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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union face Cincinnati

Kai Wagner gets an additional suspension, MLS Power Rankings and a preview of tonight’s Union game

MLS: Philadelphia Union at FC Cincinnati Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Preview: Union face Cincinnati
Get a good preview in before tonight’s game.

Alejandro Bedoya on lack of charter flights: ‘This is not a Philly issue. This is a league issue’
The Union took 10 hours to get out to Vancouver through commercial flights, while they woke up at 4:45 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday to start a journey back to Philadelphia, via Toronto, that didn’t bring the team back home until 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

Kai Wagner gets an additional game suspension
The Disciplinary Committee announced that Wagner won’t be available for tonight’s game on Tuesday night.

MLS News

Power Rankings: LA Galaxy looking to overtake LAFC
Union fall one spot, but still stay in the top ten of the MLS Power Rankings.

The top primary transfer window deadline-day player acquisitions
We’re headed into the final week of Major League Soccer’s primary transfer market for 2019, which means that any deal-making left to be done will soon be running up against the deadline.

Reports: D.C. United to acquire Marquinhos Pedroso from FC Dallas
D.C. United has opted to make a move before the close of MLS’s primary transfer window, with reports saying that they’ll trade their 2020 1st round draft pick to FC Dallas for Brazilian left back Marquinhos Pedroso.

Rest of the World News

Ajax exit Tottenham with vital away goal, clean sheet in first-leg win
Ajax’s Donny van de Beek grabbed an early goal to secure a precious 1-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspur in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.