Philadelphia Union defender Danny Califf (right) peels away in celebration near teammate Shaenon Williams after Califf scored in the 5th minute against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Califf's goal held up as the Union started their season with a 1-0 win.
Philadelphia Union striker Carlos Ruiz puts his left arm out for leverage while waiting for a ball during the team's 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Ruiz received a yellow card on the play.
Philadelphia Union defender Danny Califf, who scored the game's only goal, celebrates with goalkeeper and new club captain Faryd Mondragon after a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.
ESPN soccer analyst John Harkes says the Philadelphia Union can contend for the MLS playoffs this season.
ESPN soccer studio host Max Bretos says the Philadelphia Union's signing of 39-year-old Colombia goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon can pay huge dividends for the team.