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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

MLS gets one club through to the CCL title game.

Soccer: Concacaf Champions League-Club America at Toronto FC Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The middle of the week is here as we begin looking closer at the weekend ahead for FC Dallas.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas to Wear Limited-Edition adidas Parley Jerseys vs. Philadelphia Union on April 21 | FC Dallas
Last year MLS did this for a select group of teams, but this year FCD will get a chance to be involved. Pretty cool kits, since they are limited edition.

TRAINING TALK: Reggie Cannon Ahead of FC Dallas at New England Revolution | FC Dallas
Being on the road should bring out a little different side in this group.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: Toronto FC go through while RBNY stumble in CCL semis |
MLS got one team through. And in a weird way, you gotta think the higher ups at MLS would have wanted it this way to begin with. You gotta beat a Mexican side in the championship to really make this CCL thing worth it.

FT: Club América 1-1 Toronto FC — Reds grind out a result at the Azteca - Waking The Red
Toronto got the road result in Mexico that they were looking for and now they get a chance to add another trophy to their collection.

Marsch: Red Bulls were "better team" than Chivas despite CCL semifinal loss |
New York had the opportunity to get through but couldn't find the goals at home.

CONCACAF Champions League news: Toronto FC to face Chivas in final |
Chivas gets to host the second and final leg, which puts pressure on TFC to get the job done at home.

Report: New investor considering DC United stake in potential sale |
This is big news for DCU as they continue to wait on their new stadium to be finished. They need someone that is wiling to spend some cash on the team these days.

Report: Patrick Soon-Shiong to buy Erick Thohir’s stake in D.C. United - Black And Red United
We should also point out that this could spell doom for Columbus fans wanting to keep the Crew too.

Columbus seeking more time for potential Crew SC buyer | Pro Soccer USA
If anything Precourt can use the DCU sale figures to help boost his chances of making a lot of money on the way out if he decides to go that direction.

Tenorio: Inside Crew SC's efficient scouting of Central, South America |
Columbus is doing well at scouting in South America these days.

Fernando Torres prefers MLS or China move this summer - ESPNFC
A MLS move would be pretty cool to see for Torres but if he is after money, then you know he'll end up in China.