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  • April 9, 2011
  • • 7:05 PM
  • • Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Referee: A. Prus
  • • Attendance: 19027

Live Commentary

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  • There's the final whistle! The Philadelphia have won it!
  • Roger Torres' goal is the difference. New York controlled play, but in the end a mistake in the back leads to the goal and a Red Bulls loss.
  • 92'
    The Red Bulls look frustrated. They have controlled play but can't get that much needed goal
  • 92'
    The Union had a break but Le Toux gives the ball away on a 3 on 1
  • 90'
    3 minutes have been added and the Red Bulls are attacking with everything they have
  • 90'
    Marquez; Free kick goes off Henry's head and away from the goal
  • 89'
    Free kick for Red Bulls in a dangerous area
  • 85'
    SubstitutionJ. Agudelo Mehdi Ballouchy
  • 85'
    SubstitutionMehdi Ballouchy J. Agudelo
  • 84'
    A little acting from Condoul to try and earn Le Toux a card
  • 82'
    Yellow Card R. Miller
    Late foul on Torres earns Miller a yellow card
  • 81'
    Yellow Card R. Miller
  • 81'
    Le Toux springs Williams down the flank but the chance doesn't produce much.
  • 80'
    As expected, the Union have dropped 11 behind the ball and are in defense mode.
  • 79'
    New York's corner is headed wide, Goal Kick
  • 77'
    Yellow Card Danny Mwanga
    Mwanga sees yellow for his rash challenge on Marquez
  • 76'
    Yellow Card Danny Mwanga
  • 75'
    New York is answering with a lot of pressure as they miss a one time shot very high
  • 74'
    The goal was Torres' first with the Union, occurred about 10 seconds after he came on as a sub.
  • 72'
    Expect the Union to drop in and defend now
  • 68'
    Goal Roger Torres
  • 68'
    SubstitutionLuke Rodgers Dane Richards
  • 67'
    Goal Roger Torres
    GOAL!!! Philadelphia
  • 67'
    Assist Danny Mwanga
  • 67'
    New York gives the ball away in the back, Mwanga takes it and plays it to Roger Torres all alone in the 18. The young striker knows exactly what to do with that!
  • 67'
    SubstitutionDane Richards Luke Rodgers
  • 66'
    SubstitutionC. Ruíz Roger Torres
  • 66'
    SubstitutionRoger Torres C. Ruíz
    19 year-old Roger Torres comes in to replace Ruiz
  • 65'
    The Union get a free-kick 35 out
  • 65'
    Le Toux takes it, and shoots it way over the bar.
  • 61'
    Williams produces another dangerous long throw but the Union can't finish a ball that bounced around in the box
  • 59'
    SubstitutionDanny Mwanga Justin Mapp
    The number 1 pick from 2010's Super draft comes into the game for Philadelphia
  • 58'
    SubstitutionJustin Mapp Danny Mwanga
  • 55'
    Chippy play continues into the second half. These two teams, don't seem to like each other very much
  • 53'
    Ruiz picks Ream's pocket but an unfortunate bounce gives the ball back to New York
  • 51'
    DeRo has an opportunity from the top of the 18, the one time shot goes very high
  • 49'
    Mondragon takes a rebound off the boards behind his net to the face. He's a little embarrassed but he's shaking it off
  • 48'
    After a half-hearted attempt at a bicycle kick from Henry, Limpere hits a shot wide
  • 47'
    Williams' long throw is one of the best weapons in the MLS
  • 46'
    Le Toux hits a cross off the keepers foot and it very nearly gets in the net but pops over for a corner!
  • 45'
    And we're underway with the second half!
  • Second half coming up!
  • Red Bulls are holding a huge advantage in possession but the Union are getting their chances through quick counter attacks.
  • No goals yet, but eventful nonetheless. Physical play, close calls on shots, and two rivals looking for 2 points.
  • Scoreless tie in Chester at Half-time
  • 42'
    He's back up and good to go
  • 42'
    Valdez is down for the Union
  • 40'
    Henry has his shot blocked from the top of the 18
  • 37'
    Another corner to New York caught by Mondragon who tries another counter
  • 35'
    Mapp plays a great through ball, but Le Toux can't quite get his foot on it
  • 34'
    Dane Richards tries an impossible volley that flies way over the bar. Would have been the goal of a life-time.
  • 34'
    Mondragon punches it away
  • 33'
    Another corner to New York
  • 33'
    Aguedelo hits the cross-bar! after getting through the Union defense. That's the 2nd post he's hit!
  • 32'
    Caught by Mondragon and thrown down the field for a quick counter
  • 31'
    Corner to New York
  • 29'
    Yellow Card Dane Richards
    Richards punished for his challenge
  • 29'
    Ruiz is down after a late challenge from Richards, but he should be fine
  • 28'
    Yellow Card Dane Richards
  • 26'
    Henry has a cross from Solli come right to his chest, but he can't pull the trigger.
  • 25'
    New York is getting their chances through possession.
  • 23'
    Carlos Ruiz has another long strike that forces a save
  • 22'
    Mondragon is furious with the linesman after the corner call
  • 22'
    Another corner to Red Bulls
  • 21'
    Aguadelo has a deflected shot go off the post!
  • 20'
    Physical game. There is certainly no love lost between these two teams.
  • 19'
    Corner to Red Bulls
  • 18'
    Califf has the free kick come right to his feet with a small area to put it away, but he misses wide
  • 17'
    Carroll has a hamstring pull that forced him out of the match
  • 17'
    Williams gets a handball call wide of the area. Chance for Philadelphia
  • 14'
    Yellow Card Rafa Márquez
  • 14'
    Yellow Card Rafa Márquez
    after a play on call, Marquez gets yellow for his challenge on Le Toux
  • 13'
    Red Bulls are looking dangerous now, after a low cross forces a sliding save from Califf
  • 13'
    Shot goes into the wall, few complaints for a handball, but nothing doing
  • 12'
    DeRo is fouled at the top of the box. Free Kick for Red Bulls from 25 out
  • 11'
    Game getting a little chippy early. A couple fouls for both sides
  • 8'
    Carroll's Injury didn't look like much, but off he goes
  • 6'
    SubstitutionAmobi Okugo Brian Carroll
    Okugo comes in for an Injured Brian Carroll.
  • 5'
    SubstitutionBrian Carroll Amobi Okugo
  • 3'
    Carlos Ruiz rips a shot from 50 yards out with the keeper out of his net. He just hits it over.
  • 3'
    Red Bulls have controlled the ball early on
  • And we're underway at PPL Park!
  • Both supporters sections are here tonight. The house should be rocking tonight!
  • We are moments away from Kick-Off in Chester, PA
  • Should be a great match tonight. Always a lot of fun when these two teams meet. The I-95 rivalry is sure to be alive and well at PPL Park tonight
  • Tonight will be Dwayne De Rosario's first start with Red Bulls after he was traded from Toronto last week.
  • Both teams sit at 2-1 on the young season.
  • The game will be broadcasted on ESPN 2. If you can't watch it on your televisions, you can hear everything you'll need right here!
  • Hey there, folks! This is Dan Kurish of I'll be bring you updates and events from the Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls game today from Chester, PA