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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Three things we learned from Sunday’s game

Talen field criticized, MLS Team of the Week and more in today’s links

MLS: New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Bedoya and Medunjanin criticize field after Red Bulls game
“The field was terrible,” captain Alejandro Bedoya said in a post-game interview on Sunday after the Union’s 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls.

Three things we learned from the Union/Red Bulls game
Although they came out on the wrong end of the result, the Union believed they put in a respectable performance against one of the two contenders for the Supporters’ Shield.

Decision Day looms large in all 11 games, including the Union’s
The Union still control their playoff destiny as they head into the final week of the season — but not by much.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week
As you would expect for the penultimate week of the season, Week 34 of the 2018 MLS regular season was chock-full of terrific performances.

Zlatan tops MLS Jersey sales
You can add yet another milestone to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s dazzling debut season in Major League Soccer.

Record setting weekend in Atlanta and Minnesota
It was a big weekend on the MLS attendance front, as new records were set in both Minnesota and Atlanta.

Has Rooney earned a transfer back to Europe?
The former England captain has become a hero in the US capital thanks to his goals and humility. But some have asked whether he left Europe too soon.

US Soccer News

US soccer CEO Dan Flynn resigns from position
Flynn, 63, was named secretary general back in 2000, a time when the USSF was in extreme financial difficulty, and oversaw a period of rapid growth and increased stability, with the federation now sitting on a surplus of $150 million.

Rest of the World News

Arsenal defeats Leicester City 3-1
Mesut Ozil was at his playmaking best as Arsenal stormed back from a goal down to beat Leicester City 3-1 at the Emirates on Monday night.