Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Philly gets victory it badly needed
by Paul Kennedy, May 14th, 2014 11:02PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS: Week 11] With pressure mounting on Coach John Hackworth after a nine-game winless streak, the Philadelphia Union got the win it desperately needed, beating Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, on the road.

The Union was playing without Maurice Edu, who was ruled out of the game with a concussion and joined the U.S. national team in training at Stanford University. It ahead went on Danny Cruz's goal off a rebound with five minute left in the first half, and Cristian Maidana, who had done the work to set up Cruz's goal, had the winner in the 81st minute, a minute after Dom Dwyer tied the score.



AMWAY DRAMATICS. A Patrice Bernier penalty kick in the seventh minute of stoppage time gave the Montreal Impact a 4-2 win over the NASL's FC Edmonton and a 5-4 aggregate win in the Amway Canadian Championship semifinals. Frank Jonke had scored twice to give the Eddies the lead on away goals after they had fallen behind, 3-0, in the second leg.

The Vancouver Whitecaps beat Toronto, 2-1, to even their series at 3-3, but TFC was perfect in the shootout to advance to the final, 5-3. Michael Bradley played his last game for Toronto before heading off to join the U.S. national team.

MLS WEEK 11, Results:
Wednesday, May 14
Sporting KC 1 Philadelphia 2.
PHI: Danny Cruz 40
SKC: Dom Dwyer (Paulo Nagamura) 80
PHI: Cristian Maidana (Andrew Wenger) 81
Red Card: PHI -- Corbin Bone 90.
Att.: 19,073.



MLS WEEK 11, Schedule:
Saturday, May 17
4:30 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. New York, MLS LIVE
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Montreal, MLS LIVE
Philadelphia vs. New England, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Chivas USA, MLS LIVE
Houston vs. LA Galaxy, MLS LIVE
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado, MLS LIVE
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. San Jose, MLS LIVE
10:30 pm ET
Portland vs. Columbus, MLS LIVE
Sunday, May 18
3 pm ET
Chicago vs. Sporting KC, UniMas

MLS Standings:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
17 Sporting KC 5-3-2 15/68
17 New England 5-3-2 14/10
14 D.C. United 4-3-2 13/11
14 Houston 4-5-2 17/19
14 New York 3-3-5 18/17
------------------------------------------------
12 Columbus 3-4-3 10/11
11 Philadelphia 2-5-5 12/15
9 Toronto FC 3-4-0 7/9
9 Chicago 1-2-6 17/16
6 Montreal 1-5-3 7/17

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
22 Seattle 7-3-1 22/19
20 Real Salt Lake 5-0-5 21/12
16 FC Dallas 5-5-1 20/19
16 Vancouver 4-2-4 16/12
15 Colorado 4-3-3 11/12
------------------------------------------------
10 San Jose 2-3-4 10/11
9 LA Galaxy 2-2-3 8/6
9 Chivas USA 2-5-3 12/19
9 Portland 1-3-6 13/156
------------------------------------------------
MLS: Leading Scorers
G PLAYER, TEAM
9 Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York
8 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
8 Clint Dempsey, Seattle
7+1 Dom Dwyer, Sporting KC
6 Will Bruin
, Houston
6 Alvaro Saborio, Real Salt Lake
5 Quincy Amarikwa, Chicago
5 Michel, FC Dallas
5 Joao Plata
, Real Salt Lake
5 Chris Wondolowski
, San Jose
5 Vicente Sanchez, Colorado

MLS WEEK 12, Schedule:
Wednesday, May 21
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Houston, MLS LIVE
10:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas, MLS LIVE
Friday, May 23
8:30 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. Toronto FC, MLS LIVE, UDN
Saturday, May 24
7 pm ET
Vancouver vs. Seattle, MLS LIVE
New York vs. Portland, MLS LIVE
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. Chicago, MLS LIVE
New England vs. D.C. United, MLS LIVE
9 pm ET
Colorado vs. Montreal, MLS LIVE
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas, MLS LIVE
Sunday, May 25
8 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Philadelphia, UDN
10:30 pm ET
San Jose vs. Houston

MLS WEEK 13, Schedule:
Tuesday, May 27
8 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. New York, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
Wednesday, May 28
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Portland, MLS LIVE
Saturday, May 31, 2014
4 pm ET
Seattle vs. Real Salt Lake, MLS LIVE
5 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. Columbus, MLS LIVE
7 pm ET
Montreal vs. New England, MLS LIVE
D.C. United vs. Sporting KC, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. San Jose, MLS LIVE, UDN
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Philadelphia, MLS LIVE


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. Abroad: Torres absent from Copa Libertadores final    
After starting both legs of the semifinals, Jose Torres did not play for Mexico's Tigres in ...
MLS honors Rothenberg with legacy award    
MLS founder Alan Rothenberg was named the first recipient of an award that will bear his ...
What They're Saying: Prince Ali    
"[Michel] Platini is not good for FIFA, Football's fans and players deserve better. FIFA is engulfed ...
MLS All-Star Game Takeaways: Kaka carries All-Stars    
Brazilian star Kaka says he grew up and loved watching U.S. all-star games. He finally got ...
ICYMI MLS: Penedo leaves Galaxy, Barnetta goes to Philly    
It looks like Donovan Ricketts could be on his way back to L.A. in the aftermath ...
Video Pick: Lloyd golazo ups goal streak to seven games    
If there is one lesson NWSL opponents should have learned from the Women's World Cup, it's ...
What They're Saying: Abby Wambach    
"I haven't made a decision about the Olympics next summer and I would have to make ...
USL Roundup: Board of Governors meets in Denver    
For the third straight year, the USL has held its annual midseason Board of Governors meeting ...
How does MLS All-Stars vs. Liga MX All-Stars sound?    
With Wednesday's AT&T MLS All-Star Game set to pit the MLS All-Stars against Tottenham at Dick's ...
TV Report: Gold Cup reaches more than 6.8 million viewers    
The Gold Cup final between Mexico and Jamaica was watched by 6 million viewers on Univision, ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives