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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tonight is another playoff game for FC Dallas!

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MLS: MLS Cup Playoffs-Round One-FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders FC Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

It has been over a year now since the last time FC Dallas and Seattle played a game against one another, and it was a doozy. Tonight we get that rematch on a big stage. The winner moves on in the MLS Cup Playoffs, while the loser begins their offseason.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas’ path to victory over Seattle starts with strong performance from Matt Hedges, Jimmy Maurer | Dallas News
A clean sheet is on the minds for the Dallas defense tonight as they head to Seattle.

// MLS //

Sporting Kansas City vs. Minnesota United Western Conference Semifinal moved to Thursday on FOX |
Fox had an open time slot thanks to some NFL games getting moved and MLS is a big winner in it.

Seattle Sounders with a chance to become an MLS dynasty? They're already there | Charles Boehm |
Three titles in five years is as close to being a dynasty in any sport as it gets.

Austin FC reportedly interested in Club America legend Paul Aguilar |
This would be an interesting signing for Austin as they are looking towards building out their roster.

Toronto FC decline Piatti’s 2021 contract option; look to bring in new designated player - Waking The Red
The club announced a flurry of roster moves but for the most part they are keeping a lot of players that helped them do well in 2020.

Analyzing Real Salt Lake’s 2021 roster - RSL Soapbox
RSL has plenty of roster questions going into to next year.

D.C. United announces end-of-year roster decisions - Black And Red United
DC struggled pretty badly in 2020 and their roster moves are a reflection of what will come in 2021.

Rzatkowski, Mines among notable cuts as Red Bulls make roster announcements - Once A Metro
Royer, Kaku, Davis among veterans to see contract options picked up ahead of offseason.

MLS Playoffs: Columbus Crew dump Nashville SC – The Athletic ($)
After Columbus dispatched Nashville SC to advance to the Eastern Conference final, Porter's goals with the Crew are within reach.

Socker Slam: 'It was soccer on cocaine' – The Athletic ($)
And lastly, just for fun even though it has almost nothing to do with MLS. Just enjoy. Seriously, this kind of story is worth getting The Athletic to read.