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Morgan Tencza

Philadelphia Union News

Przybylko named to MLS Team of the Week once again
After lifting a headed shot high over the bar Sunday night, the Union’s leading goalscorer tapped home a Matt Real cross for the Union’s first headed goal of the 2020 season. That goal gave the Union the lead going into halftime, and Przybylko quickly added another off a Brenden Aaronson pass two minutes after play restarted.

Haris Medunjanin goal rescues FC Cincinnati in 1-0 win against New York Red Bulls
The Union return home this Wednesday against FC Cincinnati, let’s see how their last game went.

Philadelphia Union’s Mark McKenzie shows evolution in win over Montreal Impact
The defender picked up assists on the Union’s third and fourth goals, a performance that showed his importance to the Union. Head coach Jim Curtin was raving about McKenzie’s showing, including his assist credit shared with Brenden Aaronson for the third goal scored by Kacper Przybylko.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week: Franco Jara, Santiago Mosquera lead Week 12 honorees
Franco Jara made his first Team of the Week in Week 12 after scoring his first career MLS brace for FC Dallas. The rest of the selection is a group overflowing with MLS experience.

Armchair Analyst: Special weekend for Homegrown exports & more from Week 12
Week 12 of the 2020 MLS regular season is a wrap, and there’s plenty of storylines to chew on coming off all the action.

Rest of the World News

Atletico Madrid near deal to sign Barcelona’s Luis Suarez - sources
The talks between the two La Liga sides comes as Alvaro Morata prepares a return to Juventus from Atletico on a loan with an option to buy. The Spanish playmaker arrived in Turin, where he played from 2014-16, on Tuesday ahead of an official announcement.