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Brotherly Game Daily Links: MLS Conference Finals Roundup

Atlanta rolls, Portland and SKC draw, and more in today’s links

MLS: New York Red Bulls at Atlanta United FC Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

MLS News

Atlanta takes big lead to New Jersey after a 3-0 against Red Bulls
Josef Martinez scored, more than 70,000 fans showed up and Atlanta United FC won. Again.

Portland and SKC head to Kansas City locked at 0-0
The Portland Timbers outshot their opponents 14 to 9, but could not find the back of the net in the first leg of the 2018 Western Conference Final, settling for a 0-0 draw against Sporting Kansas City.

Rossi hopes to restart career with either New York team
The New Jersey-born Rossi famously could have represented the United States at the international level, but shunned the country of his birth for his parents’ homeland of Italy.

Rest of the World News

Copa Libertadores Final delayed for a second time
No date has yet been specified for the crucial second leg to be played. A meeting will take place on Tuesday to determine the date of the final.

Luiz Scolari leads Palmeiras to Brazilian title
Scolari, Brazil coach when they won their fifth World Cup in 2002 and also in charge of the side humiliated 7-1 at home by Germany on home soil in 2014, took over in July with Palmeiras lying seventh, eight points behind the leaders.