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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Jack Elliott keeps ‘Iron Man’ title in win over Red Bulls

Union’s next opponent, MLS Weekend review, and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

D.C. United can’t solve Orlando City in 1-0 loss
The Union’s next game is this Sunday as they head to our nation’s capital to face D.C. United, let’s see how their last game went.

Jack Elliott survives head injury scare to continue as Union defense’s iron man
Elliott ended up being one of the Union’s best players in the game. He’s one of three Union players to have played every minute of the season.

MLS News

MLS Week 5 Scoreboard: Sporting KC routs Whitecaps, LAFC visits Sounders
A pair of potential conference final previews headlines a busier-than-normal Sunday MLS schedule, including Los Angeles FC’s visit to Seattle to take on the streaking Sounders.

Report: Bayern Munich closing in on Justin Che transfer
Che earned himself a loan spell to Bayern after impressing on a training stint at the club last winter. The 17-year-old has made six appearances for Bayern II in the 3. Liga division, playing the full 90 minutes in four of this six outings.

Aaron Long suffers potentially serious leg injury in Red Bulls loss to Union
There has been no official word from the Red Bulls on the extent of Long’s injury, but he was carried to the locker room by a trainer and teammate, unable to put any weight on his right leg.

Rest of the World News

Leicester beat Chelsea to win first ever FA Cup after Youri Tielemans stunner
The midfielder produced a fantastic goal in the second half to earn Leicester a historic victory in front of a crowd of 20,000 people — the largest attendance at a UK football ground since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Steven Gerrard leads Scottish side Rangers to unbeaten season with 102-point haul
Rangers won all 19 of their home games at Ibrox and equalled the league record of 26 clean sheets in the campaign. They also set a record by conceding only 13 goals in their 32 wins and six draws.

Liverpool’s Alisson on scoring late winner: You can’t explain these things; Best goal ever
Goalkeeper Alisson has said he was “emotional” after scoring a last-gasp winner in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Barcelona’s La Liga hopes end in shock defeat to Celta Vigo
That result, coupled with Real Madrid’s 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid’s 2-1 win over Osasuna, means Barca fall seven points off top with a game to play.