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Analysis

Who is the Union’s best steal?

Tim Jones dives deep into the Union’s salary cap.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union represented internationally, MLS international break, USMNT beats Mexico

Plus, news from international action all around the world.

Analysis / Breaking News

MLS’s plan for a lower-division stepping-stone league

Tim Jones gives his observations on the news that MLS has a new lower division league project, first reported by the Athletic.

Footy on the Telly / Soccer on TV

Footy on the Telly June 5 – 11

USMNT v Mexico Sunday night. Interesting Friendlies Tuesday and lots of World Cup Qualifying matches this week.

Analysis / Featured / Tactical Analysis / Union

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.

Daily news roundups / Uncategorized

News Roundup: Andre Blake’s achievement, MLS plans to launch new league, Real Madrid hire Ancelotti

Plus, the Nations League semifinals take place tonight.

Photo essays

In pictures: Philadelphia Union 3-0 Portland Timbers

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Sunday night as the Philadelphia Union defeated the Portland Timbers in a cold, rainy but exciting game.

Featured / Union

The Union are creating their own luck

Sunday night showed a team taking advantage of a situation, rather than falling victim to one.

Player ratings / Union

Player Ratings: Philadelphia Union 3 – Portland Timbers

Soft competition made for soft grading, but still there were standouts in the Union’s home win on Sunday.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union beat Timbers, Pulisic wins Champions League, USMNT fall to Switzerland

The Union kept another clean sheet in the league, earning a 3-0 win over the Portland Timbers Sunday night. Several Union players were recognized for their performances over the weekend and from last season. Christian Pulisic is the first American male to play in and win the UEFA Champions League final. The USMNT fell to Switzerland Sunday 2-1 in a friendly.