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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Looking ahead to DC

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DC’s last game, MLS weekend review, and PSG lose, all in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Frustration reigns as D.C. United fall 1-0 at Vancouver Whitecaps
The Union welcome DC United to Talen on Saturday for Alumni Night, let’s see how their last game went.

MLS News

All 24 teams in review | Week 24 analysis
On Saturday, 11 matches kicked off within a three-hour span. Let’s get straight back into the hurricane that was this weekend’s MLS action.

Atlanta United beats Portland 2-0 again
After a strong start that lasted mere moments, the Portland Timbers could not hang with Atlanta United, losing 2-0 in a match that could have seen them take a home playoff berth but instead leaves them just barely above the red line.

Dynamo know they should be bigger in Houston
Texans, Astros, Rockets. Cougars, Aggies, Longhorns. Heck, even LSU’s football team can feel more important than the Dynamo in Houston.

Wayne Rooney joins the Zlatan train and throws shade at MLS
MLS players reportedly intend to make travel accommodations a sticking point in upcoming CBA negotiations. Wayne Rooney is making them a sticking point right now.

Rest of the World News

Sources: Inter want Sanchez deal with United
The Serie A side, who have already signed Romelu Lukaku from Old Trafford this summer, are hoping to negotiate a loan deal for the Chile international before the European transfer deadline on Sept. 2.

Neymar absent as Rennes shock sluggish PSG
Rennes came from behind to stun lacklustre Paris St Germain with a deserved 2-1 victory at Roazhon Park in France’s Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Chelsea’s front-foot football proved costly on Lampard’s return to Stamford Bridge
Chelsea’s commitment to front-foot football -- another tenet of the Lampard philosophy -- meant they kept leaving space in front of their back four, which Leicester’s attacking players streamed into at will.