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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Eyeing up Toronto FC

Fontana is best finisher in MLS, MLS Power Rankings, and Tuesday’s Champions League results

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Philadelphia Union News

OTD 2019: Union take down Red Bulls in the playoffs
One year ago today, history was made and it’s still giving goosebumps for Philadelphia Union fans.

Anthony Fontana is the best finisher in MLS so far this year
According to the difference between his expected goals and actual goals, the 21-year-old is the best finisher in MLS right now — above the likes of Jeremy Ebobisse, Diego Valeri and Lucas Zelarayan.

Recap and Highlights: Piatti last gasp header seals TFC victory over Atlanta United
Big game on Saturday when the Union take on Toronto for first place overall in MLS, let’s see how their last game went.

MLS News

Nashville SC silences FC Dallas to remain unbeaten at home in restart
Nashville SC continued its frugal concession of chances from FC Dallas Tuesday and capitalized on its own to remain unbeaten at home since the MLS regular season restart with a 3-0 win at Nissan Stadium.

Power Rankings: Columbus Crew, Orlando City surge after booking playoff berths
Union drop to forth in this week’s MLS Power Rankings.

MLS’ D.C. United will talk with FC Tulsa coach Michael Nsien
Tulsa, which lost to El Paso on penalty kicks in the Western Conference quarterfinals, is coming off its best season (6-2-7) in six years in the United Soccer League. Nsien has been Tulsa’s head coach since the middle of the 2018 season.

MLS reschedules matches previously postponed due to confirmed positive COVID cases
Four games have been rescheduled for November 4th.

Sounders acquire Jimmy Medranda in Handwalla Bwana trade
While Bwana is likely the higher upside player, it sounds as if Schmetzer at least has an idea of how he’d like to use Medranda. The Colombian has primarily played left back during his eight MLS seasons, but has played several midfield positions as well. Schmetzer indicated he plans to primarily use Medranda as a wide midfielder.

Rest of the World News

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Man United edges PSG, Lazio thumps Dortmund, and more
Manchester United saw its lead slip away early in the second-half against Paris Saint-Germain, but the Red Devils stayed in the fight to earn an important three points from Paris.