Another week is done here as we head into the weekend without any MLS games due to the FIFA international window that is going on. I think a quick break from games is going to be a good thing for us here too. Also, is a Friday the 13th after Halloween a thing?
// FC Dallas //
What was the biggest regular season surprise for FC Dallas? - Big D Soccer
2020 has been a year, to say the least. What has surprised us the most though?
// MLS //
2020 MLS offseason calendar for player moves announced | MLSsoccer.com
MLS revealed the offseason calendar yesterday afternoon. We now know the dates of some key points in December like the Expansion Draft, trade windows opening and closing, and free agency.
Chicago Fire announce contract extensions, roster cuts heading into 2021 MLS season - Hot Time In Old Town
Despite not reaching the playoffs, Chicago is currently keeping a large core of their roster from 2020. One interesting release though is that CJ Sapong is now available.
Philadelphia Union, no longer an underdog, set sights on adding another trophy to historic season | MLSsoccer.com
Basking in the glow of their first-ever Supporters' Shield as they gear up for the postseason, the Philadelphia Union very much have a target on their back.
// USMNT //
Three takeaways from US men's national team's 0-0 draw with Wales | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.com
Despite relative paucity of goal danger, the US men’s national team gave us some tasty morsels to chew on in their long-awaited return to play, banking a decent 0-0 draw with Wales.
USMNT vs. Wales: New era begins with scoreless draw – The Athletic ($)
There may not have been goals, and much work remains, but Thursday's performance was refreshing and encouraging.
USMNT plays to scoreless draw against Wales - Stars and Stripes FC
Another recap of yesterday's game that saw plenty of excitement from the US squad.