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Philadelphia Union News

Brenden Aaronson receives first senior national team invite for Nations League matches
18-year-old midfielder will be part of the team for Nations League matches against Cuba in D.C. and Canada in Toronto.

Stout defense, Heber key for NYC vs Union
Any guess when they last beat a playoff team on the road? May 11, when the light blues knocked off LA Galaxy. Since then, New York City has done an admirable job of grinding out a point here and there, but when they win on the road it’s against teams like Cincinnati, Colorado, and Vancouver.

Why the Union can’t get past page D6
A big part of why a whole lot of Philadelphia, media and potential fans alike, aren’t taking the Union seriously is the history that gave us all a sinking feeling Sunday night around 7:30.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings: Minnesota United inch up to top three
Union drop to the fifth spot in this week’s MLS Power Rankings.

New York City FC could play MLS Cup playoff games at Citi Field, club says
NYCFC are 11-1-5 at Yankee Stadium this season, but may be forced to play MLS Cup playoff games in Queens because of a scheduling conflict with the New York Yankees.

Rest of the World News

Champions League scores: Ronaldo sets record; Juventus and Manchester City go for a stroll; Spurs embarrassed at home
Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Juventus all came away with victories. Meanwhile, Tottenham was on the wrong end of the most lopsided result of the day.