A second half of dominance produced no goals for the Union, who earned their first west coast point but were good enough that they should have had more.
A scoreless draw on the road against a team that hadn’t scored a goal in 3 of its previous 4 matches. That is what Union left San Jose with Saturday night. While Chris Wondolowski was in the lineup (though you wouldn’t have known it based on his high complaint-to-actually playing the ball ratio), they were missing Bobby Convey and Steven Lenhart. The latter two have given Union many problems, so their absense made this a match that should have more closely resembled the thrashing in Toronto. Union dominated possession and chances, yet scored the same number of goals as the ‘Quakes, and yours truly: zero.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Despite playing without two of their defensive stalwarts, the Union registered only their second shutout since the beginning of May in a scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium on Saturday.
Nowak's remarks don't answer everything, but there's more detail in there than you might expect. Given how little public information ever gets out there about MLS trades that involve allocation money, I found what he had to say pretty useful.
In his office on the top floor of the old Delaware County Electric power plant along the river in Chester, Philadelphia Union chief executive officer and managing partner Nick Sakiewicz points to a photo of the December 2008 groundbreaking at PPL Park just down the block.
When PSP runs our live commentary during away matches, we get lots of interesting comments and questions from readers. We take those comments and try to put together a list of questions that get to the heart of what Union fans want to know about the team.
Santa Clara, Ca. – Looking for their first victory in the Pacific Time Zone in team history, the Philadelphia Union settled for a 0-0 draw and one point…
Santa Clara, Ca. — Down four starters from their previous match, the Philadelphia Union managed to steal a point on the road Saturday again…