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News roundup: USMNT draw Uruguay, expansion/departure tracker, Iranian fan sets self on fire

Photo: Marjorie Elzey

Philadelphia Union

ICYMI, Chris Gibbons wrote a piece on the Union titled, “Buying and selling”.

Sean Brace and Joe Tansey previewed this weekend’s match against some little startup called LAFC.

The Inquirer looks forward to the LAFC match too.

Local

The Burkhardt brothers both enter their first season with Temple men’s soccer.

Villanova’s men’s team beat Fordham yesterday, 1-0, giving the Wildcats its fourth clean sheet.

Second-half goals sent Saint Joseph’s men’s team past Stony Brook, 3-0.

Thanks to a couple headball goals, Widener University’s women’s team sailed past Neumann University yesterday, 2-0. The Chester team are now 5-0, the first time since 2002.

Some high school recaps for ya:

U.S. Soccer

Jordan Morris’ late equalizer gave USMNT a 1-1 draw against Uruguay.

A Loon is keeping track of expansions and departures in the U.S. “pyramid”.

Around the globe

Argentina drubbed Mexico, 4-0, on Lautaro Martinez’s hat trick.

After Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas men’s national team delivered a Nations League triumph.

How a video game is getting its players to rethink Brexit.

Hong Kong protesters booed the Chinese anthem before a World Cup qualifier against Iran.

An Iranian fan died after setting herself on fire.

Highlight of the day

One Comment

  1. Thanks for the link to the video game article; incredible!

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