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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union/Revolution preview

Pryzbylko not worried about goal drought, MLS Power Rankings, and PSG are on to the Champions League Final

MLS: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Opponent Scout: New England Revolution
Playing the Revs in Orlando has the guys feeling confident in breaking down their strategy. “You can always be well prepared if you look at the last game, how they played and what their formation was. It helps coming into this game,” Kacper Przybylko noted when talking to media on Tuesday.

Rankings: Union No. 3 as MLS resumes
Philadelphia Union finds itself ranked No. 3 in the list after going 4-1-1 in the Florida tournament with wins over New York City FC, Sporting Kansas City, Inter Miami CF and this weekend’s opponent New England Revolution.

Jim Curtin: Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie are ready for Europe
“Long story short, Mark and Brenden are both ready to go to Europe,” Curtin told media on a video conference call Tuesday. ”It has to be the right offer, we’re not going to give them away because they’re great players. Ernst [Tanner, Philly sporting director] will make that decision.”

Kacper Przybylko has scored just one goal, but here’s why the Union aren’t worried
Just about every striker in the world hits a cold snap at some point. Przybylko obviously can’t be blamed for going four months without scoring because there were no games in that time. But when a player who scored a team-high 15 goals last year has just one in eight games this year, it gets noticed.

MLS News

Piatti dominant as TFC snuffs the Whitecaps 3-0 in return to BMO Field
Toronto looked very strong in their opener. The wingers had strong games with Richie Laryea looking particularly good on the night. In fact, the Reds’ attack as a whole was quite a threat, although the obvious standout was Piatti and his twin goals.

Power Rankings: Nashville SC climbing, LA Galaxy falling as Week 6 gets underway
LAFC tops the list, with Portland Timbers at number two.

FC Dallas signs goalkeeper Phelipe Megiolaro on loan from Gremio
FC Dallas has option to exercise a permanent transfer on Megiolaro’s contract in December of 2020.

Rest of the World News

Di Maria, Neymar star as Paris Saint-Germain ease past RB Leipzig and into UEFA Champions league final
The French champions move on to Sunday’s final against Bayern Munich or Lyon, marking the first time they reached the competition’s championship game.