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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union win wild one in DC

Union reclaim first place, Cincy names their new coach and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union stay in first with crucial 5-1 win in Washington D.C.
First place in the Eastern Conference will belong to the Philadelphia Union for another week after they snapped a two-match road winless with a convincing 4-1 win over D.C. United on Sunday night.

Dynamo can’t find an equalizer, beaten by visiting Chicago Fire
Union host Houston this Sunday looking for revenge from the 2018 US Open Cup final, let’s see how their last game went.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review
Week 22 came and went. Let’s look at the weekend that was.

Ron Jans named new FC Cincinnati head coach
The 60-year-old Dutchman joins from FC Groningen, where he most recently assumed the Technical Director role.

Minnesota United seeks splash signing of Uruguay youngster Thomas Chacon
Chacon played for Uruguay’s national team in the under-20 World Cup in Poland in May. He has made 22 appearances for the U20 team and 26 for the U17 side.

New York Red Bulls’ Aaron Long: ‘I’ve removed myself’ from transfer talks
Aaron Long said his focus is on playing for the New York Red Bulls while his agent blasts the team for what he believes is overvaluing the defender.

Deal for Crew’s new stadium site may be at hand
It appears that buyer and seller are confident that there is nothing left to interfere with the Crew’s timetable: an announcement of the purchase in August; shovels in the ground sometime in October; grand opening of the stadium in midsummer 2021.

Rest of the World News

Everton sign Juve striker Kean on five-year deal
Kean, 19, broke into the Juventus first team last season and scored six goals in 13 league appearances, helping the club secure an eighth consecutive Serie A title.

Community Shield shows that Man City, Liverpool well above their Premier League rivals
Liverpool and Manchester City, the winners of the 2019-20 curtain raiser at Wembley, show zero signs of letting up. If anything, they look more determined than ever to shatter records and set new benchmarks.