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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Blake makes MLS Team of the Week

Three takeaways from Union/LAFC, Coronavirus halts Serie A and more in today’s links

MLS: Philadelphia Union at Los Angeles FC Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Three takeaways from the Philadelphia Union’s instant classic in L.A.
Three things that stood out in a game with no shortage of drama.

Glesnes’ blast up for MLS Goal of the Week
If you stayed up late last night than you know which Philadelphia Union goal is up for the MLS Goal of the Week.

Bob Bradley: Philadelphia Union play with the influence of a Red Bull team
Much of Sunday’s six-goal thriller at Banc of California Stadium was defined by organized chaos, with Philadelphia thrice grabbing a lead only for LAFC to equalize each time. A left-footed free kick from LAFC superstar Carlos Vela and 40-yard howitzer from Union center Jakob Glesnes stole the show, while a Diego Rossi curler also highlighted the match.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week: Sporting KC, Atlanta United and Minnesota United dominate
Plenty of Union player’s make the MLS Team of the Week as well.

Armchair Analyst: Galaxy can’t find Chicharito, SKC’s resources & more | Week 2 Analysis
One last look at the past weekend of MLS action.

Rest of the World News

Serie A, all sport in Italy halted due to coronavirus outbreak
All sports in Italy have been halted because of the coronavirus outbreak, including games in Serie A and preparatory events for the Tokyo Olympics, Italy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte confirmed in a television address on Monday.

PSG-Dortmund Champions League clash to be played behind closed doors
Paris police announced on Monday that Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League knockout clash with Borussia Dortmund will go ahead behind closed doors due to coronavirus fears.