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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The US U20s continue their run in the World Cup.

MLS: Seattle Sounders FC at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

We’re pushing through this week as FC Dallas continues to prepare for their weekend trip to San Jose.

// FC Dallas //

Who was FC Dallas’ top player in their win over the Seattle Sounders? - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas breaks their streak with a 2-1 win at home. Who stood out as your top "workhorse" from this game?

North Texas SC grabs win on the road against the Richmond Kickers - Big D Soccer
Dante Sealy scores his 1st professional goal and adds 2 assists in a 3-0 win for NTSC.

Pomykal Captains, Servania Starts for U-20s in 3-2 Comeback Against France | FC Dallas
The US stunned France yesterday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

ALL-STAR: Three Reasons to Vote for Carlos Gruezo in the 2019 Fan XI | FC Dallas
Last week's game proved to me that FCD is better off with Carlos than without him. So go vote!

// MLS //

Rumor: Luis Suarez to join Inter Miami after Barcelona? | MLSsoccer.com
Yeah that doesn't shock me one bit to see a name like this linked to Miami.

Four players who can step up in MLS this week amid international absences | MLSsoccer.com
We already saw what Thomas Roberts could do but more minutes in these coming weeks is what he needs.

Postgame Pontifications: No excuses for slow starts - Sounder At Heart
As good as the Sounders started the season, their current run is starting to be a bit troubling.

Could Pedro Santos be the solution for Federico Higuain’s absence? - Massive Report
The Portuguese winger passed the first test as the centerpiece of the Crew’s offense.

Timelapse: Watch Providence Park's renovations take shape | MLSsoccer.com
Seeing how this stadium has transformed over the years is still something to marvel at.

Gonzalez: Timing right for Liga MX-to-MLS move | ESPNFC
U.S. international defender Omar Gonzalez said the time was right for him to return to MLS, this time with Toronto FC.

Manchester City to loan U.S. keeper Steffen to Fortuna Dusseldorf | ESPNFC
U.S. men's goalkeeper Zack Steffen will join Bundesliga club Fortuna Dusseldorf on loan, which shouldn't be all that shocking as I don't think anyone expected him to be with Man City right away.

Orlando City SC Announces Exploria Stadium As New Home Name - The Mane Land
Orlando City SC has sold the stadium naming rights to Exploria Resorts.

// US U20s //

Warshaw: US U-20s played gritty against France – and that's a good thing | MLSsoccer.com
France was heavily favored in this tournament but now the US are emerging as a candidate for that title.

USA vs. France, U-20 World Cup: Recap and Reaction - Stars and Stripes FC
The young yanks pull off a massive upset. Now they get Ecuador on Saturday.