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Postgame analysis: LA Galaxy 2-0 Philadelphia Union

Although injury forced an early change, the Union tried a new-look lineup with Marco Fabian as a second striker on Saturday night. PSP’s Peter Andrews breaks down the how and why of another new tactical look from Jim Curtin.

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The gulf

Should Union fans be proud of their team after two straight losses to start the season? Peter Andrews on what Jim Curtin’s postgame comments reveal about the club and its supporters.

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Postgame analysis: Union 1-3 Toronto FC

Lineup choices, the end of the right-side tilt, the 3-5-2, and the foibles of Haris Medunjanin. PSP’s Peter Andrews breaks down the good and the bad from a disappointing loss in the season opener.

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Grading Ernst Tanner’s offseason moves

Ernst Tanner’s first offseason in Philadelphia is complete. PSP’s Peter Andrews issues a report card for the German’s major transactions.

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In Marco Fabian, Union on the verge of the biggest signing in club history

The Union looks set to make the sort of splash their fans have been craving. PSP’s Peter Andrews breaks down the reported signing of Mexican attacker Marco Fabian.

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On the first day of preseason, two signings and three burning questions

The Union hold the first practice of their tenth season today. PSP’s Peter Andrews looks at three big questions facing the club in preseason, including how two rumored new signings will fit in with the club.

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Six thoughts on the Union’s 2019 schedule

MLS released the 2019 schedule yesterday, giving Union fans their first full look at the season ahead. PSP’s Peter Andrews investigates what we can glean from 34 scheduled matches.

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What the Rosenberry trade tells us

The trade of the popular right back sent waves through the Union fanbase on Wednesday afternoon. PSP’s Peter Andrews breaks down the risks, rewards, and what the move indicates about the Union’s aggressive sporting director.

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A traveler’s guide to MLS’s west coast stadiums

Thinking about watching the Union out west next season? PSP’s Peter Andrews offers his observations after visiting every stadium on the west coast.

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Season review: Earnie Stewart’s legacy

The Union’s biggest midseason move was Earnie Stewart’s departure to U.S. Soccer. With a new sporting director in charge, Peter Andrews tries to make sense of Stewart’s mixed legacy with the Union.