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MLS: Orlando City SC at Philadelphia Union Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

2017 Union Goal of the Year Winner: Union Team Goal
With more than 75 percent of the vote, Union fans voted the team's goal against FC Dallas, featuring brilliant passing and a clinical finish from CJ Sapong, as the 2017 Goal of the Year.

MLS News

As MLS continues expanding, could a form of pro/rel become necessary?
Major League Soccer keeps growing. With 22 teams swelling to 28 in the near future, will the league soon need to adopt a form of promotion/relegation?

Atlanta United's Miguel Almiron overtakes Andrea Pirlo for best-selling jersey in MLS
The Atlanta United midfielder had MLS's top-selling jersey in 2017, followed by Bastian Schweinsteiger. Just two U.S. internationals made the Top 10.

Report: Atlanta United pay $1.7 million for a player they might not acquire
So this is news.

Assessing MLS' expansion candidates: The frontrunners and favorites
In part one of a two-part series, Jeff Carlisle assesses the frontrunners and favorites of the 12 cities vying for an MLS expansion place.

US Soccer News

Weston McKennie copes with missed World Cup, eyes bright US future
The 19-year-old midfielder is making quite the impact with German club Schalke 04, and now, as the U.S men's national team looks to the future, Weston McKennie is more than determined to be a part of the solution.

Rest of the World News

Johansson strikes as Sweden take upper hand against Italy
Italy must beat Sweden at San Siro on Monday to have any hope of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia after Jakob Johansson condemned the Azzurri to a 1-0 first-leg defeat in Stockholm.

Senegal seal place at World Cup finals with victory over South Africa
Senegal became the third African country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by defeating South Africa 2-0 on Friday.

Neymar helps Brazil defeat Japan as England hold Germany
Neymar scored a penalty and missed another Friday in Brazil's 3-1 friendly win over Japan in France on Friday.

Lozano and Lukaku exchange braces as Mexico draw Belgium in Brussels
Hirving Lozano announced himself on the European stage, scoring twice as Mexico drew 3-3 with Belgium in Brussels on Friday.