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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Three Union members make MLS Team of the Week

More Union members qualify for the Gold Cup, Luciano Acosta wanted by Turkish side and more in today’s links

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MLS: Columbus Crew SC at Philadelphia Union Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

David Accam and Alejandro Bedoya make MLS Team of the Week
Check the bench and you’ll see the Union had a third member of the club make Team of the Week.

Union trio help countries secure bids to 2019 Gold Cup
Andre Blake and Cory Burke helped Jamaica qualify for the Gold Cup, while Warren Creavalle helped Guyana qualify for their first ever Gold Cup.

FC Cincinnati wins second match in a row in 2-0 rout of New England
Union next travel for their first ever match at Cincinnati, let’s see how their last game went.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: All 24 teams in review for Week 4
A limited week, but still plenty to talk about.

MLS Team of the Week: Week 4
Check out the rest of the Week 4 MLS Team of the Week.

Luciano Acosta in talks with Turkish side Fenerbache
This would be the second time in recent memory that D.C. United fans and Super Lig fans shared a mutual interest, as Gary Medel had been talking to D.C. before signing with Besiktas in 2017, and it is obviously known that Acosta (who turns 25 in two months) has dreams of Europe.

US Soccer News

2019 Gold Cup participants set
With the conclusion of CONCACAF Nations League qualifying last night, the region learned the 16 teams that will participate in this summer’s Gold Cup. The United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama, and Honduras had automatically qualified for the region’s tournament as the 2017 Hexagonal participants. Through Nations League qualifying, we learned the other 10 teams that would join them in the field for the Gold Cup, which opens on June 15th.

Rest of the World News

EURO Qualifying: England and France win, Portugal draw
England scored five in consecutive games for the first time since 1984 as they came from behind to win in Podgorica.