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Philadelphia Union’s Jakob Glesnes replaces Alexander Callens on MLS-All Star roster

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Philadelphia Union center-back Jakob Glesnes has been added to the MLS roster for the 2022 MLS All-Star Sport towards Liga MX, changing the injured Alexander Callens of NYCFC.

Callens was withdrawn within the 73rd minute of NYCFC’s 3-2 defeat to the Columbus Crew on Saturday with what interim head coach Nick Cushing described as ‘decrease leg ache’. The Peru worldwide later posted a picture of himself on social media along with his leg in a brace.

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In consequence, Callens will miss the All-Star conflict with Liga MX’s greatest, with MLS saying Union defender Glesnes as his substitute.

Glesnes has began all 24 regular-season matches this season because the Union have climbed to the highest of the Japanese Convention standings with one of the best defensive report in Main League Soccer, permitting simply 18 targets to this point.

The 28-year-old Norwegian has posted a team-high for photographs blocked (23) to this point in 2022, whereas he is second amongst Union gamers for interceptions (42), clearances (112), and passes into the opposition third (70).

Alongside Glesnes, the Union are additionally represented within the All-Star Sport by goalkeeper Andre Blake and left-back Kai Wagner.

The MLS All-Star Sport will happen at Minnesota United’s Allianz Area on Wednesday at 8:30pm (EST).

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