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Union finally win, MLS and European recaps: Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/7/17

A win feels so good.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union 3, New York Red Bulls 0: Instant recap and player ratings survey
The Union finally win their first game of the 2017 season

The Philadelphia Union need a target man
Free kicks, corners, and Jay Simpson are all going wasted.

MLS News

Jozy Altidore gives Toronto FC win at Seattle Sounders
Jozy Altidore scored from the penalty spot and Toronto FC won at the Seattle Sounders in a rematch of last year's MLS Cup final on Saturday.

Was Stefan Frei’s MLS Cup save ‘perfect’?
Sounders goalkeeping coach Tommy Dutra thinks it was.

Kurt Larson: Is Jozy Altidore more appreciated in Canada than in the USA?
Why do Canadian soccer fans seemingly appreciate Altidore more than his own fellow countrymen?

US Soccer News

2017 Meet the Underdogs: Well-traveled Colorado Rush head to Arizona for its first-ever US Open Cup match
The Littleton-based Colorado Rush have a big trip to make for its first-ever Lamar Hunt US Open Cup appearance.

Rest of the World News

Man City boost top-four hopes with Palace rout Hull lose to Sunderland
Manchester City eased to victory against Crystal Palace as Swansea beat Everton to climb out of the drop zone.

Messi Suarez and Neymar lift Barcelona as Real Madrid cruise without Ronaldo
Lionel Messi, Luis Surez and Neymar surpassed 100 goals in all competitions for the season as Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-1 on Saturday.

Monaco return to Ligue 1 summit after easy win while PSG rout Bastia
Monaco won 3-0 at Nancy to end Saturday as they began it, three points clear at the Ligue 1 summit.