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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Three things from Wednesday

Colorado extend trio, Nashville SC unveils logo and Europa League review

MLS: Rowdies Suncoast Invitational-DC United at Philadelphia Union Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Three takeaways from the Union’s win over DC United
The Philadelphia Union produced an impressive attacking performance Wednesday on their way to a 2-1 win over D.C. United in the Rowdies Suncoast Invitational.

MLS News

Atlanta United lose first game of Frank De Boer era
The Five Stripes were overrun by C.S. Herediano in a 3-1, first-leg loss in the Champions League.

Sporting KC saves face for MLS, beats Toluca 3-0
Kansas City was making only its fourth Champions League appearance (14 matches) since the tournament’s modern era began in 2008-09, while opponent’s Deportivo Toluca FC had also have four appearances but double the matches, and in 2014 they made it to the final, falling to fellow Liga MX side Cruz Azul on away goals.

Nashville SC unveils name and logo
Nashville SC also unveiled their inaugural MLS season hashtag, #BandTogether. They will begin play in MLS in 2020.

Rapids sign trio to contract extension including Keegan Rosenberry
The young rightback doesn’t have his first USMNT cap yet, but was called into January camp by new head coach Gregg Berhalter. Rosenberry’s contract extension begins in 2020 and will take him through the 2022 season.

LAFC signs trialist to full time contracts
Los Angeles Football Club announced they have signed defender Lamar Batista, forward Adrien Perez and goalkeeper Phillip Ejimadu. All three players were trialists for LAFC’s preseason, and have been with the team since the first day of 2019 training camp.

Red Bulls transfer forward to China
The New York Red Bulls transferred forward Anatole Abang to Nantong Zhiyun FC in China League One, the club announced today.

Rest of the World News

Europa League review, Chelsea and Arsenal advance
Arsenal suffered a huge upset losing the first leg 1-0, but enjoyed the perfect start with a Zakhar Volkov own goal putting them ahead after just four minutes of the second leg.