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Brotherly Game Daily Links 9/6/17

Union back in action, MLS Power Rankings, US result, and other games from around the world.

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Philadelphia Union News

UNION FACT CHECK: Union plays second expansion team in as many games when facing Minnesota
Philadelphia Union return to MLS action this week to take on new MLS franchise Minnesota United in the Twin Cities on Sept. 9.

It's time for the Philadelphia Union to finally sell Andre Blake
For the Philadelphia Union to take the next step as a team it is time to cash in on their prized asset, Andre Blake.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings, Week 26: Updated rankings after light week
No movement for the Union in this week's Power Rankings.

Atlanta United set to play first match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday
Atlanta United will make a bit of history on Sunday, when they’ll host FC Dallas in the first-ever soccer match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

MLS Expansion Update: Miami, Nashville, Sacramento, Detroit, Phoenix, St. Louis
The latest updates on MLS expansion for Miami, Nashville, Sacramento, Detroit, Phoenix, St. Louis, San Diego and even LAFC.

US Soccer News

USA at Honduras, 2018 World Cup qualifying: Final score 1-1, Wood nabs a late equalizer
Phew!

U.S. Soccer denies NASL Division 2 status for 2018
The U.S. Soccer Federation has denied the North American Soccer League Division 2 status for 2018, a move that threatens the league's future.

Rest of the World News

Spain on brink of World Cup finals, Serbia close too after Ireland win
Spain maintained their place at the top of Group G with an 8-0 thrashing of Liechtenstein, capping an impressive week en route to the World Cup.

CONMEBOL Brazil's 9-game win streak snapped in Colombia, Chile fall to Bolivia
Brazil's perfect World Cup qualifying record under coach Tite ended with a 1-1 draw at Colombia, while Chile fell to Bolivia in La Paz.

AFC - South Korea, Saudia Arabia qualify for World Cup; Syria to face Australia in playoff
South Korea booked their place at a ninth straight World Cup with a 0-0 draw against Uzbekistan, who are out after Syria earned a late draw.