Philadelphia Union frustrated by ugly second half during road loss to NYCFC
For the first time in the 2019 Major League Soccer season, the Philadelphia Union were hit square in the jaw and could not get off the mat to provide a response.
The Union did not play the part of a first-place team during Saturday’s 4-2 loss to New York City FC during which they let two leads slip away and emotions get the best of them after a controversial penalty concession in the 55th minute.
The penalty in question was debated at length by captain Alejandro Bedoya after the match. The Union midfielder was livid the contact he made with Valentin Castellanos was ruled a penalty by referee Alex Chilowicz.