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In pictures: Union 6-1 Orlando

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for Sunday afternoon's season finale, as the Philadelphia Union easily handled the Orlando City SC 6-1.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 6-1 Orlando City SC

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Brian Carroll played his first minutes of the season and last of his career, and three Union players notched braces as Philly trounced a sad Orlando City side 6-1

CJ Sapong sets Philadelphia Union single-season goal scoring record

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Sapong's 15th of the season surpasses club legend Sebastien Le Toux's 2010 tally.

CJ Sapong now has the club's single-season goal scoring record all to himself, thanks to a goal in the 27th minute of the match against Orlando City SC. Sapong had been tied with former Union striker Sebastien Le Toux with 14 goals, which Le Toux scored in the inaugural 2010 season.

United States - Honduras preview, Union film review, and more: Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/24/17

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Weekend is almost here, and so is the USMNT game.

Philadelphia Union News

FROM THE FILM ROOM: Breaking down Union vs. Orlando City SC (3/18/2017)
Disjointed week disjointed performance.

Philadelphia Union: A team searching for an identity
The Philadelphia Union is an organization undergoing a makeover.

Post-match analysis: Union at Orlando City SC

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Philadelphia Union were timid and impatient, and Orlando City used speed to pounce of the defense's mistakes.

Bobby Wood injured, Messi brace and European recap: Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/20/17

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Spring hopes eternal, as do the links.

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Philadelphia Union: Improvement is needed from the midfield
The Philadelphia Union season has gotten off to a sputtering start as they sit at 0-1-2 through three games.

Post-match quotes: Union vs.

Major League Soccer

Kaka to leave Orlando City at the end of the season

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Orlando City midfielder Kaka will not renew his contract with the team at the end of this season.

"As you all know my contract with Orlando City ends this year. My final decision is not to renew," Kaká said at a press conference on Wednesday.

He is not retiring from the game, contrary to rumors that swirled leading up to the press conference.

Kamara's hat-trick propels Revs to rout of Orlando City

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Orlando City's fading playoff hopes took another hit, while the New England Revolution breathed life into their own chances with a 4-0 win over the Lions on Saturday night.

Kei Kamara notched a hat-trick while Lee Nguyen tied an MLS record with four assists to

Kamara opened the scoring after 26 minutes, finishing off Scott Caldwell's assist from close range.

Around The Forest: Orlando City SC release statement on Kaka’s red card

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It's Rose City Road trip time, transfer window reform, Weston Mckennie impresses on debut and more!

Portland:

Rose City Road Trip 2017 Journal | Portland Timbers
For Miller, Olum and Nagbe, the caravan ended at Warrenton Field, where the Timbers met up with a group of over 100 youth players for a soccer clinic.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for July 18-23, 2017

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MLS returned from its summer break with Orlando City SC taking on Atlanta United on ESPN last Friday night. The match drew 338,000 viewers, up 13% from ESPN’s previous Friday night broadcast on June 30 and a strong number for MLS on the network. The next day, however, Minnesota United’s match against the New York Red Bulls broadcast on ESPN was the networks second least-watched match of the season with only 222,000 viewers.

MLS Ticker: Robles signs new contract, Perez Garcia to leave Orlando City and more

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The New York Red Bulls reaffirmed their commitment to stability between the posts by signing Luis Robles to a new MLS contract on Wednesday. The 33-year-old stalwart has racked up both team and league records during his tenure with the Red Bulls.

Robles holds the franchise record for shutouts (43), goals-against average (1.

Average reported attendances for MLS through gameweek 14 of the 2017 season

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The attendance numbers for last week’s MLS games were a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly.

Midweek numbers were typically poor in Columbus and Houston. New York City FC’s was okay while Orlando City SC had over 24,000. The weekend games drew well with the exception of FC Dallas who drew its smallest crowd of the season.

Average reported attendances for MLS through gameweek 14 of the 2017 season

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The attendance numbers for last week’s MLS games were a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly.

Midweek numbers were typically poor in Columbus and Houston. New York City FC’s was okay while Orlando City SC had over 24,000. The weekend games drew well with the exception of FC Dallas who drew its smallest crowd of the season.

The false dilemma: To spend or not to spend

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To spend or not to spend. That was and still is the question. Nick Fishman takes a closer look at the issue.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Orlando City SC-THURSDAY

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We take a look at the upcoming Philadelphia-Orlando match. Here is a few things to watch when the teams take the field in central Florida.

How to Watch the MLS weekend in Week 1, TV and Streaming Listings

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It's the opening weekend of MLS regular season. All season Sounder at Heart will have your weekly open gamethread featuring Three Big Storylines, National TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View.

Three Big Storylines:

Two MLS expansion teams will play their first game this weekend.

Revolution

Kamara’s Premonition Proves True

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. During warmups, Kei Kamara had a premonition that Saturday's match was going to be a big one for him and his teammates.

Maybe it was the fact he turned 33 the day before. Or maybe it was because he was on the cusp of 100 MLS goals.

No Place Like Home

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – There's no place like home for the road-weary Revolution.

After suffering consecutive road losses, the local XI rebounded to claim a 4-0 win over Orlando City SC on the back of Kei Kamara's first career hat trick Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

Kaka

Unbeaten Run Reaches an Incredible 9 Matches

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It was a night of visceral dominance on Saturday at Toyota Park by a Chicago Fire side that came out hungry and did not stop until visiting Orlando City SC had been beaten to a pulp. No Fire player was more dominant than winger David Accam, who scored three times, to go along with an assist in a 4:0 rout.

D.C. United versus Orlando City SC preview: Behind Enemy Lines w/ The Mane Land

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We talk to the punnily-named OCSC blog to get the lowdown

To preview D.C. United's first midweek game, we reached out to Michael Citro of The Mane Land to get the info on all things purple. To see my answers to his questions, head on over to The Mane Land. (Editor's note: this was written before the news of Kaka's injury came out)

B&RU: If you were Jason Kreis, and you could completely ignore your ownership group and base decisions completely off of soccer, would you start Kaka right now?

Orlando open new football stadium with win but Kaka injured

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Miami (AFP) – Cyle Larin’s header in the 15th minute was enough to let Orlando City SC open their new stadium with a 1-0 victory over New York City FC Sunday on Major League Soccer’s opening weekend.

It wasn’t all good news for Orlando, however, as Larin’s header came minutes after Brazilian veteran Kaka limped off with a left hamstring injury.

Orlando open new football stadium with win but Kaka injured

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Miami (AFP) – Cyle Larin’s header in the 15th minute was enough to let Orlando City SC open their new stadium with a 1-0 victory over New York City FC Sunday on Major League Soccer’s opening weekend.

It wasn’t all good news for Orlando, however, as Larin’s header came minutes after Brazilian veteran Kaka limped off with a left hamstring injury.

Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders vs. Orlando City SC: Community player ratings form

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It's time to rate the draw that felt like a loss at home against Orlando.

Well, the Seattle Sounders let Orlando City stay in the game until the end, and sometimes that comes back to bite you. We don't need to rehash the final few minutes of the game, but we should rate the players based on their total performances.

Seattle Sounders vs. Orlando City SC: Highlights, stats and quotes

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"It feels like a loss. The guys put too much into the game to allow a couple silly lapses in concentration get us to that point." -Brian Schmetzer

What was looking like another 1-0 Sounders home win went downhill at the last minute, as Orlando City SC grabbed a goal on the last kick of the match to tie it up and snag a point at CenturyLink Field.

MLS- Orlando City

Orlando City overcomes two red cards for hard-earned draw with Fire

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Orlando City could have easily folded after seeing not one, but two players issued red cards in Sunday's home clash with the Chicago Fire. Stopping a Fire team on a four-match winning streak was going to be hard enough, doing so down players due to some questionable ejections seemed downright impossible.

Orlando City locks up another shutout in win over Red Bulls

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The New York Red Bulls' struggles continued on Sunday as Orlando City snagged a home victory thanks to a goal from an unlikely source.

Servando Carrasco scored the lone goal at Orlando City Stadium, leading the Lions to a 1-0 win over the Red Bulls on Sunday afternoon.

Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo hope to carry momentum against surging Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Houston Dynamo will hope to continue their unbeaten home run against the Vancouver Whitecaps

The Houston Dynamo will hope to ride the momentum of last week's 4-0 win over Orlando City SC, a top team in the Eastern Conference, against 6th in the West Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The ‘Caps started their year a little rocky as they picked up their first win in week 4 against the LA Galaxy.

Player Ratings Houston Dynamo vs. Orlando City SC

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High marks for the Dynamo in their 4-0 win over Orlando City SC

The Houston Dynamo are one of the best teams when they're playing at home and they proved that again in their last match against Orlando City SC who, coming into this game, were the top team in the Eastern Conference. The Dynamo turned around a lousy 0-2 loss on the road to Toronto FC and thumped Orlando with a commanding 4-0 victory at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Houston Dynamo 4, Orlando City SC 0: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts

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The Houston Dynamo scored 4 goals and got the clean sheet against a quality Orlando side. Rate the player performances

At the beginning of the year I introduced a new way for the Dynamo Theory community to be a part of Player Ratings. After matches everyone will get a chance to submit how each player did on a scale of 1 to 10 which will be averaged out in a later article.

4-4-2 or 4-3-3? Pick the Houston Dynamo Lineup against Orlando City SC

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Who's in your starting XI?

The Houston Dynamo failed last week in their attempt to pick up points on the road for the first time this season in their 0-2 defeat to Toronto FC. This week they head back to BBVA Compass Stadium where they've been undefeated to take on Orlando City SC.

In last week's loss to the Reds, we saw Head coach Wilmer Cabrera utilize his new 4-4-2 which could have helped control the midfield a little bit better.

The Rest

Three questions with The Mane Land

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We spoke with Michael Citro of The Mane Land, SB Nation's Orlando City SC blog, about the final match of 2017 between the Union and Lions.

Eugene Rupinski, Brotherly Game) For a club with such lofty ambitions, how does missing the playoffs for the first two years sit with the fans and what does this mean for the club in general?

Portland Timbers vs. Orlando City SC Preview Interview

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The Portland Timbers are back home after a long stretch of road games that saw the team rise to first place in the Western Conference before slipping back into second as the Vancouver Whitecaps surged up the table. Now the Timbers are set to host struggling Eastern Conference side Orlando City SC in a match that could see the side make up ground on the ‘Caps or open the door to Sporting Kansas City and the Seattle Sounders as all three teams compete for a bye in the playoffs.

Benjamin Angoua fined for embellishment

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The Revolution center back and the MLS Disciplinary Committee don't get along.

Benjamin Angoua has struggled to stay out of trouble this season.

On Thursday, the MLS Disciplinary Committee fined Angoua for simulation/embellishment during Saturday's 4-0 win over Orlando City SC.

The incident occurred in the 24th minute when Angoua and Dom Dwyer swapped kicks to the leg.

How the Revolution can make the playoffs

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It won't be easy, but the Revs still have a shot at playoff soccer.

Cody Cropper hasn't given up on the 2017 season. Last week, the Revolution goalkeeper calculated playoff scenarios for the navy and red. His math determined that New England would need 21 points from its final nine matches to make a legitimate push for the postseason.

Delamea, Watson to miss time while on international duty

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The two defenders are headed abroad.

On the heels of a two-match losing streak, the Revolution will enter Saturday's match against Orlando City SC without defenders Antonio Delamea and Je-Vaughn Watson.

Delamea will head to Europe for two World Cup Qualifiers: Friday on the road against Slovakia, and Monday, Sept.

Major Link Soccer: Dom Dwyer is joining Orlando City SC

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Dwyer switches jerseys and the other dos Santos brother joins the Galaxy.

Seattle

Green Lake is losing one of its skate parks after it was built illicitly. An attorney vies to defend it.

Not soccer but just as awesome, a solar eclipse is coming and there's only about a 70 mile stretch (north/south) in a band across the country to see the full eclipse.

Player ratings: Union 1-2 Orlando City SC

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Our weekly absolutely scientific and not at all arbitrary player ratings from the Union's latest match.

Three things we could’ve learned from Revs v. Orlando

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The game was postponed, so we lost a learning opportunity.

The New England Revolution's match against Orlando City SC was postponed due to weather. As a result, here are three things we could've learned but didn't.

  1. Can the new center backs contain a forward like Cyle Larin?

MLS Eastern Conference Preview: Orlando City SC

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Signs point to more of the same for the Lions in 2017

In 2015, Orlando City looked dead in the water. A middling opening half of the season gave way to a horrid 1W-3D-7L run through July and August, leaving the expansion side looking like road kill. However, with elimination staring them in the face, the Lions reeled off five straight wins, briefly extending their hopes until the penultimate game of the season.