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Spirit’s Audi Field game is All Full, D.C. loses & more: Freedom Kicks for 8/26/19

And Bojack Horseman turns 5.

SOCCER: AUG 24 NWSL - Orlando Pride at Washington Spirit Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Well that could have gone better. Disappointing!

Recaps of D.C. United’s 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union from us, FloFC, WaPo and MLS. Brotherly Game has your Doops.

Also, recaps of the Washington Spirit’s 2-1 win over the Orlando Pride at sold-out Audi Field from us and WaPo. Mane Land has the opposition takes.

Wayne Rooney’s farewell tour is sputtering. Can D.C. United save its 2019 season before it’s too late? (WaPo): Man, the oral history of Wazza’s move to Derby County is going to be something, let me tell you.

Wayne Rooney spotted getting into hotel lift with mystery woman after ‘seven-hour bender’ (Daily Mail): Given this is allegedly on the heels of him yelling at a linesman in their loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps, I lol’d a bunch. Also, now I know why people admire Frederic Brillant’s organizational abilities!

Ola Kamara’s home debut a bright spot for struggling D.C. United (us): Now, to make sure the contract can’t be revoked...

Loudoun United unable to crack Pittsburgh Riverhounds in 1-0 loss (us): Well then! It wasn’t a bad game, but Loudoun not getting wins at a place where they need them? That’s not good.

Brian Carroll happy to be back in Chester to watch two of his former teams do battle (Brotherly Game): The Union had alumni night and tBG chatted with one of the (several) alums with ties to both.

Pay women’s soccer players more than the men, NWSL team owner says (WaPo): Steve Baldwin has takes!

Mazel Tov to Chris Seitz:

The 5 Best Episodes of ‘BoJack Horseman’ (Decider): I like Bojack, Bojack turned 5, this is your definitive* rankings of Bojack eps.

Anyway, I’ll start you off with your list of guys who’ve played for Philly and DC so you can’t have dibs on Troy Perkins, Fred and Danny Cruz. You can have Leonard Pajoy.