CHESTER, Pa. - Patrick Mullins scored in the 87th minute to lift New York City FC past the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Saturday night in the teams' third and final meeting this season.

Mullins followed Jeb Brovsky's throw-in as it rolled into the 18-yard box, shielding defenders to line up his shot. His left-footed strike deflected off the back of defender Richie Marquez's leg and skirted just inside the right post.

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C.J. Sapong opened the scoring in the 46th minute for the Union (4-9-3), converting Sebastien Le Toux's corner kick with a right-footed shot from the center of the box. It was Sapong's third goal in four games.

Thomas McNamara tied it for NYC FC (2-7-5) in the 53rd minute with a long-distance rocket into the upper right corner of the goal for his first goal of the season and second of his career.