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In pictures: Philadelphia Union 3-0 Portland Timbers

All photos credit Paul Rudderow

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Sunday night as the Philadelphia Union defeated the Portland Timbers in a cold, rainy but exciting game. Here’s what he saw.

Jose Martinez does not mind working in a crowd.

Sergio Santos gets a step on Yimmi Chara.

Martinez launches one up the wing.

Jack Elliott cleaning house.

Kacper Przybylko looking for the cross.

Jacob Glesnes controlling the back line.

Jamiro Monteiro with a cross from the corner.

Olivier Mbaizo settles a cross field pass.

Przybylko opens the scoring with a nicely placed header.

Leon Flach keeps pressing forward.

Przybylko with another nice header off a set piece.

Santos finishes it off for the second goal.

Elliott helping out on the corner.

Flach finishes the play.

Great celebration but no goal!

Andre Blake jumps on a loss ball.

Alejandro Bedoya with a nice volley to the wing.

Santos doing the hard work in the corner.

Cory Burke does much of the hard work but Elliott gets the goal.

Monteiro cuts into the eighteen.

Blake make the save to preserve another shutout.

Paxten Aaronson readies for his Union debut.

Burke could have made it 4-0.

Aaronson did well with his touches.

A late cameo for Quinn Sullivan.

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


  1. Lots of great action shots! As usual! Very cool to have your perspective on plays still fresh in my mind from the stands!!

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