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News roundup: MLS playoffs, Steel end of season, and US Open Cup qualifiers all this weekend

Photo: Rob Simmons

Union

The Union will face the New York Red Bulls in the first round of the playoffs at home on Sunday at 3 p.m. My match preview will be out later today.

Adam Cann dives into the injury report in this 90 in 90.

Everything you need to know before Sunday’s match.

Talen Energy Stadium will be rockin’ this weekend.

Steel

In Bethlehem’s final regular season and overall match of the 2019 season, the Steel will take on the Charleston Battery tomorrow at 7:30pm.

Local

There are two local US Open Cup qualifying matches this weekend. On Saturday, West Chester United plays Landsdowne Yonkers at 7 p.m. in West Chester, and on Sunday, United German Hungarians play Erzgebirge at 3 p.m. in Oakford.

MLS

Here’s how the new playoff format affects extra time and penalty kicks.

Find out who the fans picked in their MLS playoff brackets. Philly is favored to win this weekend according to the public.

Why each team will and will not win the MLS Cup this year.

The difference maker on every team in the playoffs, including Kacper Przybylko.

Here are the five toughest places to play during the playoffs. Talen Energy Stadium did not make the list, so Greg Seltzer clearly missed the Union’s article above.

World

10 things to look out for in the Premier League this weekend.

Man U’s recruitment has been dysfunctional? Really? (Is my sarcasm coming through enough?)

La Liga’s El Clasico will likely be postponed until December.

Spain’s La Liga stars and Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane are believed to have been victims of a gang’s robberies.

Borussia Dortmund defender Raphael Guerreiro has agreed to a contract extension until 2023.

2 Comments

  1. Raphael Guerreiro! <3
    #EuropeanChamps

  2. Old Soccer Coach says:

    Bethlehem game tap moved up to 2 PM because of tropical storm Nestor.

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