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News roundup: Union match rescheduled, Lyon shocks Man City, McKennie transfer appears off

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Philadelphia Union

The Union’s match against the Revolution has been moved to Thursday night at 7:30.

Andre Blake is the Union’s Player of the Month for August. 

Union neck scarves are now available for purchase.

If you missed it, Andre Blake, Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie were named to the MLS is Back Best XI.

MLS

How each team looks after the MLS is Back Tournament and into the season restart.

Nashville is auctioning off team signed Black Lives Matter shirts. 

Thierry Henry didn’t get Montreal out of the group stage. Clearly he’s the right coach for Barcelona. 

Why right now was the perfect time for Blaise Matuidi to move to Miami. 

Are the Galaxy adding more weapons in attack after a disappointing tournament?

World

Did Barcelona not sign Alphonso Davies because he was Canadian? 

Lyon shocked Man City 3-1 on Saturday. They’ll face Bayern Munich next.

Gio Reyna scored twice in Borussia Dortmund’s latest friendly. 

Weston McKennie may not be leaving Schalke after all. 

 

 

 

8 Comments

  1. First time since 1996 that the Premier League and La Liga failed to be represented in the final four.
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    Two Bundesliga teams (and two Ligue 1 teams) in the final four.
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    8-2 stopping of Barcelona by FCB.
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    I am pumped.
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    Who’s the Farmers League now?

    • In Tanner We Trust says:

      As an Arsenal, Sevilla, and Lyon fan, this post-season has been fun! Add in Man U losing makes it even sweeter. I don’t like City but I feel for Sterling. Overhated for sure.

      • as a neutral now with City’s loss, the Champion’s league semis will be interesting. City losing to Lyon has to be the biggest misstep of Pep’s tenure … i think he got lost in his own analytical head. some poor strikes too that couldn’t compensate for it.

      • Last time I made a prediction (Orlando on MLS returns cup) I was pretty squarely wrong. Undeterred, however, I will not be surprised by an all Teutonic final. I remain a steadfast PSG doubter.

        As for the farmer’s league, I do think Ligue 1 doesn’t get the respect it deserves and I’m glad City was spanked, but the Prem teams were playing a lot more frequent football to catch up with the rest of Europe. French and German teams have had light loads over the last month.

        Regardless, this is so clearly Munich’s tournament to lose. They should sail the rest of the way.

      • In Tanner We Trust says:

        Either way buckle up for a fun ride.

      • I’m killing it in the prediction business. You’ll find me later this month hosting the weather on Fox News.

      • In Tanner We Trust says:

        Wow in that case I’m glad you picked Munich over Lyon. Idk Lyon’s phrase, so I’ll just stick with “let’s go Lyon!”

  2. Flick's a booger on your windshield. says:

    Eunuch v. Parisites Final.

    M’bop unlikely to prevail on one leg.

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