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Around MLS: Drogba Nets Three, Klinsmann Calls, and Minnesota United Stadium Update

Didier Drogba scores hat trick in 1st start for Montreal Impact
Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba made a statement in his first match starting for the Montreal Impact. The Ivorian legend scored a hat trick against the Chicago Fire leading the Canadian side to a 4-3 victory, and three points in the tight Eastern Conference race. 

READ: Montreal Impact 4, Chicago Fire 3 | MLS Match Recap

Jurgen Klinsmann adds three players for match against Brazil
After the United States defeated Peru 2-1 last Friday night, USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added three players to the roster for Tuesday night’s matchup against Brazil. Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), and Jordan Morris (Stanford) have all been added to the roster. William Yarborough (Léon), and Matt Besler (Sporting KC) have been released to their respected clubs.

READ: USMNT: Without Clint Dempsey, Jurgen Klinsmann adds Michael Bradley, Jordan Morris to roster

Minnesota United FC is closing in on a stadium deal according to reports
According to the Star Tribune, Minnesota United FC are set to close on a deal which will have their soccer-specific stadium built in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to the article, the stadium is expected to cost $150 million dollars, and have 18,000 seats. The venue will be built in a vacant lot in the heart of St. Paul.

READ: Soccer team owners close in on stadium deal for St. Paul, sources say

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September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.