Union lose, MLS Saturday action and more in today’s links
Philadelphia Union News
Union suffer second MLS defeat in 2-0 loss to NYCFC at home
The Union failed to recover from an early NYCFC goal and a Jose Martinez ejection, falling to their Eastern Conference rival.
Atlanta United loses 2-1 to New England Revolution
The Union’s next game will see them host Atlanta United in the second leg of their Champions League matchup, let’s see how their last game went.
MLS Week 3 Scoreboard: Red Bulls top Fire, RSL rolls over Sporting KC, and more
Saturday’s Week 3 MLS slate featured some enticing Eastern Conference showdowns early on, and should also let us know a lot more about some teams that have had surprising starts to the new season.
From contemplating retirement to moving abroad, Ryan Shawcross enjoying start to life at Inter Miami
Boasting an imposing presence at 6-foot-3, Shawcross has given the Herons a bigger and more seasoned back line option in place of the promising but inexperienced Andres Reyes.
Rest of the World News
USMNT’s Giovanni Reyna scores twice as Borussia Dortmund reach German Cup final
Top scorer Erling Haaland was sidelined with a muscle injury but his power was hardly missed as Dortmund exploded into action after 16 minutes, with Reyna finding just enough space inside the box to thread a shot into the back of the net.
Inter Milan on brink of Serie A title with win that relegates Crotone
Inter are on 82 points, 14 clear of second-placed Atalanta, and need one point to guarantee a first league title since 2010 due to their superior head-to-head record over the Bergamo club.