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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union fans enjoy day with Supporters’ Shield

MLS Playoffs review, Orlando City to appeal goalkeeper red card and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union Fans Enjoy Day With Supporters’ Shield At Subaru Park
It was a big day for Philadelphia Union fans in Chester. They were able to get their picture taken with the Supporters’ Shield at Subaru Park.

MLS News

Melia sends Sporting KC to Conference Finals
After an absolutely wild back-and-forth affair, Tim Melia denied all three San Jose penalty kick attempts to send SKC to the MLS Conference Seminfinals.

Rapids lose 3-0 to Minnesota and get sent home in Round One of the 2020 MLS Playoffs
The Colorado Rapids may have won their last three games of the season, but hadn’t performed well after a break so far in 2020. Tonight was no different, as the Burgundy Boys got shut out 3-0 at Allianz Field, losing in Round One of the 2020 MLS Playoffs.

Recap: Timbers fall to FC Dallas in PKs
In what turned out to be their final game of the 2020 season, the Portland Timbers fell to FC Dallas in penalty kicks. The Timbers lost in penalties 8-7 in sudden death, ending their season.

Orlando City to appeal goalkeeper Pedro Gallese’s red card
Orlando City plans to appeal Gallese’s second yellow card, which the club considered to be “ridiculous.” The Lions will argue that the image on VAR was not “obvious and clear” enough to call encroachment and issue a yellow card.

Mexico teen star Alex Alcala, 15, signs for LA Galaxy
Alcala, who can represent the United States or Mexico, is part of Mexico’s Under-16 youth national team and will play in the Galaxy’s academy under Juan Carlos Ortega. He hadn’t previously signed with a professional club, instead opting to play locally in California.

Rest of the World News

Liverpool beat Leicester to set new club record home unbeaten streak
An own goal from Jonny Evans and headers from Diogo Jota, continuing his streak of scoring in his first four league games at Anfield, and Roberto Firmino were enough to give Juergen Klopp a victory over his predecessor Brendan Rodgers.