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NYC reaches Eastern Conference final after penalty shootout

Dec. 01, 2021 01:06 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Sean Johnson saved Adam Buksa’s attempt during a shootout and all five of Johnson's teammates scored as New York City FC advanced to its first Eastern Conference final 5-3 on penalty kicks following a 2-2 playoff draw with the New England Revolution on Tuesday...

Philadelphia Union tops Nashville in a shootout

Nov. 28, 2021 21:28 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake made two spectacular saves, Nashville missed on two penalty kicks and the Philadelphia Union won a shootout Sunday to advance to Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference final for the first time in franchise history. Philadelphia won the...

Danish journalist union advises against travel to Qatar

Nov. 25, 2021 04:19 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Union of Journalists is urging all Danish journalists not to travel to Qatar to cover next year's World Cup, saying the Arab country cannot be trusted. “I do not trust Qatar," said Allan Boye Thulstrup, the union’s deputy...

Nashville advances past Orlando, faces Philadelphia Sunday

Nov. 23, 2021 22:30 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored his second goal of the game in the 74th minute and Nashville beat Orlando 3-1 on Tuesday night. Nashville will play the Philadelphia Union on Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Mukhtar, who has...

Glesnes scores in 123rd, Philadelphia advances in playoffs

Nov. 20, 2021 17:54 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Jakob Glesnes scored from distance in the 123rd minute and the Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday in the opening match of the MLS playoffs. The goal helped Philadelphia beat the Red Bulls in the opening round for the...

Philadelphia hosts Red Bulls in rivalry to open MLS playoffs

Nov. 19, 2021 16:05 PM EST

The last time the Philadelphia Union faced the New York Red Bulls to open the Major League Soccer playoffs was in 2019. And it was memorable — especially for the Union. Philadelphia fell behind 3-1 in the first half, only to come back and win 4-3 in extra time. Marco...

Case against labor leader, council member goes to jury

Nov. 10, 2021 13:31 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal court jury must now decide on the corruption case against a powerful Philadelphia labor leader and a city council member. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Schmehl gave instructions to jurors Wednesday and released them to begin deliberations in...

NYCFC ties Union 1-1, secures No. 4 seed in playoffs

Nov. 07, 2021 22:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín “Taty” Castellanos scored his 19th goal of the season to give short-handed New York City FC a 1-1 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Sunday, clinching a home game in the first round of the MLS playoffs. Fourth-seeded New York City...

Philadelphia beats Cincinnati 2-0, moves into 2nd in East

Oct. 31, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Daniel Gazdag and Paxten Aaronson scored and the Philadelphia Union beat Cincinnati 2-0 on Sunday night to move into a second-place tie in the Eastern Conference. Gazdag scored in 11th minute when Olivier Mbaizo’s shot skimmed of his head. Aaronson...

Philadelphia Union rally to tie Toronto FC 2-2

Oct. 27, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Substitute Sergio Santos scored on a header in the 77th minute to give the Philadelphia Union a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC on Wednesday night. Santos took Kai Wagner's cross and beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg for his sixth goal of the season. ...