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Major Link Soccer: Nashville SC grabs their first MLS win

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The expansion side beat FC Dallas in Dallas in front of a handful of fans.

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MLS: Nashville SC at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The first MLS game outside of the bubble and with fans was last night and horns were blown in Dallas because that follows COVID guidelines...FCD kneeled for the anthem and were booed. Champions League one-off action is underway and looking fun.

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Reggie Cannon said it was “absolutely disgusting” that some supporters booed FC Dallas players who kneeled during the playing of the national anthem before Wednesday’s MLS game against Nashville SC at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Reggie Cannon says it’s “absolutely disgusting” that some fans booed FC Dallas players kneeling during national anthem | MLSsoccer.com

David Accam scores a late goal to give the expansion side their first win. FC Dallas struggles in return to play in a 1-0 loss to Nashville SC - Big D Soccer

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World

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9:45 AM - Ajax v. Utrecht - Friendly - ESPN+

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12:00 PM - RB Leipzig v. Atletico Madrid - Champions League - TUDN, CBS All Access

5:00 PM - Atlas v. Toluca - Liga MX - ESPN Deportes

7:00 PM - Club America v. Santos Laguna - TUDN