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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union battle LAFC to an epic draw

Union draw out West, US Olympic Qualifying roster named and more in today’s links

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

Philadelphia Union News

LAFC, Union share points in thrilling six-goal draw
LAFC fought back on three separate occasions to earn a 3-3 home draw with the visiting Philadelphia Union at Banc of California Stadium. Carlos Vela and Jakob Glesnes had the standout finishes of the night, while four other players got on the scoresheet.

Hard to handle: San Jose Earthquakes 2, Minnesota United 5
The Union’s home opener is this Saturday against the San Jose Earthquake, let’s see how their last game went.

Three players from Philadelphia Union called into U.S. team for Olympic qualifying
Brenden Aaronson, Mark McKenzie and Matt Freese are on the roster revealed at halftime of the FS1 broadcast for the Union’s game Sunday night for the qualifying tournament kicking off in Mexico on March 20.

MLS News

Portland Timbers Grab a Goal and Hang on for 1-0 Win over Nashville SC
The Portland Timbers went up 1-0 early before settling in to weather the storm against Nashville SC on Sunday evening, stymieing the visitors and earning their first win of the season.

U.S. Soccer News

Paxton Pomykal, Reggie Cannon headline USMNT Olympic qualifying roster
The U.S. men’s national team will rely on mostly Major League Soccer players to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Rest of the World News

Ederson’s howlers gift Manchester United win over Manchester City
Manchester United continued their pursuit of the Champions League with a rousing 2-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday, courtesy of two errors from goalkeeper Ederson.