By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Chester, Pennsylvania — The Philadelphia Union knew something had to change. Facing a 1-0 deficit, head coach Jim Curtin put his star subs into the game.
Shortly after that, the Union were leading. They defeated the New England Revolution 2-1 on Saturday night at Subaru Park.
With the win, the East-leading Union are 10-2-9. The team has 39 points.
The Revolution fell to 6-7-7 with the loss. The team has 25 points.
New England got on the board first. Gustavo Bou scored in the 61st minute.
A short time later after Bou’s goal, Curtin put his captain Alejandro Bedoya into the game in the 63rd minute. The following minute, Mikael Uhre entered the field.
Both Bedoya and Uhre were resting after having three games in nine days. The Union won all three games.
In the 75th minute, the Union tied the game, as Uhre scored.
Following a penalty in the box, the Union were given a penalty kick. Daniel Gazdag scored past the diving Revolution goalie Djordje Petrovic.
In their first meeting on May 28th, the two teams finished in a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Bou and Uhre scored goals for their respective teams in the previous meeting.© 2007-2022 The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcasted, rewritten, or redistributed.