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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Medunjanin playing at an MVP level

Know Your Enemy, what to watch for in the last two weeks, and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Know Your Enemy: New wingers and more confidence for Crew
Despite being out of the playoff picture for quite some time, the Crew have found a rhythm and a shape after struggling for months to adapt to Caleb Porter’s style of play.

Wiebe: Medunjanin playing at an MVP level
“Nobody’s completed more passes (2,052) than the 34-year-old this season,” Wiebe states. “In fact, nobody is even close. LAFC’s Eduard Atuesta is 163 behind. These aren’t just sideways and backwards, either. Medunjanin leads the league in successful passes in the opponent’s half (1147). He’s fourth in successful passes ending in the final third (585).

Philadelphia Union ‘continue to amaze’ manager Jim Curtin
The manner in which the Union won, especially after a disappointing loss to the New York Red Bulls Sunday, was the perfect example of what the team has been able to do in 2019.

MLS News

Wiebe: Who outside Vela, Josef and Zlatan are playing at an MVP level?
Instead of arguing about something that doesn’t deserve any more oxygen than it’s currently getting, let’s spread the MVP love around Major League Soccer.

Armchair Analyst: What to watch for over the final two MLS weekends
OK, here we are: The very end. The final 180 minutes of the year for all 24 teams.

U.S. Soccer News

U.S. plans camp at WC ‘22 host Qatar
The source also confirmed that no agreement has been finalized, though manager Gregg Berhalter did visit the country following the most recent international window.