Union U-17s advance in the MLS NEXT Cup Playoffs


The Philadelphia U-17s won their first game of the MLS NEXT Cup Playoffs, handily defeating the Portland Timbers 2-0.

The reigning champions displayed a dominant performance on both ends of the field, finishing the day with a clean sheet. The victory featured impressive first half goals from Sal Olivas and Eddie Davis. Their efforts secured a lead early, and in the second half, the Union's defense prevented Portland from any offensive success.

Sunday's win pushes the team onto the next round of games on Monday, June 19. They are set to play LA Galaxy at 3:15pm CT/4:15 pm ET.