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In pictures: Philadelphia Union 4-1 D.C. United

Marjorie Elzey was in the stadium to cover the game against D.C. United on Saturday. Covid has definitely changed the way we are able to cover games, and I am grateful to be able to capture moments and bring you along with me to games. Through my lens and onto your screen, I try to bring action, physicality and moments that the team would be sharing with you, to you. They miss you all and salute you even though you are not in the stands.


Warren Creavalle and Ray Gaddis honor Chadwick Boseman, the Black Panther.


A celebration only seven minutes in as Kacper Przybylko gets the first goal of the game.


Jose Martinez uses all of his skills on the field to win the ball every play.


Ola Kamara pushes to take a shot on goal while Kai Wagner slides in to deflect the ball.


Wagner tackles Kamara while Andre Blake prepares to defend the goal. Wagner left the match soon after this play.


Jakob Glesnes works on his defense against Yamil Asad.


Brenden Aaronson pushes forward even while being chased by two D.C. players.


Donovan Pines attempts to stop Sergio Santos’ shot on goal, but Sergio scores!


Santos sends out his love after his goal in the first half.


Jamiro Monteiro stayed poised and calm even under pressure.


Save by Dre! Andre Blake denies D.C. United’s attempt at a goal.


Axel Sjöberg gives Jack Elliot a glare while Blake surveys the field for the play out of the back.


Jack De Vries gets the call to enter his first game for the Union in Subaru Park.


Warren Creavalle has a great header against Kamara.


Sergio Santos lets the referee know that he missed a call and needs to pay attention to the game.


Olivier Mbaizo rises to the occasion even with Pines trying to anticipate his every move.


Alejandro Bedoya, Jack Elliot and Kasper Przybylko are all ready as a corner taken by Jamiro Monteiro.


Creavalle uses the side of his foot and a nice lean in to win the ball at center field.


Griffin Yow tries the ball from Andrew Wooten.


Ilsinho and Felipe battle it out in the rain for the ball in D.C. United’s half of the field.


A yellow card is given to the Union for a tackle against Felipe Martins, the fourth yellow of the night for Philadelphia.


Brenden Aaronson celebrates his goal – set up by a beautiful pass from Mbazio to Przybylko then to Aaronson for the ‘meg!


Brenden Aaronson celebrates with his teammates, many Homegrown players, after his goal taking the Union to a 4-1 lead against DC United.


If you would like to see more of my work, please check me out on Twitter(@MarjorieElzey), FB (, and Instagram (Pitch_Photos) along with my website: I will be covering the game against Columbus Crew on Wednesday!

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