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Union/Atlanta preview, #MLSTravel and Champions/Europa League draws

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Philadelphia Union News

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Atlanta United
The biggest regular season game in Union history is tonight, read all about it here.

Ezequiel Barco out for Atlanta United against Philadelphia Union
The 20-year-old Argentine came out after 70 minutes in Atlanta’s triumph, and on Thursday it was revealed an injury may have played a role in the substitution, according to reports out of Atlanta on Thursday.

Eight Union players earn international call-ups
The list of Union players called up includes Andre Blake (Jamaica), Warren Creavalle (Guyana), Marco Fabian (Mexico), Brenden Aaronson, Mark McKenzie, Auston Trusty, Matt Freese (United States Under-23) and Olivier Mbaizo (Cameroon Under-23).

I Love My Job: Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin
The Union’s leader, who recently landed a multi-year contract extension, on making the transition from player to coach and his goals for the rest of the season.

MLS News

Five big questions heading into Week 26 of the MLS season
A huge Labor Day Weekend of soccer awaits in the MLS.

Playoff Scenarios: Atlanta, Philadelphia, and NYCFC can clinch this weekend
It’s another busy weekend in MLS and with it means that three teams have the opportunity to clinch berths in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs.

This is the year of #MLSTravel Twitter
As MLS players attempt to better their travel conditions in the next collective-bargaining agreement, they are airing their grievances on social media.

Rest of the World News

Champions League draw reaction: Premier League clubs happy; difficult for Spain’s big three
It is the luck of the draw, but while the likes of Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid got groups with heavyweight rivals, the Premier League’s quartet will all be happy with their outcomes.

Europa League draw: Man Utd’s travel nightmare
Manchester United face a gruelling Europa League group campaign with trips to Astana and Partizan Belgrade, while last season’s runners-up Arsenal will face Eintracht Frankfurt.

Sources: Atletico want Icardi on loan from Inter
Atletico Madrid are negotiating a deal to sign Mauro Icardi on loan from Inter Milan with the option to buy for €70 million, sources have told ESPN FC.