banner

Soccer

more stats

MLS Game Summary - Philadelphia at Chicago



(Saturday, July 19, 2014)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Philadelphia 1, Chicago 1

Bridgeview, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Union snatched a 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park on Saturday as Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick in stoppage time to help the Union claim a point.

Jeff Larentowicz handed the Fire the lead on the hour mark, but a questionable penalty decision in the 90th minute went against the Fire, allowing Le Toux to fire home the equalizer, which forced Chicago to settle for its third draw in four games.

Both teams had a good chance from a corner kick in the first half, but Sheanon Williams headed just wide for the Union in the 35th before Larentowicz headed a great opportunity over the net from six yards after Harrison Shipp's corner kick.

But Larentowicz atoned for that miss on the hour mark when he was left unmarked in the middle of the penalty area, allowing him to turn a header past goalkeeper Zac MacMath.

Maurice Edu wasted a good chance for the Union 20 minutes from time when he fired well wide from a dangerous position inside the penalty area after Le Toux set him up with a pass from the end line.

However, the Union continued to press and were rewarded in the closing stages when a shot from Le Toux struck the arm of Chicago defender Gonzalo Segares, who was harshly called for a handball despite being just in front of Le Toux.

The Union forward made the most of the opportunity as he stepped to the spot and fired his effort just inside the left post despite goalkeeper Sean Johnson getting a piece of the ball.

07/19 22:36:35 ET

Other Stories

  • Sun Bowl: Duke vs. Arizona State

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Teams TBD

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Panthers vs. Falcons

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on FOX50

  • NFL: Oakland at Denver

    Sunday at 4:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CBB: Louisiana Tech at NC State

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • NHL: Hurricanes at Devils

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • Hawaii Bowl: Fresno State vs. Rice

    Wednesday at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
NBA
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
SAC
10:00pm Tonight
NEV
MARS
10:00pm Tonight
CSFU
TAMCC
 
10:30pm Tonight
HOU
BSU
11:00pm Tonight
WICHS
LMU
11:00pm Tonight
WASH
TULA
11:00pm Tonight
SDST
UCR
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
ARI
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
SJS
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
CAL