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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Flach thriving in Union midfield

MLS Power Rankings, USWNT roster announced and could the Copa America be played in the USA

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Philadelphia Union News

Kacper Przybylko on adjusting to America, Harry Potter, and Cheesesteaks
A tall, lanky forward who stands at 6’4” and weighs almost 200 pounds, Przybylko has been a fan favorite since his breakout season in 2019 for the Union when he scored 15 goals in 26 games.

After moving to Philly to advance his development, Flach thriving in Union midfield
American-born but German raised Leon Flach was one of St. Pauli’s top prospects but felt that the best move for his development was to travel across the ocean and join the Philadelphia Union.

Jim Curtin on Daniel Gazdag’s debut: “We trust him already”
With little rest and recovery in between the end of his league season in Hungary, Gazdag showed his commitment to the Union by being ready to go on Sunday.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings: Orlando challenge for the top, Galaxy slide after Week 6
The Union hold at three in this week’s MLS Power Rankings.

Andy Polo ruled out for the rest of the season
Polo suffered the injuries as a result of a red-card tackle from LA Galaxy defender Derrick Williams. In real time, the challenge looked bad, and on replay it looked even worse. The end result was just as everyone feared — a season-ending injury.

Concacaf News

Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd called into United States training camp; Julie Ertz out
The USWNT will play Portugal on June 10 at BBVA Stadium in Houston, followed by a meeting with Jamaica on June 13, also at BBVA Stadium. The USA will then travel to Austin to face Nigeria on June 16 at Q2 Stadium.

Keylor Navas, Rodolfo Pizarro among the stars set to miss Concacaf Nations League as rosters are set
A day after the U.S. Men’s National Team unveiled its 23-man squad for the Concacaf Nations League, the Americans learned which players they will be going up against in Denver for the first international trophy of 2021.

Copa America could be played in USA
After being delayed by a year due to the pandemic, the tournament is due to kick off on June 12 in Argentina, but South America’s governing body CONMEBOL are desperately trying to find an alternative solution for the event as Argentina is currently in lockdown and all soccer game have been called off.