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Match analyses: Columbus and Chicago

It’s been a busy week in Unionland, with three games packed in. As a result, Jeremy Lane gives you a two-fer today, with analysis of both the home win over Columbus and the road draw against Chicago.

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Match analysis: Philadelphia Union 3–0 Portland Timbers

An undermanned Portland Timbers side came to Subaru Park on Sunday, and were summarily dispatched, 3-0. Here’s how the Union did it.

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Match analysis: Chicago Fire 0–2 Philadelphia Union

On Saturday afternoon, the Union comfortably dispatched with a weak Chicago Fire team, 2–0, without ever hitting high gear.

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Match analysis: Columbus Crew 0–0 Philadelphia Union

It was the first game of the year, but also the third. So, what did we learn?

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Match analysis: LAFC 3-3 Philadelphia Union

One of the most entertaining Union matches of all time saw the visitors steal points in LA. Here’s how they did it.

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Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Atlanta United FC

PSP’s Shayan Waseh takes a closer look at the Union’s triumph over Atlanta.

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Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 3-1 D.C. United

D.C. United is the Union’s favorite punching bag. PSP’s Peter Andrews breaks down the effect of Jim Curtin’s lineup changes and looks ahead to how the club will replace suspended captain Alejandro Bedoya this weekend.

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Postgame analysis: Chicago Fire 2-0 Philadelphia Union

The Union succumbed to their own mistakes in a 2-0 loss to the Chicago Fire. PSP’s Chris Gibbons breaks down another tough road loss.

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Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 2-0 Chicago Fire

PSP’s Peter Andrews looks at what we learned from the Chicago match on the midfield, Marco Fabian, and shots on target.

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Postgame analysis: Real Salt Lake 4-0 Philadelphia Union

The Union played their worst match of the year on Saturday night. Contractual obligations require a match analysis.