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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union look to advance to semifinals of Champions League

Union take on Atlanta, MLS Team of the Week and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Know Your Enemy | Union look for history against Atlanta
The Boys in Blue have the upper hand at the midway point of the series with a resounding 3-0 road win last week at Atlanta United FC. Andre Blake showed why he’s the reigning MLS Goalkeeper of the Year with six first-half stops to keep The Five Stripes at bay and in the second half the goals came.

Pressing Points | Union ready for ATL’s big punches
Ahead of today’s second leg of Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinal against Atlanta United FC, Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin met with the media to provide some updates heading into the final leg. Here are some of the key takeaways.

Union offer to host NWSL Challenge Cup final at Subaru Park if game has to be moved from Portland
Though the odds of the game moving are slim, the discussions between the Union and the NWSL have been substantive.

MLS News

Minnesota in trouble, RSL’s new tradition and more from Week 3
Only one perfect team left in the whole league after just three weeks.

MLS Team of the Week presented by Audi: San Jose, Seattle dominant in Week 3 victories
Homegrown forward Cade Cowell maintained his sterling form in Week 3, leading the Team of the Week via one goal and two assists in the San Jose Earthquakes’ 4-1 breeze past D.C. United.

Toronto FC sign defender Kemar Lawrence from Belgian side Anderlecht
The club has reportedly moved to bolster their defensive line by bringing in the 2018 MLS Best XI left back.