Bedoya will miss the Union's June 3 game at New York City FC, but Medunjanin won't leave until after it.
Though the margin was just the minimum, there was a full serving of drama in the game.
The Southwest Philadelphia-bred midfielder has seized headlines with a big performance at the under-20 World Cup.
For the first time in its history, the Union's Talen Energy Stadium will play host to a friendly game between two clubs without the Union on the field.
The midfielder helped save the U.S. from an embarrassing defeat.
For as well as C.J. Sapong has played this year, the team still needs better players.
We now know the salaries of the team's new signings, including Jay Simpson and Haris Medunjanin.
Despite the poor result, Union captain Alejandro Bedoya was a leader on and off the field on Saturday.
The thriving lower league is looking to broaden its horizons now that it has solidified its place on the American soccer landscape.
There's another significant way in which the Union's academy program stands out: the degree to which it works with local youth clubs, instead of fighting against them to attract top players.
VANCOUVER, B.C. - After the Union's scoreless draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place on Sunday, I asked Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya for his thoughts on the U.S. Soccer Federation's new bylaw that requires players to stand during the playing of the national anthem before kickoff.
There are all kinds of reasons to assume the Philadelphia Union and Vancouver Whitecaps have little that link them together. Yet the clubs have much in common.
The Union signed one of their 2017 draft picks, defender Aaron Jones, to a senior level contract on Thursday.
The Union's latest preseason game is Wednesday night against the Montreal Impact, as part of the Suncoast Invitational at the Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex in Clearwater, Fla. You can watch live video here. Kickoff is set for just after 7 p.m.
The Union added depth to their attacking midfield lineup on Wednesday by signing playmaker Adam Najem, a product of the New York Red Bulls' academy and the University of Akron.