Tyler Adams - New York Red Bulls - Sept. 27, 2017

Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:

TFC-Union tussle kicks off Week 10

The weekend MLS card kicks off Friday night, with defending champs Toronto FC trying to patch together a back line for a visit from Philadelphia (8 pm ET | TSN – Full TV & streaming info. The visitors need to figure out how to stop Sebastian Giovinco, who has hit for six goals in seven meetings to spark a 7-0-2 series run by the Reds. PREVIEW

NY Derby highlights top-notch East action

One of the biggest rivalries in MLS will see its first scrap of the year when East leaders New York City FC make the short trip to take on the Red Bulls (1:55 pm ET | ESPN – full TV & streaming info). For many of the away supporters, this match will be the biggest clash to date for the Big Apple rivals. READ MORE | PREVIEW

Red-hot Atlanta United will make their bid for the top spot in the East in Saturday's contest at Chicago (8:30 pm ET | TSN – TV & streaming info). The up-and-down Fire will need to find a way through a Five Stripes side that has pitched four shutouts in their last five away games (2-1-2). PREVIEW

SKC, Lions back in friendly confines

Sporting KC will attempt to get over last week's slim loss at New England when they open the gates for a Saturday visit from Colorado, who just happen to be one of their all-time favorite guests (8:30 pm ET | TV & streaming info). Despite their outstanding home record against the Rapids through the years (19-5-5), the Missouri Azzurri have taken but one of the last eight overall meetings between these two clubs. PREVIEW

Orlando City will have two goals for Sunday's home tilt (5 pm ET | TV & streaming info) against Real Salt Lake: extend their win streak to six games and continue irritating the Claret and Cobalt. The Lions stole all three points at Rio Tinto last season, and scored twice in stoppage time to salvage a share the last time RSL traveled to Orlando. PREVIEW

LA sides to take Western tests

LAFC will shoot for their fourth straight victory when FC Dallas make their first visit to Banc of California Stadium on Saturday (3:55 pm ET | Univision – Full TV & streaming info). It has been quite the midweek for the expansion darlings, who welcomed Lee Nguyen to town the same day that co-owner Will Ferrell brought some of the players with him for a Late Late Show appearance. WATCH VIDEO | PREVIEW

The Zlatan Ibrahimovic show goes on the road as the LA Galaxy ride into Houston for a Saturday bout (8:30 pm ET | TV & streaming info). The Galaxy have been rude guests over the past two seasons, going 2-0-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium with eight goals scored. PREVIEW

Revs, Crew SC hit the road


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Revolution midfielder Wilfried Zahibo has settled the center park for New England. | USA TODAY Sports Images

New England will be after their sixth straight win over Montreal when the East rivals lock horns at Stade Saputo on Saturday afternoon (1 pm ET | TVAS – Full TV & streaming info). Anyone still a bit befuddled by the Revs' turnaround from last year should look no further than the impact made by new midfield stopper Wilfried Zahibo. READ MORE | PREVIEW

Columbus will hope to continue their recent series edge over Seattle when they head to CenturyLink on Saturday (4 pm ET | TV & streaming info). While some Sounders fans are freaking out over their tough start to the campaign, Andrew Wiebe has a gentle reminder that they only feel like the sky is falling because the club has spoiled them silly for going on a decade. READ MORE | PREVIEW

Loons, Quakes host Western duels

Minnesota United and Vancouver, two teams fresh off slide-snapping wins, will do Saturday battle at TCF Bank Stadium (2 pm ET | CTV, TSN – Full TV & streaming info). In this fixture last season, the Loons rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to earn a share. PREVIEW

A pair of 2017 playoff sides plotting to move away from the bottom of the West will clash in San Jose when Portland visits the Earthquakes on Saturday night (10:30 pm ET | TV & streaming info). Though the Quakes are winless since opening day, they have won three straight home meetings in this series by a combined 7-2 count. PREVIEW

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