Kick Off: RBNY invade Tijuana for CCL | Team of the Week | Impact get Fanni

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CCL: Red Bulls open in Tijuana, TFC plotting for Tigres

Bradley Wright-Phillips and RBNY are set to open their CCL quarterfinal in Tijuana. | USA TODAY Sports Images

The New York Red Bulls will try to get a leg up on CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal foe Tijuana when they head south of the border for Tuesday's tie opener (10 pm ET | UDN,; Though they have yet to win a CCL road game, the Red Bulls have managed five draws in seven previous tries. PREVIEW

While fellow CCL participant Seattle rested regulars during the opening weekend of league play, Toronto FC boss Greg Vanney says they didn't follow suit in order to build up on-field synchronicity ahead of Wednesday's quarterfinal opener against Liga MX power Tigres. READ MORE

Team of the Week

Thanks to an opening day win at Toronto FC, Columbus led the way by placing three players on our MLS Team of the Week. The only other club with multiple nods was Houston. READ MORE

El Munir impresses with effort

Following a Week 1 draw with D.C. United that was attained with only 10 men, Orlando City coaches and players came away impressed with the tireless motor displayed by debutant left back Mohammed El Munir. READ MORE

Impact add Fanni to defense stable

After starting the new season with a dinged-up and understaffed back line crew, Montreal have brought in veteran help by signing Marseille defender Rod Fanni. The 36-year-old has 361 Ligue 1 contests, 33 UEFA cup matches and five France caps on his résumé. READ MORE

Atlanta patiently hunting MF, CB help

Paul Tenorio reports Tata Martino and the Atlanta execs are already plotting reinforcements. | USA TODAY Sports Images

National writer Paul Tenorio reports that even though Atlanta United's season-opening loss to Houston shone a light on a need in the defensive spine, the Five Stripes are taking their time to find the right new cogs. READ MORE

Report: Zlatan "tempted" by Galaxy

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future with Manchester United all but decided, it appears he's seriously weighing up the option of playing for the LA Galaxy. READ MORE

Bwana's rough road to MLS

On the heels of his Seattle Sounders debut, SB Nation tells the story of how Handwalla Bwana traveled from a Kenyan refugee camp to MLS. READ MORE Must-Watch

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