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D.C. United beats Atlanta again, Champions League draw and more: Freedom Kicks for 8/24/2017

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Yay own goals I guess?

Hello! In highlights of my Wednesday making an amazing grilled cheese (it’s an art, and I’m bad at cooking) managed to top a D.C. United win thanks to an own goal even though three wins against Atlanta sure feels pretty good. Anyways, last night was game night and today’s the Champions League draw so let’s get to the soccer stuff.

Another own goal, another 1-0 win for D.C. United, this time against Atlanta United - Black And Red United
Yet another win thanks to an own goal. Here’s Steven Streff’s recap.

D.C. United aren’t quite ready to let go of 2017 after another win over Atlanta - Black And Red United
And the reactions!

Tomorrow Belongs to God | By Neto, Jakson Follmann and Alan Ruschel
A heartbreaking narration of the Chapecoense tragedy by the players that survived it.

FA faces calls for fresh investigation after Eni Aluko’s claims of racism and bullying | The Guardian
The English FA is getting pressure to re-start the inquiry into England WNT head coach Mark Sampson's alleged racism. Sampson was cleared of wrongdoing by the FA, but there appears to be serious issues with the handling of the case. Several players have stepped forward with accusations against Sampson and said they felt pressure to stay silent.

England women’s players fearful of speaking out, says Anita Asante | The Guardian
Another England player, Anita Asante, talked with the Guardian about the culture of silence the FA fostered.

Champions League draw 2017: Group stage rules and preview - SBNation.com
Your guide to today's Champion League draw!

Davinson Sanchez confirms Tottenham transfer, shirt number - Cartilage Free Captain
The transfer deal is finally official and Davinson Sanchez is now with Tottenham.

Washington Spirit pick up Morgan Proffitt - Black And Red United
The Spirit sent Kristie Mewis to Chicago in a trade with the Red Stars which led to Chicago waiving a rookie holding midfielder who the Spirit claimed off the waiver wire.

Thoughts on last night or any other news?