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Gazdag has a brace in Union’s 3-0 win over NE Revolution

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Chester, Pa. — What a difference a few days could make. Philadelphia Union played to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday night against D.C. United.

Then, the Union’s offense sparked the team’s 3-0 victory on Saturday night against the New England Revolution at Subaru Park.

Dániel Gazdag celebrates a goal against the New England Revolution (Photo by the Philadelphia Union)

This was the Union’s 21st win all-time in the series against the Revolution. The team holds a 21-9-9 record against their fellow conference opponent.

Dániel Gazdag had a brace in the game. He scored his first goal in the 56th minute.

Then, he struck again approximately 20 minutes later. Gazdag converted a penalty kick, past Revolution goalkeeper Djordje Petrovic during the 74th minute.

Julián Carranza added the third tally during the 88th minute when he scored.

Philadelphia (6-3-4, 21 points) had their most goals in a game since scoring four goals in a 4-2 win over Toronto FC on April 22nd. The Union is currently fifth in the Eastern Conference.

This is the third MLS shutout for the Union this season. The team had a 1-0 shutout against Chicago Fire on March 11th.

Then, earlier this month, the team had a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls.

New England (7-3-3, 24 points) has dropped its last two games. The Revolution also dropped a 2-1 loss to Inter Miami CF on May 13th.

This was also their second shoutout on the season. They were previously shutout 4-0 against LAFC.

The Revolution is the third-best team in the Eastern Conference. Their 24 points trail Nashville SC by one point, who has 25 points.

FC Cincinnati leads the league at the time of publication with 30 points. They had a league-leading nine wins through 13 games.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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