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Brotherly Game Daily Links: USMNT defeats Guyana

U.S. Open Cup resumes, major injury to Seattle star and more in today’s links

Soccer: CONCACAF Gold Cup-USA at Guyana Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

MLS News

Will Bruin leaves practice with ‘serious’ ACL injury
Multiple sources indicate Bruin’s injury is to his ACL, though the severity of the injury is not yet confirmed.

Rumor: West Ham, Newcastle targeting Savarino
Real Salt Lake’s Jefferson Savarino has played his way into an important position for his club and has been making steady progress on doing the same for his country.

Freddy Adu exclusive: ‘I’m not ready to give it up’
Adu was the phenom who would save American soccer from irrelevance. At 14, in 2004, he started playing for Major League Soccer’s D.C. United. He starred in a commercial for Pepsi’s Sierra Mist brand with Pele, who compared Adu to Mozart.

Palmeiras striker Miguel Borja again linked with MLS
As the Secondary Window nears from July 9 to Aug. 7, the Colombian forward is again gaining interest from MLS teams, per a report from FOX Sports Brasil.

U.S. Open Cup News

Brandon Vazquez brace leads Atlanta United past Columbus Crew, into first quarterfinal
Atlanta United got the opening goal in the fifth minute when a poor giveaway from David Guzman gave Brandon Vazquez the room to slide the ball past goalkeeper Jon Kempin to give the away side a 1-0 lead.

Houston (Dynamo) has a problem in 2nd half, Minnesota United rallies to stun defending champs
Darwin Quintero’s second half brace ignited a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 win, propelling the visiting Minnesota United FC to its first-ever Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Quarterfinal round.

Gold Cup News

USA 4-0 Guyana - USMNT scores 1,002 goals
Overall the performance showed that the team has quite a bit of room for improvement. While it seemed like Concacaf minnows Guyana would be outmatched against the Stars and Stripes, the Golden Jaguars played with no fear and opened the game up looking to pull off an upset.

Cooper, Barcenas fire Panama past Trinidad and Tobago
Panama scored two second-half goals en route to a 2-0 Gold Cup win over Trinidad and Tobago in Saint Paul, Minnesota on Tuesday.

Women’s World Cup News

Brazil’s Marta becomes top goal scorer; Australia’s Sam Kerr breaks through
The two games featured a four-goal performance, history made by a legend of the game and two more teams moving on to the round of 16.

Women’s World Cup is breaking global TV viewership records
Over the first weekend of World Cup play — before the U.S. even kicked off — Fox Sports recorded a 79% rise in viewers compared to the first two match days of the 2011 World Cup and an 11% rise compared to the 2015 tournament.

Copa America News

Guerrero leads Peru rally in Copa win over Bolivia
Bolivia scored their first goal in five games but it was not enough to give them their first Copa America point as Peru came from behind to win 3-1 in their Group A game in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.

VAR cancels out Brazil goals in Venezuela draw
Copa America hosts Brazil had three goals ruled out and missed a series of chances as they were held 0-0 by Group A rivals Venezuela on Tuesday.