Headline News - August 14

Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world

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After his twin brother scored the game-winner for the opposition on Sunday night, Revolution midfielder Sainey Nyassi felt conflicted. Nyassi explains his reaction, as well as the motivation he derives from Sanna’s success, in this piece on MLSsoccer.com
 
With just three points separating the top three teams in the Eastern Conference, they feature prominently in Soccer America’s updated power rankings. Check out the list going into Week 24, which is based on current form as well as overall record.
 
The U.S. Men’s National Team is currently preparing to face Mexico on Wednesday night. With their opponents coming into the match having recently won Olympic gold, the Americans expect to face a confident and energized side. DaMarcus Beasley, Geoff Cameron and Maurice Edu share their thoughts on the friendly at MLSsoccer.com.