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In pictures: Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinatti 1-1

Saturday night at Subaru Park and another game ends in a tie. Fans and players expressed frustration with the games result. Although the Union has only lost 1 game this year, they have walked away from 8 games with a tie and have only won 6. With the signing and debut of Forward Chris Donovan this past weekend, the Union are hoping his impressive play with the Union II will continue with the first team.

 

Andre Blake warms up before the game. The sunlight coming through the stadium creates a giant shadow on him on the new pitch.

 

Coming off the field after warmups, Haris Medunjanin, greats the fans in the River End.

 

Malcom Jenkins and Phang get the crowd going with the chant of “Union” after he bangs the big drum.

 

Julián Carranza brings the ball down the field with defender, Tyler Blackett watches for the opportunity to change the play.

 

Leon Flach is tackled by Brandon Vázquez.

 

Pat Noonan returns to Chester, this time coaching for the away team.

 

Andre Blake reacts to the mistakes made by the team.

 

Ray Gaddis leaps over of Andre Blake as he makes a save early in the game.

 

Alejandro Bedoya runs to celebrate with Jim Curtin after a beautiful goal in the 17th minute of the game.

 

Alejandro Bedoya runs to Jim Curtin to celebrate his goal in the 17th minutes.

 

José Martínez takes a fakes a shot causing Brandon Vázquez to react and go down on the play.

 

Andre Blake tries to make a save on a shot made by Brandon Vázquez.

 

Nathan Harriel clears a ball that slips past the fingers on Andre Blake.

 

José Martínez slides to keep the ball in bounds.

 

José Martínez gets a boot to the shin from Álvaro Barreal.

 

Alvis Powell looks at the play on the field while warming up in the second half of the game.

 

A yellow card is issued to Obinna Nwobodo for foul on Leon Flach.

 

Goalie, Roman Celentano, jumps above the line to punch the ball away from the net.

 

Cory Burke looks at the yellow card he was given moments after he entered the game for a hand to the face of FC Cincinnati player.

 

Haris Medunjanin tackles Daniel Gazdag as the tries to take the ball towards the goal.

 

Cory Burke tries to shield the ball and works towards a strike on goal while Nick Hagglund defends him.

 

Jim Curtin and Chris Albright talk after the game.

 

The Sons of Ben create a sign during each game. This one Honor’s Ray Gaddis with an update to the phrase “When Ray scores, We Riot.”

 

Ray Gaddis salutes the fans and the Sons of Ben after the game. He spent a lot of time with the fans in the stadium after the prayer circle with the players after the final whistle.

 

The Union will take on NYCFC on Sunday, June 28 at 6:00. The last time the two teams met, the Union walked away with a win, the first in Yankee Stadium.

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