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Big D Daily: News for Monday, June 7, 2021

The US pulled off a wild win in the Nations League final

Soccer: 2021 Concacaf Nations League Finals-USA at Mexico Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is over but at least for US soccer fans, we’re starting out the week on a good note after last night’s wild 3-2 OT win over Mexico in the Concacaf Nations League final. It wasn’t pretty but a title win is a title win.

// FC Dallas //

Why stats prove FC Dallas is better than you might think - Big D Soccer
The computers like FCD more than you may realize – hopefully it’s not too late for them to be right.

// MLS //

Charlotte FC sign veteran Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs | MLSSoccer.com
Nothing like signing a 35-year old defender for your expansion season. Kind of a weird signing for Charlotte if you ask me.

Report: New England Revolution's Tajon Buchanan drawing overseas interest | MLSSoccer.com
The 2019 SuperDraft pick has shown well for the Revs these last two seasons, which is why he is drawing some overseas interest.

Real Salt Lake was the club making moves at the MLS transfer deadline | US Soccer Players
Real Salt Lake was the club making the most moves at the MLS transfer deadline with Vancouver and the Red Bulls completing a trade.

Sporting Kansas City's Gianluca Busio attracting interest from Serie A clubs - ESPNFC
SKC midfielder Gianluca Busio is drawing interest from overseas clubs, with multiple teams from Italy's Serie A has put in bids, sources say.

// USMNT //

Recap: USA 3, Mexico 2 | MLSSoccer.com
Okay, so maybe things are going to look a bit brighter for this US squad going into the World Cup qualifications later this year.

Nations League Final: USA 3-2 Mexico - A Staggering Work of Absolute Shenanigans - Stars and Stripes FC
It wasn't a pretty win but once again it was a win nonetheless that saw the US snag the Concacaf Nations League title.

USMNT defeats Mexico in chaotic Nations League final – The Athletic
In an instant classic edition of a regional rivalry, new USMNT stars (and an unexpected hero) emerged with a signature win.

USMNT-Mexico Nations League final halted for anti-gay chant by fans | ESPNFC
The CONCACAF Nations League final between the United States and Mexico was marred by unruly fan behavior. A shame this continues to happen.