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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 15, 2019

Last night was a busy one across MLS.

MLS: Campeones Cup Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

A trophy was lifted, two teams advanced to another final, and there were several other league games going on. Yeah, it was a busy night in MLS.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s two goals for the LA Galaxy down FC Dallas 2-0 - Big D Soccer
Two Zlatan goals were enough to put away Dallas on the night.

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Warshaw: Atlanta United bring the swagger, take home Campeones Cup | MLSsoccer.com
Last year's Campeones Cup was a dull affair, but last night's was entertaining to say the very least.

RECAP: CAMPEONES. CUPS. SOCCER. JEFF LARENTOWICZ. - Dirty South Soccer
I think it is safe to say that folks in Atlanta are happy about their win last night.

Bogert: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Portland Timbers and more MLS takeaways | MLSsoccer.com
Last night's results make for a much more complicated Western Conference race. Yikes.

Ibra: Pavon too good for MLS, won't be here long | ESPNFC
LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said new signing Cristian Pavon is "too good" for MLS and that he will not stay in the U.S. for long.

RSL remains unbeaten in six with 3-0 win over Seattle - RSL Soapbox
So RSL, new coach and all, dominated Seattle last night.

Recap: MNUFC vs Colorado, 2019 - E Pluribus Loonum
Darwin Quintero's first half goal is all that's needed for MNUFC to outlast the Rapids.

Portland Timbers get by Chicago Fire 3-2 in a weird Wednesday match - Stumptown Footy
And with that win, Portland is now above FCD in the standings.

St. Louis confirmed as next MLS team | ESPNFC
It sounds as though we'll see a St. Louis announcement here very soon.

Will more MLS coaches lose their jobs in 2019? | US Soccer Players
The timing for Houston firing coach Wilmer Cabrera is interesting, but another MLS coach losing his job in 2019 isn't unexpected in this league.

Chicago Fire and Soldier Field: A look at the team's history with the stadium | Pro Soccer USA
The Chicago Fire are planning to return to Soldier Field, but the team's history shows that it is an imperfect solution to the team's stadium problem.