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Brotherly Game Daily Links: What did we learn from the Toronto game?

MLS review, European news, and more in today’s links

MLS: Philadelphia Union at Toronto FC Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Toronto FC Vs Philadelphia Union: 3 things we learned
Toronto FC carved open the Philadelphia Union on Friday night as they returned to MLS duty. Here are three things that were learned from the 3-0 victory.

Rate the U: More disappointment on the road
Will Keegan Rosenberry get the highest rating yet again after another bad overall performance?

Berhalter salutes 10-man Crew SC’s ‘outstanding effort’ in Seattle shutout
While the Union were getting lit up by the defending MLS Cup champions, their next opponent was holding last year’s MLS Cup runner-ups to a scoreless draw.

MLS News

New York Red Bulls win Hudson River Derby 4-0 over NYCFC
The New York Red Bulls pummeled New York City FC 4-0 Saturday afternoon to win Major League Soccer’s Hudson River Derby.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was exactly what the MLS needed, says U.S. based Joe Cole
Joe Cole thinks that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made a "massive impact" in U.S. football already as his personality, as much as his abilities on the field, have captured the imaginations of the fans.

Local News

Five Players with local ties called up to USWNT U18/U19 training camp in San Diego
List of 48 players includes Emily Gray (Penn Fusion / Washington Township, N.J.), Rebecca Jarrett (Boston College / Washington Township, N.J.), Shea Moyer (Penn State / Wyomissing, Pa.), Giovanna DeMarco (Wake Forest / Gwynned Valley, Pa.) and Villanova goalkeeper Hensley Hancuff.

Junior Lone Star to play NPSL home games in South Philly
The local club opens their 2018 NPSL season next Sunday at the South Philly Super Site. The team had previously played NPSL home games at Bonner Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill.

Rest of the World News

Arsenal hierarchy want emerging coach to replace Arsene Wenger
Senior figures within the Arsenal hierarchy favour the appointment of a young, emerging coach as Arsene Wenger's replacement, sources told ESPN FC.

Former Man United manager Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes brain surgery
Manchester United have confirmed that former manager Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

Diego Simeone handed Europa League final touchline ban
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's touchline ban for the Europa League final was confirmed on Friday.