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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, November 3, 2016

Hey, if the Cubs can do it, so can FC Dallas.

MLS: Conference Semifinals-FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Only a couple more days until FC Dallas is back on the field as they look to do what may will call the impossible against Seattle.

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Ways FCD can respond on Sunday | Big D Soccer

Yesterday I offered up a couple suggestions as to what FC Dallas could do on Sunday to get back in this series.

Quick Burns: What is FCD’s best plan for Sunday? | Big D Soccer

Our staff also chimed in on what they want to see happen on Sunday as well.

To make mark on playoffs, FCD has to dig themselves out of a hole | Dallas Morning News

A 3-0 hole is no easy feat though going into a vital second leg at home.

Dallas ‘Til I Die is more than a tagline | FCDallas.com

There is always plenty of room for optimism in this series for FCD though.

Help Joseph Huerta’s family | GoFundMe

Late last week, FCD lost one of their own in academy kid Joseph Huerta in a brutal hit and run wreck on October 27. Our thoughts and prayers are with Joseph’s family, friends and teammates. We encourage you to help Joseph’s family honor him here.

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The 3-5-2 is back in MLS | MLSSoccer.com

I’m thankful this post doesn’t mention how bad it looked for FC Dallas last weekend in Seattle. But you can see why Oscar Pareja wanted to try it though.

Sounders remove interim tag from Schmetzer’s title | Sounder at Heart

I have to say, it is about time the Sounders made this move. But at the same time I also respect the fact that they waited around until they knew he was right for the job.

Negative locker room was on display for RSL | RSL Soapbox

The one coaching change I do expect this offseason may be in Salt Lake. It wasn’t working late in the season and their collapse against LA in the playoffs was proof.

Atlanta looking to snag Nick Rimando | SI.com

That would be an interesting pickup for the expansion side next year.

MLS’s Disciplinary Committee has to go | Once a Metro

They certainly got it wrong in not suspending David Villa. That is for sure.

Villa gets star treatment | Goal.com

Yep. I remember when David Beckham and Thierry Henry would also get special treatment in this league as well.

Why Colorado’s attack needs Jermaine Jones | FourFourTwo

Their attack needs a massive spark to advance in the post season. Jones wouldn’t be the worst guy to help them out in the midfield.