The two cities are separated by just two hours, the closest in MLS.
"It is,'' Henry admitted to the New York Post. "It is, at the end of the day, MLS or not MLS. It is a rivalry in any sport in the US; when a team from New York plays against a team from Philly or New England or DC you have that type of rivalry and that's the way it is.
"But having said that, for us it's not only the rivalry and winning the game against Philly; it's getting three points because we need three points right now. It could've been anyone coming in we would've had that mentality. Obviously it is Philly and I think their fans travel, so yeah, it makes it extra special.''
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