In a match between third and fifth, it was the latter that came out victorious, with the Philadelphia Union defeating the visiting New York City Football Club, 2-0, on Saturday night.
Cory Burke scored his fifth goal of the season, to help the Philadelphia Union down a frustrated 10-man Houston Dynamo, 3-1, on Wednesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Philadelphia Union, on the backs of an early Alejandro Bedoya goal and solid defending from their young defenders, defeated Orlando City SC 1-0, to advance to the Semi-Finals of the U.S. Open Cup.
Atlanta United, powered by second-half goals from South American stars Josef Martinez and Hector Villalba, defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Saturday, at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA.
Adama Diomandé scored three goals, as Los Angeles Football Club defeated the visiting Philadelphia Union 4-1 in the clubs’ first-ever meeting in Major League Soccer.
Cory Burke’s second-half goal was the difference, as the Philadelphia Union held on to defeat the New York Red Bulls 2-1, in the Fifth Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, at Talen Energy Stadium.