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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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That February cold weather is finally hitting the area, huh?

MLS: FC Dallas at Philadelphia Union Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as FC Dallas takes one more day in training to prepare for their next preseason game, a friendly down in San Antonio tomorrow evening.

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Bryan Acosta has successful emergency appendectomy - Big D Soccer
No timetable has been given to when he’ll return but this explains why he missed last weekend's game.

FC Dallas misses the mark on “Mexican Superstars” promotion - Big D Soccer
FCD has since deleted the original tweet but the Internet keeps things forever.

FC Dallas Loanees & Affiliates Report: Pablo Aranguiz dazzles home crowd - Big D Soccer
Pablo Aranguiz received a standing ovation for his play on Saturday.

PRESEASON: Luchi Gonzalez Looks Ahead to the Scrimmage Against San Antonio | FC Dallas
Head Coach Luchi Gonzalez looks to the scrimmage in San Antonio and goals for the match. He also talks about the new signings and preparing them for the regular season action.

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Ignacio Piatti moves from Montreal Impact to San Lorenzo, ending legendary MLS career | MLSsoccer.com
It's official: Montreal Impact star Ignacio Piatti is heading back to Argentina to rejoin his former club San Lorenzo after more than five years in MLS.

Piatti - It’s Official, At Last... - Mount Royal Soccer
Impact’s greatest-ever talent is off to Argentina to join former club, San Lorenzo.

MLS 2020: For these 10 MLSers, this season is huge | Andrew Wiebe | MLSsoccer.com
As you might expect, there is one FCD player on this list.

Austin FC enter multi-year deal with YETI to be official jersey sponsor | MLSsoccer.com
Seeing Austin secure a company like Yeti for their kit sponsor really makes you hope FCD can improve on things in 2021 when Advocare leaves the kit.

Brad Guzan, Atlanta United agree to contract extension - Dirty South Soccer
Despite all the exits this winter in Atlanta, the veteran keeper isn't going anywhere.

Inside MLS’s sudden influx of new arrivals from Brazilian clubs, and why the trend may continue – The Athletic (Paywall)
Changes in currency, visas, and other factors mean MLS is now a bigger factor for Brazilian clubs than ever before. You'll get a lot of quotes from FCD's current and former technical guys in this one too.

Ben Olsen in DC | US Soccer Players
Ben Olsen has spent his entire coaching career with DC United, marking his 10th season in charge with a squad hoping to contend in the East. It is kind of crazy how long he has lasted there.

Inter Miami's Julian Carranza expected to miss 10-12 weeks | Pro Soccer USA
Julian Carranza will miss the early part of Inter Miami's regular season schedule with a foot injury.