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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Przybylko and Elliott make MLS Team of the Week

Paxten Aaronson makes his debut, Copa America moved to Brazil and more in today’s links



Philadelphia Union News

Union head into international break with 3-0 win over Portland Timbers
Union rely on dangerous set pieces in complete performance to beat the Portland Timbers 3-0.

The Crew makes Toronto FC feel blue with 2-1 win before June break
The Union have a nice long break before their next game against Columbus, let’s see how their last game went.

Why Paxten Aaronson’s Union debut was no fluke
The fans who chanted “We want Paxten!” from the River End stands knew to temper their expectations. But they were right to want to see the 17-year-old rookie playmaker get on the field.

Union duo named to MLS Team of the Week
Philadelphia Union’s big win over the Portland Timbers netted a pair of players on Major League Soccer’s Team of the Week for Week 7, the league announced on Monday afternoon with both Kacper Przybylko and Jack Elliott getting the honors.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: Reds reeling, Busio levels up and more from Week 7
And with that, a bit over 20 percent of the season is done and we are heading into a three-week break for the Nations League. But first let’s take a look at Week 7.

U.S. Soccer News

USA vs. Switzerland, Friendly: What we learned
The United States Men’s National Team took on Switzerland in a friendly match in St. Gallen. Alas, the USMNT walked away in defeat, falling 2-1 to the home side. It was a match that showed both a lot of promise, but also a lot of points to improve on.

Rest of the World News

Barcelona sign Sergio Aguero from Manchester City on free transfer
Aguero, 32, has agreed to a two-year deal with a €100 million buyout clause after announcing earlier this season that he would end his 10-year association with City.

Copa America 2021: Brazil new hosts as tournament moved from Argentina, Colombia
CONMEBOL cited “the present circumstances” as the reason for Argentina’s withdrawal as hosts, with the country having experienced an increase in COVID-19 cases. There were 348 deaths reported on Sunday and 21,346 new infections.

Hello Union fans! My name is Alex and I've been doing the daily links post for Brotherly Game since the 2016 season. You'll find me on here with all the biggest news stories in MLS and around the world. I also live tweet many of the Union games, and I'm a season ticket hold in section 102. Stop by and say hi!

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