clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Uhre and Gazdag make MLS Team of the Week

Union set new goal scoring record, European transfer window shuts, and more in today’s links

MLS: Atlanta United FC at Philadelphia Union Mitchell Leff-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Mikael Uhre named to MLS Team of the Week
Uhre set up the Boys in Blue’s opening goal on Wednesday night against Atlanta United FC, picking out Julian Carranza in the 18th minute. After the visitors equalized and looked to have momentum going into halftime, Uhre unleashed a blast in first-half stoppage time to put the Union ahead going into the break. The goal was an important one for the Danish forward, giving him 10 goals in just under 1,300 minutes.

Achievement Unlocked | Union set new scoring record
11 different players have scored thus far for the Boys in Blue led by Gazdag’s record-setting 17 goals with Carranza just behind with 14. Uhre’s goal too had him into the double digit marks with 10 while Cory Burke (7) and Alejandro Bedoya (5) have scored multiple times. Paxten Aaronson, Jack Elliott, Nathan Harriel, Jack McGlynn, Matt Real, Sergio Santos and Quinn Sullivan each scored in 2022 as well.

Lewis Morgan and New York Red Bulls snap Montreal’s streak
Union’s next game is this Saturday against the New York Red Bulls, let’s see how their last game went.

The Union’s best creator of scoring chances this year is a left back. Yes, really.
Kai Wagner has created almost twice as many scoring chances this year as any of his teammates. That’s a rare feat for a player at his position.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week: Houston, Portland humble West’s elite in Week 28
Daniel Gazdag joins Mikael Uhre on the bench in the latest version of the MLS Team of the Week.

Rest of the World News

Transfer window 2022: Grading every big signing from Europe’s top clubs
Here are the grades for all the major deals that have happened since the window opened on July 1.