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Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/22/18

Union pummel the Impact, FC Dallas lose in the Champions League, and Fox’s World Cup schedule is released

MLS: D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Union beat reserve-heavy Montreal Impact 5-0 in Suncoast Invitational
CJ Sapong had a brace, Marcus Epps a pair of assists in dominant performance for the Union in Clearwater on Wednesday.

Philadelphia Union draft pick Aidan Apodaca signs with Steel FC
The purest goal scorer in NCAA last year gets a USL deal.

MLS News

ESPN Plus’ niche audiences could help increase MLS exposure
Self-dubbed as the “Netflix for sports,” ESPN Plus, a new streaming service from Disney is set to make its debut this spring.

The depressing history of MLS versus Liga MX in CONCACAF Champions League
We're about to embark on the 2018 edition of the CONCACAF Champions League, and with it comes a new structure that avoids MLS and Liga MX sides meeting in the first round of knockouts.

The Crew want to move to Austin – but does Austin want the Crew?
The MLS franchise is planning to leave Columbus and move 1,200 miles to the south. But not everyone in their proposed home would welcome them.

Marchisio could make MLS move as he prepares for Juventus exit
The Italian has struggled with fitness and form and could make the move to America having vowed not to play for another Serie A club.

Rest of the World News

De Gea stars as Man United escape Sevilla with goalless UCL draw
Wednesday's trip to the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan was the Red Devils' first Champions League last-16 match since 2014, but their performance in this first leg was one to forget.

Fred nets winner as Shakhtar Donetsk beat Roma in first leg
Shakhtar Donetsk pulled off a second-half comeback to beat Roma 2-1 in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg in Ukraine on Wednesday night.

Fox to air 38 World Cup games on network TV in U.S.
Fox Sports will air 38 of the 64 games of the 2018 World Cup on network television in the United States.

Report: Turner Sports To Hire Steve Nash as Soccer Analyst
Like countless other great athletes before him, Steve Nash will make the foray into the broadcast booth. But his situation is a little unique, as he won't be commenting on games in the sport he played.