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LAFC claims 1st MLS Cup title with shootout win over Union

Nov. 05, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A weary Carlos Vela reluctantly checked out of the MLS Cup final in the 97th minute, giving way to Gareth Bale in a tense 2-2 game. Los Angeles FC's first player and longtime captain had no idea this epic final had only begun to exhaust him and everybody else...

Best vs best: MLS Cup final pits LAFC, Philadelphia Union

Nov. 04, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Soccer’s playoff system rarely rewards the league’s best regular-season teams with the championship celebration they would get in most other top domestic leagues. This season, the identity of the league's best team will be crystal-clear when the...

Union hoping to do their part for Philadelphia on Saturday

Nov. 04, 2022 06:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Philadelphia sports fans came up empty the last time two teams from the City of Brotherly Love competed for a title at the same time. Andre Blake and the Philadelphia Union are hoping history doesn't repeat itself. The Union will be participating in their first...

Nashville's Hany Mukhtar voted Major League Soccer's MVP

Nov. 01, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nashville midfielder Hany Mukhtar has been named Major League Soccer’s Most Valuable Player after leading the league with 23 goals and 11 assists. The 27-year-old German’s combined goals and assists were the fifth most for a season in league history. ...

Philadelphia heads to MLS Cup final with 3-1 win over NYCFC

Oct. 30, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Julian Carranza and Daniel Gazdag scored two minutes apart in the second half and the Philadelphia Union advanced to their first MLS Cup final with a 3-1 victory over New York City FC on Sunday night. The Union will head to Los Angeles and face Supporters...

Philadelphia Union advance to Eastern Conference finals

Oct. 20, 2022 22:25 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Leon Flach scored his first goal of the season on Thursday night in the Eastern Conference semifinals, and the top-seeded Philadelphia Union beat fifth-seeded Cincinnati 1-0. Philadelphia, which is unbeaten at Subaru Park this year (13-0-5), will face the winner...

Philadelphia's Blake, Glesnes earn MLS year-end awards

Oct. 19, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Union's Jakob Glesnes was named Major League Soccer's Defender of the Year and teammate Andre Blake was named Goalkeeper of the Year, the league announced Wednesday. Blake earned the season-ending honors for the third time, the most of any goalkeeper in league...

Cincinnati makes 1st MLS playoffs, visits Red Bulls Saturday

Oct. 14, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

Alvas Powell is grateful for a second chance with Cincinnati. The Jamaican defender was with FC Cincinnati for its inaugural MLS season in 2019, but he stayed just one season before he was picked up by Inter Miami. After stints with Sudan's top league and the Philadelphia Union,...

Atlanta United, Philadelphia Union finish in 0-0 draw

Sep. 17, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Andre Blake had five saves and the Philadelphia Union played Atlanta United to a 0-0 draw on Saturday. Both teams play again on Oct. 1. Philadelphia (18-4-10) visits Charlotte FC while Atlanta (10-12-10) plays at the New England Revolution. ___ ...

Blake propels Union to 2-0 victory over Red Bulls

Sep. 03, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Mikael Uhre scored and Andre Blake stopped three shots to lead the Philadelphia Union to a 2-0 win Saturday over the New York Red Bulls. Uhre's goal put the Union (17-4-9) up for good at 1-0 in the 48th minute. Jack Mcglynn got an assist on the score. ...