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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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FC Dallas is back in action tonight.

MLS: Nashville SC at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Get excited folks, FC Dallas gets to be apart of a rare thing in MLS as they play on a Tuesday night here against Nashville SC. We’ll have coverage of the game here but let’s get into some links first to kick the day off.

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Injury Report: Hedges and Mosquera still out for FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
While some positives are happening in training, Luchi Gonzalez will still be without some key players against Nashville SC on Tuesday.

FC Dallas' Luchi Gonzalez and Tanner Tessmann give their take on who should be No. 1 on 22 Under 22 | MLSsoccer.com
Luchi and Tanner had plenty to say yesterday in the weekly press conference about this list.

Bayern Munich's Chris Richards on how the pathway from MLS to Europe can lead to big success | MLSsoccer.com
While I do think we'll continue to see more young players follow this route, it is a little frustrating not to actually see them play in a MLS game though.

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Three observations from Philadelphia Union's win over New England Revolution | MLSsoccer.com
MLS has a rare Monday night game last night in New England that saw Philadelphia pick up three big points.

FiveThirtyEight: Seattle Sounders, Toronto FC on collision course for another MLS Cup | MLSsoccer.com
Boy let's hope this isn't the case. It definitely is in the "you hate to see it" category.

Galaxy's Barros Schelotto not worried amid Robbie Keane coaching rumors | ESPNFC
Honestly, I would love to see Keane coach the Galaxy next year.

MLS announces initiatives to combat racism increase representation | ESPNFC
MLS has announced a series of programs and initiatives to address racism, advocate for social justice and increase representation in the sport. This is a good step forward in hopefully getting more diversity on the sidelines and in the front offices.

Disconnect: As MLS teams back social causes, owners’ money often fights them – The Athletic ($)
A deep dive into the contributions of MLS owners shows many that contradict teams' support for Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ+ issues and more.

Report: Orlando City Nearing Final Stages of Sale - The Mane Land
The Sports Business Journal reports that Flávio Augusto da Silva is nearing a sale of Orlando City SC.