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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, June 20, 2019

FC Dallas stumbles out of the US Open Cup yet again.

MLS: U.S. Open Cup-New Mexico United at FC Dallas Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

The weather may have held off in Dallas but it might as well have been raining with the way FC Dallas played in their loss last night to New Mexico. But we’ll have to quickly move on from that as they have a MLS game to play this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas stumbles in Round of 16 in 2-1 loss to New Mexico United - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas gets a lone goal from Brandon Servania but will be left thinking what if again in the Round of 16.

Quick Burn: Who will FC Dallas transfer out this summer? - Big D Soccer
Dan Hunt dropped some juicy rumors on Fox4, so we’re here to talk about it.

POSTGAME: Luchi Gonzalez Following the 2-1 Loss Against New Mexico United | 6.19.19 | FC Dallas
After looking stellar in the game a week ago, the club struggled last night.

U.S. Open Cup: USL's New Mexico United tops FC Dallas | Pro Soccer USA
FC Dallas struck first, but the boys from MLS couldn't hold off New Mexico United as the USL side scored twice to punch its quarterfinals ticket.

// MLS //

Saint Louis FC 1, FC Cincinnati 0 | 2019 US Open Cup Match Report |
Dallas wasn't the only MLS side to lose to a USL team last night.

Precourt: Austin FC will be "active in trying to recruit" Chicharito |
Good for Precourt for going after a big name before their first season.

D.C. United knocked out of U.S. Open Cup after 2-1 loss to NYCFC - Black And Red United
United couldn’t manage a first half lead, falling meekly to the Pigeons.

Portland Timbers thrash LA Galaxy 4-0 in U.S. Open Cup - Stumptown Footy
This might be Portland's year in the USOC.

Orlando City vs. New England Revolution, 2019 U.S. Open Cup: Final Score 2-1 as Lions Win in Extra Time - The Mane Land
Lions are through to the quarterfinals thanks to goals by Benji Michel and Tesho Akindele.

Atleti's Juanfran wanted by MLS club | ESPNFC
Atletico Madrid's Juanfran is wanted by MLS expansion franchise Nashville SC as well as Brazilian duo Corinthians and Sao Paulo.

The problems with the US Open Cup format | US Soccer Players
MLS teams play with the advantage anyway in the US Open Cup, so why do they also end up normally getting the benefit of home field as well? Well, it didn't work out for some last night.

USL awards expansion team to Donovan, San Diego | Pro Soccer USA
I like this group and this city for USL Championship. Even though they could be a decent MLS city, this move makes sense.