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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union back on top

Union win, Martinez extends streak and Barca pass on Neymar

MLS: Atlanta United FC at Philadelphia Union Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Union back on top of the East after come from behind victory against Atlanta United
The biggest game in Union regular season history ends in triumph.

Jim Curtin’s postgame reaction
Hear from Coach Curtin following the big win.

MLS News

Playoff Scenarios: Philadelphia and NYCFC first to clinch in the East
Three teams entered Week 26 with a chance to clinch a spot in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs, with a top-of-conference clash between the Philadelphia Union and Atlanta United offering the winner one of the first spots in the East, contingent on Orlando City’s trip to San Jose.

Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez scores in record 13th straight MLS game
His streak now stands alone the third best in the world, behind only Tor Henning Hamre (15 straight league games for Estonian club Flora Tallinn in 2003) and Lionel Messi (21 straight league games for FC Barcelona in 2013-14).

NYCFC leading scorer Heber exits with apparent injury
NYCFC leading scorer Heber was forced to exit his side’s game against the Vancouver Whitecaps after 21 minutes, going down away from the ball and immediately signaling for a substitution.

Rest of the World News

Sources: Barca, PSG end Neymar negotiations
Barcelona have given up their pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar but will make a renewed effort to sign the Brazilian superstar next summer, sources have told ESPN FC.