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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Breaking down all of the expansion draft stuffz.

MLS: U.S. Open Cup-Nashville SC vs Colorado Rapids Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The fun times of the MLS offseason continue to roll on here as Miami and Nashville have made their draft selections. Now on to the Re-Entry Draft or...process.

// FC Dallas //

Will North Texas SC continue to dominate in USL League One in 2020? - Big D Soccer
The FC Dallas affiliate certainly can be the best again next year, but expect the rest of the league to give them a better run for their money.

// MLS //

2019 Expansion Draft results: Inter Miami, Nashville SC make their picks | MLSsoccer.com
MLS expansion teams Inter Miami CF and Nashville SC added new players to their squads during the 2019 Expansion Draft.

Catch up on all the trades following the MLS Expansion Draft | MLSsoccer.com
FC Dallas remained quiet on Tuesday during and after the expansion draft. But there were certainly some intriguing trades made yesterday.

2019 MLS Expansion Draft Grades | Ben Baer | MLSsoccer.com
Both teams did pretty well yesterday in the expansion draft. There were some surprising picks by both clubs but overall I think each did what they needed to do here.

Warshaw: How the MLS Expansion Draft and trades impacted your club | MLSsoccer.com
Lots of moves yesterday but here is a solid look at how it affected those who lost players either in the draft or via trades.

Inter Miami managing owner Jorge Mas says manager has been chosen, announcement coming soon | MLSsoccer.com
The fact that they have half of their roster filled out to this point and no manager is pretty worrisome.

Breaking down Nashville SC's expansion draft: trading picks in puzzling ways | Pro Soccer USA
Some folks didn't like what Nashville did with their picks and then trades. I do think trading Vazquez was a risky but otherwise smart bit of business.

Breaking down Inter Miami's expansion draft: speedy fullbacks and more | Pro Soccer USA
That Miami roster looks pretty decent though right now, even if they lack a manager and one or two of their expected big named DPs.

Manchester United show interest in Sporting KC's Gianluca Busio - ESPNFC
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Gianluca Busio has drawn interest from Fiorentina, Manchester United and Inter Milan, according to ESPN FC sources.

Report: The Portland Timbers and Diego Valeri might finally have a deal - Stumptown Footy
Just when you thought Valeri was going to leave Portland, it looks like the two sides have come to some sort of an agreement.

Thierry Henry takes over in Montreal | US Soccer Players
The Montreal Impact introduced new coach Thierry Henry, who returns to the league after spending four and a half seasons as a player with the Red Bulls.

// USMNT //

Warshaw: Three observations from the United States' Nations League clincher | MLSsoccer.com
The US cruised their way through Cuba last night as they clinched their group in the Nations League.

Nations League recap - USA 4-0 Cuba: The Americans take Group A - Stars and Stripes FC
Onto the semis now as the US will face Honduras.

ASN article: The USMNT strolls past Cuba 4-0 in a forgettable but professional win
The US didn't stumble like we've seen in recent weeks on the road, but instead got the result they needed.