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Big D Daily: News for Friday, December 1, 2017

A MLS Cup rematch is on the table now.

MLS: Western Conference Championship-Houston Dynamo at Seattle Sounders Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

MLS Cup is finally set as we will get a rematch of last year’s Cup between Seattle and Toronto.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas picks up $50,000 in General Allocation Money in deal with Vancouver - Big D Soccer
It seems like a quiet move but this one helps the bottom line in the rebuild for 2018. Let's just hope the player Vancouver picked up doesn't turn out to be a total stud in MLS.

Building for 2018: A look at the FC Dallas goalkeepers - Big D Soccer
Getting a backup shouldn't be difficult but does FCD need to continue down the road of just having two keepers again in 2018?

FC Dallas U-19s and U-17s Heading to US Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase in Florida | FC Dallas
The FCD academy sides are currently busy in Florida for an important tournament.

// MLS //

Sounders vs. Dynamo, recap: We’re going back - Sounder At Heart
Sounders put finishing touches on 5-0 aggregate goal win to punch ticket for MLS Cup final. Right now they look like the hotter team.

Recap: Houston Dynamo season ends after 3-0 loss in Seattle - Dynamo Theory
Houston found their season come to an end in a rather embarrassing matter with a five goal aggregate loss. They really never looked in this series.

Marshall says this year's Sounders 'more talented' than MLS Cup winners | ESPNFC
I think Seattle's depth has really shown through in the last two months.

Legacies on the line as Seattle sets up MLS Cup rematch with Toronto | ESPNFC
On one side you have a team going for the treble, and on the other a team looking for a repeat title win. Man, a lot is on the line.

Armchair Analyst: Seattle Sounders-Toronto FC rematch? It's on for MLS Cup | MLSsoccer.com
Was last year a fluke? We'll find out as Seattle and Toronto get to met one more time with everything on the line.

2017 MLS Best XI revealed: Who was the best in 2017? | MLSsoccer.com
There really weren't a lot of surprises in this year's Best XI. I still wish the league would release a second team though.