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In Pictures: Union 2-2 Impact

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for a rain drenched Saturday night as the Philadelphia Union came from behind to tie the Montreal Impact 2-2. Here’s a look at what he saw.

2566Eric Ayuk gets position on Ambroise Oyongo

2622Ray Gaddis works out of the back

2632Gaddis and Zach Pfeffer keeps the ball in play

2638Cristian Maidana sprints up the wing

2682C. J. Sapong cuts back on Donny Toia

2701Maidana looking to move through the midfield

2707Pfeffer goes for the quick counterattack

2749Ayuk settles just outside the eighteen

2757Gaddis clears past Andres Romero

2759Ayuk gets position on Toia

2768Richie Marquez looks to find an outlet

2780Pfeffer isn’t sure how he missed that one

2804Maurice Edu clears before Ignacio Piatti arrives

2809Ayuk and Sapong try to contain Victor Cabrera

2829Fabinho reaches for the clearance

2848Andrew Wenger goes head to head with Laurent Ciman

2868Eric Ayuk takes down Jack McInerney for his first yellow card

2879Brian Carroll passes up the middle

2883Wenger works past Oyongo

2895Edu pulls away from McInerney

2900Patrice Bernier takes down Vincent Nogueira for his second yellow

2923Fabinho heads out of danger

2927McInerney blasts one just past Marquez to take the lead

2940Carroll and Maidana work through the rain

2943Gaddis pushes forward

2983Maurice Edu buries the rebound from Fabinho’s shot

3001The Sons of Ben celebrate Edu’s equalizer

3017Ayuk pleads but…

3020gets shown his second yellow and his game ending red

3041Evan Bush punches over Marquez

3057Marquez doesn’t agree with the call that waved off the go-ahead goal

3076Nogueira dances past Marco Donadel

3081Wenger heads past Oyongo

3089Fabinho muscles past Donadel

3103Fred hurdles over McInerney

3133Edu keeps up the pressure

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


  1. Thanks Paul. Hope no equipment was harmed in the capture of these awesome shots! Hats off to you and all the photo contributors to this site!

    • Thanks Montag, I had rain covers but some of my equipment still got wet. Everything seems to be working and hopefully no long term damage.

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