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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union afraid of no one

Union win again, MLS Weekend review and Manchester City are Premier League Champs again

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Philadelphia Union News

Jim Curtin: First-place Philadelphia Union not afraid of any other team
On the back of a 2018 season in which the Philadelphia Union set a new club-high for points in a season and after the signing of Mexico star Marco Fabian, expectations were high heading into 2019.

Sounders reclaim defensive dominance in 1-0 win
The Union host Seattle on Saturday, let’s see how their last match went.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 11 analysis
Week 11’s done. Let’s figure out what happened.

Orlando City vs. Atlanta United: Lions Still Can’t Topple Northern Neighbors
Pity Martinez provided all the scoring with his early goal, as the Lions dropped to 1-2-2 on the road in 2019 and 0-5-2 in the all-time series against Atlanta (0-2-2 away from home).

Sporting KC falls in the rain at DC United
Paul Arriola’s late goal handed the Black-and-Red the 3 points.

Sean Johnson on tussle with Zlatan Ibrahimovic: “He knows what he’s doing”
It was the 86th minute when a shot by Ibrahimovic struck the crossbar. As the ball bounced out of play on a follow-up shot, video shows Johnson colliding with the Galaxy star, who turned around to confront the ‘keeper, leading to a bizarre tangle of bodies and Johnson grabbing his neck and face while on the ground.

Rest of the World News

Manchester City survive early scare to beat Liverpool to Premier League title on final day
Manchester City retained the Premier League after surviving a scare on the final day of the season to eventually see off Brighton and beat Liverpool to the title.