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Video replay at the 2018 World Cup, EPL and La Liga recaps: Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/27/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Union's C.J. Sapong probably deserves better treatment from MLS refs
On Tuesday, Union head coach Jim Curtin claimed that C.J. Sapong "gets killed" during the course of a 90-minute soccer game.

Curtin won't say whether Rosenberry will play for the Union on Saturday
The 2016 all-star was benched last week as the Union fell to 0-4-3.

MLS News

Timbers Release Providence Park Expansion Renderings
The Portland Timbers on Wednesday released renderings of the long-awaited proposed expansion of Providence Park. The proposal would expand the stadium by approximately 4,000 seats.

Why does Kaka continue to top the MLS salary chart?
The Brazilian is the highest-paid player in the North American league for the third straight season, which sources tell Goal isn't a coincidence.

US Soccer News

Armchair Analyst: With John Brooks hurt, here are 5 USMNT options at CB
If Brooks is unavailable in June, here are five guys in descending order of likelihood to step in for him and start next to Geoff Cameron.

Rest of the World News

Tottenham cut Chelsea lead as Arsenal keep top-four hopes alive against Leicester
Christian Eriksen kept Tottenham's title hopes alive with a crucial strike to sink Crystal Palace 1-0.

Real Madrid thrash Deportivo La Coruna as Lionel Messi-led Barcelona rout Osasuna
James Rodriguez scored a brace as Real Madrid routed Deportivo to keep pace with Barcelona, who easily defeated Osasuna thanks to a Messi brace.

Report: FIFA will use video replay technology at 2018 World Cup in Russia
Video assistant referees could change the game for the better and have been used a bit in other competitions.

Soccer rivalries: The top 10 club showdowns in the world
SI's Grant Wahl ranks his top 10 rivalries in the world, spanning leagues all around the globe.