Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Union drop friendly to AFC Bournemouth

CHESTER - English Premier League side AFC Bournemouth dominated the Philadelphia Union en route to a 4-1 win in an international friendly at PPL Park Tuesday. A

AFC Bournemouth scored the first goal of the game in the 20th minute as Joshua King sent the ball into the top corner passed Union goalkeeper John McCarthy. The second Bournemouth goal followed six minutes later from Callum Wilson's strike.

The Union tried to make it a game in the 35th minute with Richie Marquez´s header from Sheanon Williams' cross but Bournemouth regained its two goal lead in the 62nd minute after Marc Pugh capitalized on Tokelo Rantie's assist.

The final goal came in the 85th minute after Fred fouled Marc Pugh in the box. Tokelo Rantie scored his first goal of the night as he sent the penalty into the top left-hand corner of the goal.

The Union return to MLS action on Saturday in Toronto.
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