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MLS Power Rankings, Messi saves Argentina, and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Borek Dockal Named Alcatel MLS Player of the Week
Dockal and the Union defeated Vancouver Whitecaps FC by a 4-0 final score on Saturday, June 23 at Talen Energy Stadium, with the Czech Republic native recording the first two goals as part of the victory.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings: Sporting KC grab top spot after comeback win
The Union shoot up to 10 in this week's Power Rankings.

Atlanta United sign midfielder Eric Remedi from Banfield
The club announced today that it has signed midfielder Eric Remedi from Argentine Primera Division club Banfield for an undisclosed fee using Targeted Allocation Money.

Report: Three MLS clubs showing interest in French winger Yannis Salibur
Since 2015, the 27-year-old attacker has scored 18 goals in 84 appearances for Guingamp of Ligue 1. He’s also played internationally for France’s U-17, U-18 and U-19 squads.

Atlanta United’s Nagbe out 2-3 months
Atlanta United midfielder Darlington Nagbe is expected to miss 2-3 months because of an injury.

World Cup News

World Cup schedule, TV and streaming info: Mexico, Brazil aim to win their groups
After getting his 50th goal for Mexico in the win over South Korea, the stage is set for Javier Hernández to rise to even greater heights.

Marcos Rojo the unlikely hero as Argentina beat Nigeria, book last-16 spot
Lionel Messi scored but it seemed like Argentina were heading for an early exit. Then up stepped Marcos Rojo to be the hero vs. Nigeria.

France second string fails big audition as Deschamps struggles to inspire
France are sleeping their way through the World Cup with Didier Deschamps' first- and second-choice lineups failing to find form in Russia.

Croatia end Iceland's dreams of knockout stages with Group D-winning victory
Iceland had the faintest hope of the knockout stages, but Croatia's 2-1 win put those to bed and secured Luka Modric & Co. a top spot in Group D.

Australia's agony as Socceroos bow out of World Cup; Peru savour parting gift
Australia's World Cup adventure ended with a limp defeat to a Peru side who scored the goals their vibrant fans deserved.