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Big D Daily: News for Friday, October 4, 2019

Sunday can’t come soon enough.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The final weekend of the regular season is here folks. FC Dallas is at home on Sunday to take on Sporting KC in a must-win game.

// FC Dallas //

Who should start for FC Dallas against Sporting Kansas City? - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas look to lock up a playoff spot this weekend but what kind of lineup should we see come Sunday?

North Texas Soccer Club to Play at Globe Life Park in 2020 - Big D Soccer
The USL League One regular season champs will have a new home in 2020.

Three Reasons for FC Dallas to be Optimistic on Decision Day | FC Dallas
FCD, by all accounts, should be fine this weekend against SKC at home.

// MLS //

Top 5 late-season collapses to miss Audi MLS Cup Playoffs |
As you can imagine, our 2017 collapse is on this list, and for a good reason since it was so bad. So very bad.

Warshaw: How Timbers, Quakes got to this point and how each can win Decision Day clash |
The Timbers-Quakes match on Sunday is a defacto play-in game for the playoffs.

Maxi Moralez signs new two-year DP contract with NYCFC - Hudson River Blue
The star attacking midfielder will spend the next two seasons in the Bronx.

San Jose Earthquakes comment on Almeyda report: No contact with Monterrey, no release clause |
This is certainly something to keep an eye on here in the coming weeks. If he leaves San Jose, you can almost expect them to struggle again in 2020.

What MLS players are trying to get in CBA negotiations -
This is a very important piece to dive into as we head towards the post-season.

MLS Decision Day: Playoff places, home-field advantage and Golden Boot up for grabs | ESPNFC
It all comes down to Decision Day. Who's in? Who's out? Who gets the comforts of home? Who will be crowned goal king of MLS? Sunday is going to be a lot of fun.

Trapp Game: How Caleb Porter has changed the Crew — American Soccer Analysis
2019 has been an interesting year in Columbus but this piece gives us a little insight as to how Porter has changed the way the Crew play.