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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Who is ready for some turkey here?

Soccer: International Friendly Soccer -Peru at USA David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

We’re at the midway point in the week here as Thanksgiving is tomorrow here in the US.

// FC Dallas //

Who FC Dallas could go after to replace Oscar Pareja as head coach - Big D Soccer
The options out there aren’t terrible and Dallas shouldn’t play it too safe either.

2018 FC Dallas player recap: Paxton Pomykal - Big D Soccer
Was 2018 a step backward for Paxton? His minutes decreased and we kind of forgot about him until recently.

INTERNATIONAL: Reggie Cannon Makes Second U.S. Men's National Team Appearance | FC Dallas
Reggie picked up another start for the US in their final game of 2018.

eMLS League Series Two Comes to Frisco in February | FC Dallas
I've recently gone to an eGaming event and now I am very intrigued to go to this one.

// MLS //

Warshaw: These four zones will determine the 2018 MLS Conference Champions |
I do enjoy a good zone breakdown and this is pretty solid stuff as Bobby looks at how each team can win their respective conference title series.

Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls: Who has the better coach and style? |
I'm just over here with some popcorn, ready for this series to get started.

Injury Update: Darlington Nagbe on track to play in first leg of MLS Eastern Conference Final - Dirty South Soccer
Nagbe sitting out any of this series would be a big loss for Atlanta.

LA Galaxy deny report of Zlatan Ibrahimovic deal with AC Milan - ESPNFC
A Galaxy spokesperson told ESPN FC via text message that the reports stating Ibrahimovic had signed with the Italian giants were not true.

Sounders exercise options on 10 players - Sounder At Heart
Osvaldo Alonso is now eligible for free agency and would need to take a big pay cut to remain in Seattle.

Mexican striker Daniel Rios signed by Nashville, first player on MLS roster |
Nashville is more than a year away from joining MLS but they are already making some moves to help prepare.

// USMNT //

Italy vs USA - USMNT fall 1-0 to Italy in stoppage time despite valiant effort from Ethan Horvath - Stars and Stripes FC
A valiant effort from keeper Ethan Horvath was spoiled by a Politano winner in the 94th minute.

Report: Julen Lopetegui approached U.S. Soccer regarding USMNT, turned down - Stars and Stripes FC
All of these random names are starting to come out of the woodwork here and you can't help but think that USSF got it way wrong with the way they're doing things.