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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Andre Blake competes in the Gold Cup

USA face Guyana, France advances to Round of 16 and more in today’s links

Uruguay v Jamaica: Group C - Copa America Centenario Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

MLS News

24 takeaways about all 24 MLS teams at the Gold Cup break
t’s the only sustained break of the year, before MLS gets back into action for the second half of the season. Let’s take a quick peek at each team at the Gold Cup break.

Gold Cup News

The 4 biggest question marks as US opens Gold Cup campaign against Guyana
On Tuesday, for the first time in 20 months, the United States will play a competitive match. On Tuesday, for the first time in 20 months, literal winners and losers matter more than moral victories or progress made. It is also the first competitive match in charge for Gregg Berhalter.

Orgill hits brace in Jamaica’s win over Honduras
Orgill headed home the first from close range after 15 minutes then fired in the second four minutes before halftime to round off a nicely worked move.

Nelson Bonilla helps El Salvador past Curacao
El Salvador got their Gold Cup campaign off to a winning start on Monday with a 1-0 win over Curacao in Jamaica.

Women’s World Cup

France scores a Women’s World Cup win over Nigeria after VAR saves the day
For the second straight game, France benefited from a VAR decision, taking back-to-back penalty kicks after Nigerian goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie moved off her line.

Copa America News

Sanchez pulls strings as Chile ease past Japan
The 2015 and 2016 Copa champions took the lead late in the first half against a largely young and inexperienced Japan with a towering header from midfielder Erick Pulgar.

Rest of the World News

Chelsea to offer Lampard 3-year deal
Chelsea will make a formal approach to Derby County for manager Frank Lampard this week and want to offer their former midfielder a three-year contract to succeed Maurizio Sarri, sources have told ESPN FC.