Philadelphia Union central defender Danny Califf rises to head
the ball against the Houston Dynamo at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., on
Saturday night. The match finished 1-1, which took the Union's
record to 8-5-9 on the season with 12 league games left.
Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon can't save the
Houston Dynamo's late equalizer Saturday night at PPL Park in
Chester, Pa. The match finished 1-1.
New United States Men's National Team coach Juergen Klinsmann,
center, stands next to Philadelphia Union official Carl Cherkin
during the Union's 1-1 tie vs. the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night
at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. Klinsmann and the U.S. face Mexico on
Wednesday night at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly.
The Philadelphia Union have rarely figured out what to do with
Colombian midfielder Roger Torres, who weighs all of 140 pounds
soaking wet. A dynamic force offensively, Torres' defensive
shortcomings have limited his playing time with the team.
Philadelphia Union color analyst Taylor Twellman, right, has
been a breath of fresh air in the team's commentary box. While very
competent, play-by-play man JP Dellacamera tends to trot out the
same banalities game after game. Twellman at least makes you think,
and he has some definite opinions about the way the Union
approaches each match.