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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Another round of the Texas Derby is tonight!

MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Once again folks, we’re at a game day around here. FC Dallas will take on the Houston Dynamo tonight for the third time this season (they’ll be one more battle later this month too in Frisco). We’ll have all the coverage here but let’s get into some links first for the day.

// FC Dallas //

Who should start for FC Dallas against the Houston Dynamo? - Big D Soccer
Back to midweek games, FC Dallas will look to rotate some of their lineup as they take on Houston.

Who will be FC Dallas’ next Homegrown signing? - Big D Soccer
Justin Che just became the 30th Homegrown in FC Dallas’ history – who will be #31?

SET THE STAGE: FC Dallas vs. Houston Dynamo | 10.7.20 | FC Dallas
Tonight almost feels like it is a must-win for FC Dallas. Definitely don't want to see dropped points again.

// MLS //

New York Red Bulls hire Gerhard Struber as head coach - Once A Metro
Austrian joins club from Barnsley FC on reported three-year deal.

What to watch for Wednesday: 12 games unfold across action-packed night | MLSsoccer.com
I know there are a lot of games these days but I do have some enjoyment seeing all (or nearly all) of the league play on the same day like this.

Colorado Rapids head coach Robin Fraser on returning to play after nearly two weeks off | MLSsoccer.com
Colorado had two weeks off due to another COVID outbreak. It will be very interesting to see how that break affected their squad.

Nashville SC vs. Minnesota United: Three things we learned from Tuesday's matchup | MLSsoccer.com
There may not have been any goals but there was still plenty to take away from Tuesday's clash between playoff-chasing Nashville SC and Minnesota United at Nissan Stadium.

Eryk Williamson enjoying a breakout season, under the watchful eyes of mom – The Athletic
The Timbers midfielder has drawn strength from family in a difficult year as his influence has increased on the field.