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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Pryzbylko and Homegrowns earn praise

Pryzbylko makes MLS Team of the Week, Nashville SC signs their first DP, and Europe’s big teams dealing with injuries

MLS: D.C. United at Philadelphia Union Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Przybylko an easy pick for MLS Team of the Week
In two games against DC United this season, he tore through the district’s finest, earning a penalty and scoring two goals. Last Saturday, Przybylko scored five minutes into the match, and by the 36th minute he had added two assists.

Homegrowns give Union ‘injection of life’ to take down D.C.
Brenden Aaronson hadn’t started in a month. Mark McKenzie hadn’t been in the starting XI since last year’s playoff game. But in need of “an injection of life,” Jim Curtin turned to two tenets of stability: A 4-2-3-1 formation that the players were more familiar with, and two Homegrowns to do a job.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week: Crepeau shines in Week 25
New York City FC, who had two wins in the week, lead the way with three players and their head coach in the 18.

How’s the MLS playoff picture looking? 538’s latest predictions shed light
here’s plenty to digest now that teams have anywhere between five and eight games remaining in their 2019 regular seasons. Let’s dive right on in.

Sounders reap $100k in GAM after Nashville SC signs Hany Mukhtar
The 24-year-old currently plays for Denmark’s Brondby and would join Nashville ahead of their debut MLS season in 2020.

U.S. Soccer News

2019 US Open Cup Final preview: First-time finalists face off as Atlanta United hosts Minnesota United
There is plenty of history that could be made because not only has neither team won the US Open Cup, but no team from the state of Minnesota or Georgia have ever won the tournament in the 106-year history of the competition. Not only that, but Tuesday night is expected to draw the largest crowd to ever witness a US Open Cup game.

Rest of the World News

PSG confirm Mbappe, Cavani out for 3-4 weeks
The France and Uruguay internationals both suffered injuries and were substituted during the 4-0 home win over Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Martial injury hinders Sanchez exit
Manchester United will wait to discover the extent of Anthony Martial’s muscle injury before deciding whether to allow Alexis Sanchez to join Inter Milan, sources have told ESPN FC.