Originally written on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Finally, after three straight losses dating back to last season, the Union got a win over the Houston Dynamo.  After reaching the MLS Final last season against the LA Galaxy, the Dynamo hope a playoff spot is still in their future, but the Union put a little bit of a roadblock in their plans tonight with a decisive victory.  The loss is a definitely a step back for Houston, while the win still keeps Philadelphia’s playoff hopes alive, despite the very slim chance that they will make the post season.  Had the Union lost or drawn the match, any hope of making the playoffs would have been lost.  Even if the playoffs are unlikely, a win is a win, and the Union proved that with the right players on the field, they can still score some goals. Freddy Adu, who has been the subject of much ridicule this season, showed that he is a big part of this team’s future going forward, scoring two of the team’s three goals this afternoon.  His first came in the 28th minute, after a frenzy in front of ...
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