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Brotherly Game Daily Links: El Brujo named to MLS Team of the Week

Curtin named MLS Coach of the Week, another major injury for Atlanta and more in today’s links

MLS: New York City FC at Philadelphia Union Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Jose Martinez selected for MLS Team of the Week
The Venezuelan midfielder is the seventh different member of the Union to earn the league’s weekly honor, joining teammates Andre Blake, Jack Elliott, Julian Carranza, Daniel Gazdag, Nathan Harriel and Kai Wagner.

Jim Curtin named MLS Coach of the Week
Jack Elliott was also named to the bench of the MLS Team of the Week.

After 13 years, the Union have finally climbed above .500 all-time in regular-season games
It was fitting that the milestone win came against New York City FC, a club that has been a measuring stick for the Union since well before winning last year’s championship.

MLS News

Team of the Week: Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers awaken in Week 16
The Philadelphia Union and Portland Timbers both surged upstream last weekend after hitting roadblocks, and now they lead Week 16’s Team of the Week.

LAFC are building a juggernaut, Cincinnati are the real deal & more from Week 16
With the 2022 MLS season nearing its halfway mark, and the Secondary Transfer Window opening soon, ‘tis the season of change.

Brooks Lennon out 6-8 weeks with left knee injury
The American fullback reportedly went down near the edge of the grass area of the pitch and was carried off the field without bearing any weight at all on the leg. Aiden McFadden, an Atlanta United 2 player who recently signed a short-term agreement with the first team, replaced him in the starting lineup.