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D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls, Champions League wrap-up and more: Freedom Kicks for September 28, 2017

Thanks Own Goal!

Hello folks! Good news: an own goal helped D.C. United scrape a point last night. Bad news: D.C. is now officially eliminated from playoff contention. Good news: Red Bulls fans were sad! Kinda joking. Anyways, here’s the news.

D.C. United squander second half lead, settle for 3-3 tie with NYRB - Black And Red United
D.C. United show resiliency to come back twice for road draw against New York Red Bulls - Black and Red United
Here’s our coverage from last night’s game.

PSG vs. Bayern Munich: Final score 3-0, Champions League Group B gets huge shake-up -
PSG made a big splash on Wednesday- beating Bayern Munich 3-0 in Champions League group play.

Five observations on Bayern Munich’s devastating 0-3 loss to Paris Saint-Germain - Bavarian Football Works
A Bayern take on the trouncing.

NWSL whiffs with #PassTheBall campaign by refusing to sell its core product — great soccer -
Yesterday the NWSL started a new marketing campaign that features celebrities, but is called a “PSA” and doesn't actually show any actual soccer.

Lifetime misses the mark with misguided NWSL ad campaign - The Bent Musket
It also fit into the trap many NWSL teams fall into, branding their women's team as solely "role models."

Chelsea prove Champions League credentials by outplaying Atlético Madrid on their own turf - We Ain't Got No History
Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid in convincing fashion.

Sporting Lisbon vs. Barcelona, 2017 Champions League: Final Score 0-1, Barça win really tough away match - Barca Blaugranes
Barca had a tough and close win on the road against Sporting Lisbon.

That’s all I’ve got. Let me know in the comments what you’re reading and watching!