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Union notes, Sarachan extended, and the Knockout Stage of the World Cup is set

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Philadelphia Union News

Borek Dockal makes history, Jim Curtin coaches against his mentor, and other Union observations
Boris Dockal's player of the week award was just the seventh such award to be given to a Union player.

Why everybody wants to play with Warren Creavalle
The man wearing number two for the Union is Curtin's prototype of a professional.

MLS News

Chicago Fire weigh options to keep Aleksandar Katai beyond loan
Aleksandar Katai wants to stay in Chicago. Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic wants to keep him around.

Top 5 all-time English Premier League transfers to MLS
Four of these guys came across the pond as veterans, while one would make his name in MLS from a young age.

US Soccer News

Dave Sarachan to stay on as USMNT interim manager through end of year
The contract extension will not preclude U.S. Soccer from hiring another coach.

Rest of the World News

Gareth Southgate resting England's best is a gamble that will pay off only with a win vs. Colombia
Gareth Southgate rested most of his first XI in England's loss to Belgium. How his side fare against Colombia will determine if it was worth it.

Colombia lose James Rodriguez but win Group H as fair play dooms Senegal
After VAR helped one Colombian defender, another scored a vital winner to eliminate Senegal, who paid the price for yellow-card indiscipline.

Japan's 'fair play' yellow card victory leaves a sour taste for Senegal
What an irony it was to see Japan celebrate going through to the knockout rounds of the World Cup, under the guise of fair play.

Tunisia secure third place in Group G with defeat of Panama
Neatly-taken second-half goals by Fakhreddine Ben Yousseff and Wahbi Khazri gave Tunisia a 2-1 victory over Panama in their final Group G match in Saransk on Thursday and secured the North Africans their first World Cup finals win in 40 years.