By Anthony Caruso III | Editor

Chester, PA – The Philadelphia Union knew something had to change. Facing a 1-0 deficit, head coach Jim Curtin put his star subs into the game.

Shortly after, the Union was in the lead. They beat the New England Revolution 2-1 on Saturday night at Subaru Park.

Daniel Gazdag (Philadelphia Union Photo)

With the win, the leading Union in the East is 10-2-9. The team has 39 points.

The Revolution fell to 6-7-7 with the loss. The team has 25 points.

New England was the first to sign up. Gustavo Bou scored in the 61st minute.

Shortly after Bou’s goal, Curtin put on his captain Alejandro Bedoya in the 63rd minute. The next minute, Mikael Uhre enters the field.

Bedoya and Uhre were resting after playing three games in nine days. The Union won all three games.

In the 75th minute, Union equalized the game, as Uhre scored.

Following a penalty in the area, the Union received a penalty. Daniel Gazdag scored past diving Revolution goalkeeper Djordje Petrovic.

In their first meeting on May 28, the two teams finished in a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Bou and Uhre scored goals for their respective teams in the previous encounter.

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