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In Pictures: Union 3-3 Fire

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Sunday night for Philadelphia Union’s 3-3 tie with Chicago Fire. Here’s a look at what he saw.

4767Steven Vitoria closes down Jason Johnson

4778Fernando Aristeguieta takes an elbow to the back of the head

4781Aristeguieta takes an elbow to the back of the head or did I just say that?

4791Jim Curtin was on his feet early and often

4851Warren Creavalle out touches Johnson

4879Good thing Joevin Jones wasn’t in the box

4912Tranquillo Barnetta winds up for a shot

4932Fabinho put everything into his blast…

4937….and celebrates after his goal

4946Dollar dog night but no one was buying

4975John McCarthy collects a loose ball

4980Barnetta squares and heads forward

4994Ray Gaddis works up field with Eric Ayuk

5004Ayuk looks for an outlet pass

5017Cristian Maidana flicks to the breaking Ayuk

5052Mark Geiger gives a yellow card to the linesmen for upstaging him

5159Fabinho blocks out Patrick Nyarko

5222C. J. Sapong outjumps Matt Polster

5230Sapong controls in midfield

5263Michael Lahoud looks to push forward

5290Richie Marquez with a powerful header on goal

5309Brian Carroll with a point blank shot

5336Sebastien Le Toux places one in the corner

5350Mike Magee takes advantage of a couple non-calls to tie up the game

5360I do not care how bad the calls are, I want you to control your bench

5377Lahoud heads over to Fabinho for one last run up field

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

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