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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, October 29, 2020

FC Dallas gets a big win on a night when they needed it the most.

MLS: Inter Miami CF at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Ah, waking up after three points is always a good feeling. It seems like FC Dallas hasn’t given us that feeling in a while but last night’s come from behind victory over Inter Miami was what the team and all of us needed here.

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FC Dallas picks up important 2-1 win over Inter Miami CF - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas gets two second half goals to complete their comeback win on Wednesday night.

Led by a standout performance from Bryan Reynolds, FC Dallas remains in playoff hunt after critical win over Inter Miami
FC Dallas needed a strong performance on Wednesday night and got it from one of their youngest players.

Inter Miami CF hang on to playoff hope in spite of 2-1 loss to FC Dallas
A little more on last night's game from the Miami side of things.

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Union would be worthy Shield winners, LA's issues are familiar and more Week 21 takeaways | Steve Zakuani | MLSsoccer.com
Philly continues to pick up wins and look the part as the Shield is their's to lose at this point.

MLS Cup Playoff Scenarios: Six more teams clinch postseason berths | MLSsoccer.com
Wednesday saw several teams punch their tickets into the post season.

Philadelphia Union and Minnesota United FC confirm one positive COVID-19 result each; games still on | MLSsoccer.com
Sounds like this may be the new norm here as teams find out new cases and play on despite them.

MLS announces creation of AT&T Young Player of the Year Award for players 22 and under | MLSsoccer.com
Getting rid of the Rookie of the Year award is the right move though I don't like the fact that a young player can win this new one over and over.

LAFC and NYCFC regroup around returning players | US Soccer Players
LAFC is starting to once again look like what we expect out of them, and NYCFC is quietly doing the same.

MLS homegrown player rules: inside the debate – The Athletic ($)
A movement to rid MLS of homegrown territories is gathering steam, but some in the league want the restrictions to stay. After reading this, I can say I want them to open things up even more so now.