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No rest for the winning, & more news

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Philadelphia UnionĀ have a very short rest period before Sunday’s game vs. Chivas USA, just two days between game days. Not an easy trip.

A preview from CSNPhilly on tomorrow night’s road game at Chivas USA.

Chivas needs the win as much as Philly does if it’s to make the playoffs.

Stopping Sebastien Le Toux will be key to Chivas USA’s hopes, according to MLSSoccer.com. In related news, not stopping him will be key to the Union’s.

Will Amobi Okugo start? Some questioned his early hook at halftime in Thursday’s match.

Around the league and beyond —

Vancouver is set to move into their newly refurbished stadium, BC Place, and held their first practice there.

Lay off Michael Orozco Fiscal, would you? He played really well for the Union when he actually got to his play his natural position. (Sound familiar?)

Soccer America says Seattle’s Mauro Rosales is the league’s top newcomer. Rosales has been great, but Carlos Valdes might be a close second.

No more “Carling Cup.” It will have a new name and a new sponsor.

Seven people died during a riot after a soccer match in Morocco.

Several players were ejected from an English game for their choice of underwear. Really.

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