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Brotherly Game Daily Links: McKenzie excited for one last game with Aaronson

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Philadelphia Union News

Focused on USMNT’s Next Match, Brenden Aaronson Is Ready for Coming Challenge at RB Salzburg
The ghosts of games past and future are hovering around Brenden Aaronson this week, although not in a sinister sort of way. He’s not haunted. Rather, the 20-year-old is in transition. He’s in limbo between MLS and Europe, in mourning for the title that got away and eagerly anticipating the challenges and excitement to come.

McKenzie enjoying one more time on the pitch with Aaronson
“It’s always great teaming up with B,” McKenzie told reporters on Saturday afternoon. “We’ve had a really good year together and we came up and I’m just really excited to see where he goes on this next journey for him. I’m happy for him and I’m looking forward to sharing the field with him one more time before we part ways and he takes his next step to Europe.”

MLS News

MLS Cup 2020: Your early preview of Columbus Crew SC vs. Seattle Sounders FC
Both teams got through their halves of the playoff bracket without leaving their respective home stadiums, though Seattle did that in the most dramatic way possible, coming from two goals down in the last 20 minutes of their conference final to vanquish a very up-for-it Minnesota United side.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber gives outlook for 2021 in State of the League address
While there is good news regarding progress on vaccines, much remains unknown for the globe and MLS going into the new year. Despite that uncertainty, MLS Commissioner Don Garber confirmed in his State of the League address on Tuesday that the league was focused on a March start to the 2021 season.

Garber: MLS takeover of RSL sale likely, DLH investigation complete
League investigations into Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen are nearly complete, MLS commissioner Don Garber said in his State of the League address today.

Rest of the World News

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Juventus thumps Barcelona, RB Leipzig eliminates Man United, and more
Juventus needed a major performance to clinch the top spot in Group G on Tuesday night and the Italian side did just that at the Camp Nou.