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Brotherly Game Daily Links: MLS to use points per game for final standings

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MLS: Chicago Fire at Philadelphia Union Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

The Crew fall 1-0 to D.C. United as road woes continue
The Union will travel to Columbus for their final road game of 2020, let’s see how the Crew’s last game went.

Union’s win over Chicago Fire is overshadowed by José Andrés Martínez testing positive for COVID-19
Both parties confirmed in their respective ways that Martínez is asymptomatic and quarantining at home. He will be tested daily, and will remain in isolation until consecutive tests come back negative.

MLS News

MLS to use points per game to determine final 2020 regular season standings
With multiple MLS clubs set to finish the 2020 regular season without playing a full 23-match schedule due to COVID-19, Major League Soccer confirmed that qualification for the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs will be determined by points per game.

LA Galaxy fire head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto
The club, which has three scheduled games left in the season, have appointed assistant coach Dominic Kinnear as interim head coach, the second time he’s held that role in three seasons with the Galaxy.

MLS Team of the week: FC Dallas’ defense is the star in Week 21
Kacper Pryzbylko makes the bench in this week’s MLSA Team of the week.