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In pictures: D.C. United 2-1 Philadelphia Union

Photos: Marjorie Elzey

PSP photographer Marjorie Elzey traveled to Audi Field in Washington, DC to capture the Philadelphia Union taking on DC United in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.

LAMAR HUNT CUP 2019

The Union XI: Alejandro Bedoya, Olivier Mbaizo, Jamiro Monteiro, Fafa Picault, Fabinho, Matt Freese, Mark McKenzie, Aurelien Collin, Sergio Santos, Ilsinho, and Haris Medunjanin

 

Monteiro looks relaxed and in control while protecting the ball.

 

Ilshino takes on Mora and Birnbaum.

 

Sergio Santos leaps to aviod the slide tackle.

Santos leaps over D.C. United defender Leonardo Jara.

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Matt Freese (1) punches out the PK kick from Wayne Rooney

Matt Freese punches away a free kick taken by Wayne Rooney.

Santos can't belive the Union missed the chance to get a goal.

Santos clasps his hands on his head in frustration after missing a goal scoring opportunity.

 

Sergio Santos attempts a bicycle kick for a goal in overtime.

Santos gets creative with a bicycle kick in hopes of getting a goal on the board.

 

Matt Real (32) tried to win the ball in overtime.

Matt Real wins a header against Ulises Segura in the pouring rain.

 

Wayne Rooney (9) takes a penalty kick with Monteiro (35) and Ilsinho(25) making the wall.

Rooney takes a free kick.

 

Wayne Rooney is disappointed that Matt Freese was able to stop his shot on goal.

Rooney is clearly disappointed that his shot on goal was stopped.

Anthony Fontana finally puts one into the “onion bag,” giving the Union a 1-0 lead in extra time.  Later on Twitter it was said he wanted to give his father a goal for his birthday — happy birthday Mr. Fontana!

 

DC United celebrates the winning goal

The lead was short lived. D.C. celebrates one of their two extra-time goals.

 

Mark McKenzie left it all on the field and laid in the pouring rain after the final whistle.

 

Union manager Jim Curtin came over to thank the Union supporters who traveled to Audi Field.

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