Philadelphia Union and Sierra Leone intentional midfielder Michael Lahoud in the photo could not have imagine how the first Month of the MLS season have gone much worse for them.
The winless Philadelphia squad has been dominated by injuries, mistakes, bad breaks, rough calls and silly fouls through the first months of their 2015 campaign.
Today the U’s will be looking to end their winless streak, at home in front of watchful fans. The Eastern Conference side are 10th first from bottom on the table – and hosting New York City in another intriguing contest Today’s Eastern Conference matchup.
Philadelphia Union have suffered their third consecutive defeat in dramatic fashion, falling 3-2 to Sporting Kansas City on the road as the home side scored the tying and winning goals in second-half stoppage time.
Lahoud, 28, made his first start of the season playing the whole match but was not able to help his side avoid defeat away to Kansas City.
Lahoud, 28, made his first start of the season playing the full 90 minute but was not able to help his side avoid defeat away to Kansas City.
For Union this season, Lahoud has appeared in four matches, starting once, was an unused substitute in their opening league game against Rapids.
The former Chivas midfielder came in the 79th for C Maidana in their 3-all draw against Real Salt match day two.
Lahoud starts from the bench again in their 2nil defeat at home hosting Dallas but later the Sierra Leone born was brought in to replace E White in the 81st minute.
He joined the Union in 2012 from Chivas USA and has appeared in 37 MLS matches for Philadelphia over the past three seasons.
Philadelphia Union /10th in Eastern Conference/ Scores & Schedule
7 Mar/ Philadelphia Union 0 – 0 Colorado Rapids
15 Mar/ Real Salt Lake 3 – 3 Philadelphia Union
21 Mar/ Philadelphia Union 0 – 2 FC Dallas
29 Mar/ Chicago Fire 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union
6 Apr/ Sporting KC 3 – 2 Philadelphia Union