February 18, 2017
Derrick Jones scores decider for Union in Suncoast Invitational
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Derrick Jonesí 73rd-minute goal gave the Philadelphia Union a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the opener of the Suncoast Invitational at Al Lang Stadium Saturday.
Jones provided the Unionís best first-half chance with an early long-range attempt. Philadelphia made eight changes after halftime, Andre Blake, Jack Elliott and Jones the only holdovers from the first half. Chris Pontius set up Jones for a breakaway, Jones rounding the goalkeeper and finishing.