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Replays, however, showed it actually was MacMath’s teammate, left back Gabriel Farfan, who knocked the ball out of the goalkeeper’s grasp — kicking off the evening’s chorus of boos and player protests.
United finally drew even in the 71st minute. MacMath, a second-year player who has endured his fair share of struggles for Philadelphia this season, allowed a suspect tally as Boskovic’s free kick deflected off Union defender Amobi Okugo and trickled in.
It turned out to be the game’s final goal. The drama, though, had only gotten started.
“If I gave you my real opinion, I’d probably get suspended — for the rest of the season,” United goalkeeper Bill Hamid said. “But I’m baffled. I’ve never seen anything like this.”
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