Union shift focus to Club America, MLS Weekend action, and more in today’s links
Philadelphia Union News
Next Match | Union host Club America in final leg of Concacaf Champions League
Philadelphia Union is back in action for one of the biggest home matches in club history as they welcome Liga MX giant Club America to Subaru Park for the second leg of the Concacaf Champions League Semifinals on Wednesday, September 15th.
Friday Takeaways: What we learned as Week 23 kicked off
Amid a busy week to kick off Concacaf World Cup Qualifying, MLS action resumed Friday night with four games that continued to shape the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs race.
Saturday Takeaways: What we learned from Week 23’s action
Orlando moved back into second place in the East, Vancouver won their fourth straight game and Colorado are closing in on the West’s top spot.
The Issues for Major League Soccer’s Texas Trio
Austin FC joined MLS originals FC Dallas and the league’s only relocated club, the Houston Dynamo. None of them are in a playoff spot as September arrives.
US Soccer News
USMNT can’t hold on as Canada grabs 1-1 draw in World Cup qualifying
The remade United States men’s national soccer team quickly got itself into trouble in World Cup qualifying, wasting Brenden Aaronson’s second-half goal when Cyle Larin scored to lift Canada into a 1-1 draw Sunday night.
USMNT’s Zack Steffen tests positive for COVID, won’t go to Honduras
Steffen has been replaced on the U.S. roster by New York City FC keeper Sean Johnson.
Rest of the World News
European Qualifiers: Lukaku, Germany and Spain celebrate
Spain, England and Germany won, while Italy drew, on a memorable evening for Romelu Lukaku.
Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier suspended after health officials intervene
Just minutes after kickoff on Sunday at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, officials entered the pitch to stop the game, prompting players from Argentina to walk off the pitch.
Guinea-Morocco World Cup qualifier postponed after Conakry coup d’etat
Morocco goalkeeper Anas Zniti, who is with the team in Conakry, has corroborated to ESPN that the squad are doing well.