Philadelphia Union News
Union welcome strong Toronto FC Saturday night to Subaru Park
Toronto FC made a huge splash during the summer transfer window last season with the additions of Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Bernardeschi. The Italian duo have combined for 17 goals and eight assists since coming across the Atlantic and are a key focal point for every opposing coach.
Jim Curtin faces his mentor, Toronto’s Bob Bradley, at a crucial time for him and the Union
The Union haven’t won a regular-season game since March 12, and Curtin’s lack of a contract past this year continues to turn heads around MLS.
Matchday 9: What to know, how to watch on MLS Season Pass
Now for the soccer: Matchday 9 begins with two new teams – St. Louis City SC (West) and New England Revolution (East) – atop the various conferences. Will they remain there come Sunday evening?
Seattle Sounders star Raúl Ruidíaz out with another hamstring injury
The 32-year-old Peru international suffered the injury during Seattle’s 4-1 loss at the Portland Timbers in Matchday 8 on the same play he scored his team’s lone goal. He underwent an MRI on Thursday that revealed the strain, and now could return for games in late May.