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Daily Links: Union look to advance at home in Concacaf Champions League



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Union host Alianza FC Tuesday night looking to advance in Concacaf Champions League
The biggest question for the Union concerns who those creative midfielders will be setting up. Carranza, Mikael Uhre, and Joaquin Torres are the three most likely attackers, and while Uhre needs a chance to kick his season into gear, Alianza arrives with a very strong defense and Curtin may not be able to afford to use the match to help the Dane find his form.

Ahead of Union game against Alianza, no news yet on extent of Andre Blake’s groin injury
Joe Bendik will start in net for Tuesday’s Champions League home game against El Salvador’s Alianza, a game where the Union need a strong start.

Joaquin Torres named to MLS Team of the Matchday bench
Torres entered the match in the 61st minute and delivered a memorable first goal with the club with a 90th-minute game-winning goal to lift the Union past the Chicago Fire, 1-0. Torres’ goal was the difference as the Boys in Blue picked up its 13th straight win at Subaru Park, the second best streak in league history.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Matchday: Atlanta United, LAFC & St. Louis CITY own the moment
Matchday 3 was especially fruitful for Atlanta United, LAFC and St. Louis CITY SC – meaning their imprints are all over the ensuing Team of the Matchday.

Inter Miami captain Gregore out indefinitely with foot injury
Before knowing the diagnosis, head coach Phil Neville said postgame Saturday he feared the worst and called Gregore “the heart and soul of our football club.”

Bayern Munich, LAFC announce player development partnership
The venture, which the two organizations are calling a “global soccer development cooperation” is named “Red&Gold Football” and will be based in Munich, Germany. Each club will own 50% of the venture’s shares.


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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