clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union up to fourth in the East

Fafa storming into the USMNT camp, MLS review, and Weston McKennie pulls out of the upcoming friendlies

MLS: Minnesota United FC at Philadelphia Union Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Union clinch first playoff berth since 2016 with 5-1 win over Minnesota United
The last time the Union made the playoffs, they backed in while swooning. This year, they charged right through the door.

Philadelphia Union's Fafa Picault enters USMNT camp full of confidence
Fafa Picault enters U.S. Men's National Team camp full of confidence after reaching the 10-goal plateau in his second season with Philadelphia.

MLS News

MLS Review: LAFC, Philly and SKC all earn playoff spots
Three more teams, LAFC, the Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City, all locked up spots in the MLS playoffs on Saturday

Wayne Rooney brace leads D.C. United past Chicago Fire
United came back for a vital win thanks to Rooney’s two second half strikes.

‘It’s not in my hands’: Jozy Altidore speaks cryptically about his Toronto FC future
Altidore’s comments after the loss to Vancouver had an unexpected tone.

US Soccer News

Marky Delgado Replaces Weston McKennie on October Kickoff Series Roster
After a week in which McKennie scored his first goals in both the UEFA Champions League and Bundesliga, the MNT midfielder has been diagnosed with a right adductor injury.

Rest of the World News

Liverpool, Man City show they can 'park the bus' to get a good result
Liverpool and Man City have found remarkable success with their aggressive, attacking football but Sunday's 0-0 draw showed they can defend, too.

Lionel Messi's super strike not enough as Barcelona draw at Valencia
Champions Barcelona's domestic strife continued as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia in an absorbing La Liga game on Sunday.

Dazzling Kylian Mbappe scores four goals in 14 minutes as PSG crush Lyon
Leaders PSG, already eight points clear of Lille, extended their winning start to the league season to nine games but it was a hugely flattering score for them after a match where both teams finished the first half with 10 men.