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Around the Forest: Atlanta United to face Club America in Campeones Cup

Also: Stoppage Time goal for the Thorns; Diego Valeri and chances created; Fanendo Adi on one hell of a year; Inter Miami gets construction green light and more!

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Thrilling stoppage time goal propels Thorns over Orlando while Christine Sinclair makes history
What a day at Providence Park!

"Unbelievable:" Tyler Lussi reminds fans what the NWSL is about | Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers play a man down, escape with 2-2 draw with Colorado Rapids on ‘weird night’ in Portland -
The match was played under a somber note as the Timbers announced Saturday afternoon that head coach Giovanni Savarese’s father, Carlo, passed away at the age of 73.

Quick Strikes | Diego Valeri leads MLS with 62 chance creations in 2019 | Portland Timbers

#PORvCOL Game Recap: Portland Timbers 2, Colorado Rapids 2 - Burgundy Wave
Though up a man for most of the second half, the Rapids could not come out with three points. Still, a road result! 2-2!

Major League Soccer

New FC Cincinnati stadium: Club set to reveal final design
The final FC Cincinnati Major League Soccer stadium design will be unveiled Tuesday at a press conference, the team announced Sunday.

Throw-in or corner? Controversy over Red Bulls' go-ahead goal vs. NYCFC |

You need to see Raúl Ruidíaz’s sublime goal in slow-motion - Sounder At Heart
This is the definitive footage of one of the great goals in Sounders history.

MLS Power Rankings: Galaxy drop ahead of LAFC clash; San Jose, Minnesota rise
This week sees LA Galaxy slide ahead of El Trafico, while San Jose and Minnesota rise in ESPN's MLS Power Rankings.

Atlanta United to face Club America in 2019 Campeones Cup on August 14 |

The Morning Loon: ‘Running on empty,’ Minnesota United, Mason Toye muster strength for goal in win vs. FC Dallas – The Athletic ($)
The stadium braced for more of the same. The players didn't oblige, finding that proverbial extra 10 percent to raise the stakes.

Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 19 analysis |

Fanendo Adi: 'It's been one hell of a year' for me, FC Cincinnati
To say Fanendo Adi has been a source of frustration for FC Cincinnati fans and a conundrum for the club itself is accurate if not an understatement.

What's "biggest threat" to frustrated, streaky Chicago Fire? "Ourselves" |

Vako and Danny Hoesen are two of the success stories under Matias Almeyda |

Nico Lodeiro rumors are ‘white noise’, Sounders coach says - Sounder At Heart
Sounders midfielder continues to say nice things about his former team, but no one seems too bothered by it.

New York City FC's Maxime Chanot making case for Defender of the Year |

Justin Meram: Move to Atlanta United 'has given me life and energy' | Pro Soccer USA
Atlanta United acquired Justin Meram from the Columbus Crew in May. On Friday, Meram said the move has kickstarted a career that was mired in a rough patch.

Beckham’s Inter Miami gets green light for Lockhart site | Miami Herald
David Beckham’s Inter Miami team got the final OK from the Fort Lauderdale City Commission to begin construction on an 18,000-seat stadium and training facility at the site of the defunct Lockhart Stadium.

‘We’re succession planning’: Carlos Bocanegra never wants to go through a rebuilding year with Atlanta United – The Athletic ($)
In an expansive interview, the club's technical director spoke about how the club decides who to sign and how they compose a squad