C. J. Sapong

Philadelphia Union

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-3 Montreal Impact

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Philadelphia Union could not hold onto a three goal lead at home and continue to search for a win after a 3-3 draw with Montreal Impact.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Montreal Impact – THURSDAY

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The two worst teams in the Eastern conference square off this Saturday. Montreal is looking to build on their first victory of 2017. The winless streak is significant for the Union, but so is their four game losing streak. Is this the week Jim Curtin's men change their fortune?

Match report: Philadelphia Union 0-2 NYCFC

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The Union fell to NYCFC 2-0 at home to remain winless on the season.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-3 Portland Timbers

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The Union fell to a third straight defeat with a 3-1 home loss to the Portland Timbers. Updated, with Three Points.

Sapong taking new role in stride four games into Union season

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One year ago, C.J. Sapong was the unquestioned top forward on the Philadelphia Union depth chart, and he responded by rippingthe back of the net on five occasions in his first nine matches.

Despite the strong start, though, Sapong faded toward the back end of the season, much like the club as a whole, and the mission of Earnie Stewart and Jim Curtin to create depth at every position created a new challenge Sapong has welcomed.

Player of the week: C.J. Sapong

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For the Union, it was a game without many positives. One player, however, shone brightly. C.J. Sapong is PSP's player of the week.

Sapong, Simpson and the road

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C.J. Sapong brought the Union to life on Saturday. After a rough opening travel schedule, the Union get an extended home stretch to sort out their offensive problems and figure out what lineup makes them hum. PSP's Dan Walsh explains.

Player ratings: D.C. United 2-1 Union

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The winless streak continues, as the Union turn in a poor performance. For the most part, they played as individuals. Let's evaluate them as such.

Have the Union answered our questions?

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Jim O'Leary asks if we know more about this team after three games than we did in preseason?

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Orlando City SC-THURSDAY

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We take a look at the upcoming Philadelphia-Orlando match. Here is a few things to watch when the teams take the field in central Florida.

Player ratings: Union 2-2 Toronto

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PSP's weekly player report card. Please sign and return.

Postgame video: Union 2-2 Toronto

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PSP's Mike Servedio and Greg Orlandini break down the match. Interviews with Rosenberry, Blake, Medunjamin, Bedoya and Sapong. Postgame press conference with Curtin. Click on for more.

Player ratings: Whitecaps 0-0 Union

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Who impressed? Who didn't? PSP hands out player ratings for the Union's opener.

Player to watch: Alejandro Bedoya

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We look at Alejandro Bedoya, the final player in the season preview's "Players to watch" series. The U.S. international will be asked to do many things. Where will he excel, where will he struggle, and is he the face of the Philadelphia Union?

Question to answer: Are the Union a playoff team?

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Can the Union meet or even exceed the benchmark they set last season? PSP's Jim O'Leary takes stock.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Montreal Impact

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Montreal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against the Union in preseason play.

Video: Philadelphia Union Media Day

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Interviews from Union Media Day with Jim Curtin, Josh Yaro, C.J. Sapong, Auston Trusty, and Fabian Herbers.

A chat about the 2017 Union: Part 1

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PSP's Dan Walsh and Peter Andrews have some thoughts about the 2017 Union. About a week's worth of thoughts, actually. Part 1 looks at the striker position.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/7/16

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Prepare for Alejandro Bedoya the CAM
For the Philadelphia Union, there is a large hole in the lineup with Barnetta returning to Switzerland. Luckily there is a DP ready to take the reigns.

C.J. Sapong puts "accomplished season" in review
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Match report: Toronto FC 3-1 Philadelphia Union

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Sebastian Giovinco, Jonathan Osorio, and Jozy Altidore were all on target as Toronto FC dispatched the Union in the first round of the MLS Playoffs.

The Union’s collapse is not a regression to the mean

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The Union should be a good team right now. Instead, they're collapsing toward the playoffs so poorly that they don't deserve the off-season, and the coaching staff deserves some of the blame, writes PSP's Dan Walsh.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-2 Orlando City SC

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The Union turned in one of their worst home performances of the season, losing 2-0 to Orlando with a chance to clinch a playoff spot on the line.

Tribbett vs. Yaro: Stats and redemption

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The stats show Ken Tribbet is just as good as Josh Yaro, if not better. He'll get a chance to redeem himself Saturday vs. Toronto. Also, a closer look at the playoff race and observations on the Union's Kevin Krantz signing, courtesy of PSP's Dan Walsh.

Match report: Portland Timbers 2-1 Philadelphia Union

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Fanendo Adi and Diego Valeri were both on target as the Timbers edged the Union 2-1 in Portland.

Six thoughts on Philadelphia Union

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Some observations on Philadelphia Union, in light of their draw with Montreal on Saturday.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 Montreal Impact

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Matteo Mancosu's late goal canceled out Tranquillo Barnetta's fine effort as Philadelphia and Montreal drew 1-1.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 Sporting Kansas City

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Roland Alberg and Tranquillo Barnetta were on target as the Union defeated nine man Kansas City 2-0.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-3 Toronto FC

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Sebastian Giovinco, Drew Moor, and Jozy Altidore all scored as Toronto FC defeated Philadelphia Union 3-1 on Saturday night in Chester.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 1-2 Real Salt Lake

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Joao Plata and Javier Morales were both on target as Real Salt Lake defeated the Union 2-1 in Chester.

Beyond the obvious stats: Barnetta, Sapong, and the Union

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Dan Walsh on some of the little things on the field that are behind the Union's turnaround in 2016.

Sapong, Yaro regaining fitness ahead of Union's home stretch

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The Philadelphia Union will be presented with the perfect remedy to overcome Saturday's loss to New York City FC in the coming weeks.

Jim Curtin's men begin a stretch of four home games in five Major League Soccer matches on Wednesday as the Chicago Fire visit Talen Energy Stadium.

The goalposts have moved for Philadelphia Union

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Yes, the goalposts have moved for Philadelphia Union. Preseason expectations are long gone. This team is an MLS Cup contender, and Union fans and management should treat them accordingly. PSP's Dan Walsh weighs in on fan questions about this.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-0 D.C. United

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Richie Marquez opened his MLS account in extra time to lead Philadelphia Union to a 1-0 win and the top of the Eastern Conference.

The Union are a good team. Can they improve?

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A year ago, you would have given up Philadelphia Union for dead if they gave up a third minute goal on the road. Not anymore. This is a good team. Can they get even better?

The Union Connection: Montreal Impact 1-1 Philadelphia Union

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A beautiful team goal capped by Sapong's finish secured a 1-1 draw for the Union on short rest at Stade Saputo.

Faced with the adversity of playing in the rain, the adversity of playing on short rest, and the adversity of playing a team also at the top of the Eastern Conference Standings, the Union managed a come from behind 1-1 draw early Saturday evening at Stade Saputo in Montreal.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Los Angeles Galaxy

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Keegan Rosenberry scored his first MLS goal as the Union came from behind to rescue a point, drawing LA Galaxy 2-2.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes

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Philadelphia Union went up a man but gave up a late goal as they split the points with San Jose Earthquakes Saturday in Chester, PA.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/28/2016

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Philadelphia Union's C.J. Sapong: DUI 'changed my life' - ESPN FC
ESPN's Jeff Carlisle interviewed CJ Sapong on how last year's DUI incident helped change his life.

ExtraTime Radio: Is C.J. Sapong latest Philly star from Planet Lovetron?

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Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-3 Orlando City

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C.J. Sapong equalized for the Union and Ilson, Jr. produced a brilliant goal as the Union played to a 3-3 draw in a 135-minute scrimmage that was not available for viewing by the public.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/14/16

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Here's why C.J. Sapong belongs in the MLS All-Star game
The Union are touting C.J. Sapong's All-Star credentials today.

Union-City Islanders renew rivalry for first time after six-year affiliation
The Union will be back in action this coming Wednesday against the Harrisburg Islanders.