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News roundup: Union 2nd faves in MLS East, Amazon gets Sounders’ rights, Barcelona names coach

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Philadelphia Union

Kacper Przybylko has scored just one goal this year, but the Union aren’t worried, reports The Inquirer.

The Union are second favorites to win the MLS Eastern Conference, after Toronto, according to a sports betting website.

What happens now? asks PSP’s Chris Gibbons.

In a Zoom call with the media yesterday, Alejandro Bedoya suggested that their game getting bumped up to Thursday was because of the Sixers-Celtics playoff series.


Pablo Piatti scored twice last night as Toronto FC defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps, 3-0.

Fabian Herbers is sticking with the Chicago Fire, at least until 2023.

Amazon has acquired the video streaming rights for Seattle Sounders games for its Prime Video service

Around the globe

Barcelona named former player Ronald Koeman as its new head coach.

Over at The Guardian: Women’s Champions League last-eight team guides.

The first game of the French soccer season was postponed yesterday because of an outbreak of COVID-19 at Marseille.


  1. Don’t forget the Union 2 play tonight on ESPN+.

    • OneManWolfpack says:

      Game was postponed due to positive COVID test – different from the one that popped on Aug. 9

      • Andy Muenz says:

        Thanks for pointing that out. At least the timestamp on my post was earlier than the one on the Union website so I had a good excuse for not realizing it was postponed.

  2. Paxten signing official

  3. Andy Muenz says:

    Just figured out why Toronto is favorite to win the east…all of their games are against Vancouver and Montreal. I’m surprised Columbus isn’t higher given their great start.

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