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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, June 6, 2019

The United States picked up their first loss in the Greg Berhalter era last night.

Soccer: International Friendly Soccer-Jamaica at USA Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Last night’s Gold Cup tune up for the United States didn’t go quite as planned.

// FC Dallas //

YEAR ONE, Driven by Toyota: Building from Within | FC Dallas
I've really enjoyed these behind the scenes videos this year from FCD. Though I don’t love reliving those losses in May.

// MLS //

Inter Miami submit final Freedom Park stadium plans to city officials |
That is s still a really fancy looking venue for a MLS team. Hopefully it all works out. It feels like a long, long time coming for Miami.

Match Recap: Soft goals sink Sounders again - Sounder At Heart
The Sounders executed their game plan through 70 minutes, but lacked the winning instinct needed for a result.

Where does LAFC's chase for history sit after 16 games? |
LAFC's pace right now is ridiculous.

Assessing LAFC’s attack so far in 2019 - Angels on Parade
Here is a little bit more of a deeper dive into how LAFC's attack has been this season.

Will the Galaxy close the gap with LAFC? | US Soccer Players
The Battle for LA is certainly a fun one to watch unfold this season.

The Red Bulls organization and MLS | US Soccer Players
The Red Bulls global soccer organization moved RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick to a broader role raising questions for the New York team.

Chanot's presence at ever-evolving NYCFC has Bronx club looking up again | ESPNFC
New York City FC was once home to big-name stars. That's no longer the case, but Maxime Chanot has the Bronx club back among the MLS contenders.

// USMNT //

United States 0, Jamaica 1 | 2019 International Friendly Recap |
Welp. It isn't a good look when you lose at home to a regional team that isn't Mexico.

Armchair Analyst: Experimentation, passivity and an L for the USMNT |
I understand the need to experiment before a tournament but you gotta think Berhalter can do better than this.

In Gold Cup tuneup, USMNT disappoints in lackluster 1-0 loss to Jamaica | ASN
The U.S. national team is heading into the Gold Cup without much momentum after losing its first pre-Gold Cup friendly to Jamaica. The team played poorly, looked confused, and lacked passion.

Gregg Berhalter establishing tactical Plan B for USMNT ahead of Gold Cup | Pro Soccer USA
USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter opted for a tactical Plan B on Wednesday against Jamaica to prepare his side for the Concacaf Gold Cup. And yeah, it didn't look great.

USA 0-1 Jamaica: A listless performance - Stars and Stripes FC
The first loss for Gregg Berhalter’s national team. It had to happen some time I suppose.