Headline News - August 31

Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world

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Goal.com previews tomorrow’s match against Philadelphia and gives readers a brief look at some of the storylines.
 
As of Friday morning, Philadelphia’s Carlos Valdes’ status for this weekend is “up in the air.” In this piece from MLSsoccer.com, learn more about tomorrow’s opponent and how the Union’s backline could account for his presence or absence.
 
Sports Illustrated listed Chris Tierney among the top most underrated players in MLS, stating “his left-footed dead-ball service is second only to Brad Davis.” The article goes on to analyze the Wellesley, Mass., native’s performance on his hometown team.