC.J. Sapong jumps on the ball coming off of Edu’s head before scoring the late equalizer

NYC028ACristian Maidana and Sapong keep pressing on offense

NYC029aSapong with a late break into the box

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


  1. old soccer coach says:

    Many hanks! Great pix.

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