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In pictures: Philadelphia Union 1-1 New York Red Bulls

All photos: Marjorie Elzey

The rivalry continued on Saturday night when the New York Red Bulls visited Subaru Park to take on the Philadelphia Union. The game kicked off early with a bonfire to burn the Red Bull in the Sons of Ben parking lot. The game had fire and spark but the battle ended in a 1-1 tie. Daniel Gazdag put one in the net in the 47th minute, giving him his sixth goal of the season. He is currently tied for second place in the MLS for most goals scored this season. The Union dropped to third place after the match. The boys play again on Wednesday against Inter Miami CF.

At the heart of every Red Bull lies the Philadelphia Union Badge.



Carlos Coronel gets his hands on the ball before Jack Elliot can get to it.


Tom Barlow beats Sergio Santos to the ball with a header.


Leon Flach receives the ball on the offensive side of the field.


The play that gave Dylan Nealis his first yellow card of the night. An illegal take down on Julián Carranza.


A yellow card is issued to Dylan Nealis in the first half. This card gave the Union a penalty kick which we scored our only goal of the night.


Daniel Gazdag takes another shot on goal in the second half.


Nathan Harriel takes down Luquinhas with a slide tackle.


José Martínez is ready to go after the ball.


Sergio Santos tried to put one in the net but John Tolkin and Carlos Coronel stop him.


The New York Red Bulls celebrate a goal while a man down.


Carlos Coronel celebrates the goal tying the game.


Nathan Harriel battles for the ball with Dru Yearwood.


Alejandro Bedoya raises his first in celebration. After VAR, the goal would be called offside.


Cory Burke celebrates the joint effort for the 2nd goal for the union. Unfortunately, it did not stand leaving the game in a tie.


Jay Sugarman was field side for the second half of the game. Here he was celebrating the 2nd goal that was then called offside.


Jack Elliot tries to get to the ball before Carlos Coronel can get his hands on it.


José Martínez and Carlos Coronel exchange words during the heated match.


Wittiness from the River End showcases the MLS missing 2 red cards in games that would have given the Union the advantage of playing with a man up.

Thomas Edwards talks with referee, Rubiel Vazquez, about the yellow card that will be issued to Dylan Nealis giving him a red card due to accumulation.


After receiving his 2nd yellow card in the match, Dylan Nealis leaves the field.


Young fans in the River End share their thoughts of the Red Bulls.


Jim Curtin salutes the crowd as he leaves the field at the end of the game.


The next game for the Union is on Wednesday, May 18th at 7:30 at Subaru Park.


One Comment

  1. Tim Jones says:

    Nicely done, Marjorie, nicely done.

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