Union @ Fire: Beyond The Score (and into Impressionism)

The Union suffered a demoralizing 1-0 loss at Chicago on Sunday evening and swapped last place positions in the league. The main culprit so far has been an anemic offense that seemingly lacks purpose. There was one nice piece of work this season and that was the Real Salt Lake performance. This week we look three stats that highlight the differences in approach between the Chicago and Real Salt Lake matches.

22% – The Union attempted 18 passes into the 18-yard box on Sunday. They landed just four of those attempts for a completed percentage of 22%. Notice the below team passing chart gets more and more red as the passes are higher up the pitch.

from mlssoccer.com

from mlssoccer.com

This passing chart so beautifully depicts the Union’s ineptitude in the final third, I thought this image should

Article source: http://www.brotherlygame.com/2015/3/31/8317041/union-fire-beyond-the-score-and-into-impressionism

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