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In pictures: Philadelphia Union 2-1 New England Revolution

The Union were able to earn three points with a win late in the second half of game against New England Revolution, bringing their winning streak to three games.

The starting lineup had some new faces with Paxten Aaronson taking the role of the center attacking mid, while Jack McGlynn made his first start of the season in the midfield. The game started with Stuart Findlay, José Martínez, Jack McGlynn and Jakob Glesnes all taking shots on goal. The first half ended scoreless and uneventful.

In the second half, New England struck first with a goal in the 61st minute giving them the lead. Jim Curtin made early substitutions bringing in Mikael Uhre and Alejandro Bedoya for Leon Flach and Paxton Aaronson in the 63rd & 64th minutes. This new combination gave the Union the spark it needed and netted a goal by Uhre in the 75th minute. Kai Wagner registered his 10th assist on the year tying him for second in the MLS and making him the first Union player to achieve that many assists in a season. He currently has 27 in his career with the Union putting him in 3rd place. Daniel Gazdag took at PK in the 79th minute, securing the win for The Boys in Blue. Stuart Findlay made his final appearance for the team.

 

Freeway meets fans and gets ready to pump the crowd up with the banging of the drum before the match.

 

Andre Blake makes a diving save during warm-ups.

 

The team prepares to take their starting positions against New England Revolution.

 

Andre Blake and Jacob Glesnes talk about their plan for the defense early in the first half of the game.

 

Stuart Findlay takes his chances and shoots early in the first half

 

Jonathan Bell knocks the ball away from Julián Carranza just as he is getting ready to try to score.

 

José Martínez takes an early shot on goal that misses just off to the side of the post.

 

Djordje Petrovic makes a jumping save in the first half of the game.

 

Union and US Teammates, Jack McGlynn and Paxten Aaronson were both in the starting line-up.

 

José Martínez used footwork to keep control of the ball against Carles Gil.

 

Jack McGlynn strikes the ball and then strikes again for his rebound in the first half.

 

Stuart Findlay gets his head on the ball early in the match.

 

Julián Carranza relieves the ball midfield

 

Julián Carranza and Jonathan Bell fight for the ball,

 

Jack McGlynn made his first season start during the game.

 

Daniel Gazdag reacts early in the first half to losing the ball.

 

Kia Wagner stands ready for a set piece after being awarded a penalty.

 

Nathan Harriel and DeJuan Jones have a physical battle to get to the ball.

 

Daniel Gazdag takes the ball towards goal after Julián Carranza is taken down by Tommy McNamara.

 

Julián Carranza under pressure from New England players keeps his eyes on the ball as it comes towards the net.

 

José Martínez keeps Carles Gil at an arms length in the middle of the field.

 

Mikael Uhre gets his head on corner kick by Kai Wagner. This assist by Kai, brings his total to 27 putting him in the 3rd spot for most assists by a Union player.

 

Mikael Uhre’s goal is celebrated by Alejandro Bedoya and Olivier Mbaizo.

 

Daniel Gazdag and Tommy McNamara collide inside the box.

 

Fans react to the call awarding the Union at PK.

 

Daniel Gazdag puts power behind the PK award in the 79th minute. This goal puts the Union up by 1 and secures the victory.

 

The team celebrates Mikael Uhre’s goal in the 61st minute trying the game at 1.1.

 

A “Doop in the ole onion bag”

 

Cory Burke brings the ball towards goal but is stopped by DeJuan Jones.

 

Djordje Petrovic surveys the field as he gets ready to start the play in the second half.

 

Cory Burke is held by DeJuan Jones after a pass is made towards the box.

 

Alejandro Bedoya and Henry Kessler battle in the corner for the ball.

 

Bruce Arena leaves the field after this team let up a lead in the 79th minutes with a PK being awarded to the Union.

 

A prayer circle was created after the last whistle at the center of the pitch.

 

Jim Curtin is all smiles after the game. A late start to scoring gave the Union their 3rd straight win.

 

Jack McGlynn smiles at Jack Elliot as he leaves the field.

 

Jack Elliot is all smiles as Andre Blake as he leaves the field after a big win.

 

After a great performance, Stuart Findlay gives his last salute to the crowd in a Union kit.

 

The Union travel to Orlando City SC’s Exploria Stadium on Saturday, July 23

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