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Big D Daily: News for Friday, August 23, 2019

Time for the Texas Derby folks!

MLS: FC Dallas at Montreal Impact Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is getting set to host their top rivals, Houston for a big Texas Derby match.

// FC Dallas //

Who should start for FC Dallas against the Houston Dynamo? - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas is back at home for two straight weeks, so who is in your lineup on Sunday night against Houston/

MLS Weekend: Who FC Dallas fans needs to root - Big D Soccer
It is rivalry week but there are a lot of important games that FCD fans will need to keep an eye on.

GET SET: FC Dallas Hosts Houston Dynamo For Texas Derby | FC Dallas
FC Dallas prepares to face Houston during Heineken Rivalry Week to compete for El Capitan in the Texas Derby.

// MLS //

Sporting KC find late winner to beat Minnesota, stay in playoff race - The Blue Testament
Huge win for SKC's playoff chances as they now are looking like a team that is finding a late season run here.

Nashville SC release new stadium renderings |
The stadium in Nashville looks good, not amazing or anything but good. I'd still take it over Toyota Stadium though.

Warshaw: Montreal Impact go into survival mode with Cabrera-for-Garde move |
I really felt like this was a 'why the hell not' kind of move out of Montreal to get their team fired up here in some way.

NYCFC seek revenge in Hudson River Derby; Seattle-Portland play for Cascadia Cup | ESPNFC
MLS Rivalry Week is here and are there ever some spicy matchups on the docket, with probably the best one being saved for last.

Atlanta United-Orlando City 'rivalry' compensates for lack of history with a whole lot of bad blood | ESPNFC
Atlanta and Orlando are 400+ miles apart and have been facing off in soccer for only three years. That said, in rivalry, hatred can trump history.

Mayor: Toxic site won't derail Beckham MLS plan | ESPNFC
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said the finding of high levels of toxic materials at Inter Miami's proposed stadium site won't jeopardize the project. So yay?