The argument wouldn't be so hard if the FCs for LA and NYC never happened. That would be two new markets for expanding the brand before doubling up.
Good description of Austin:
fourfourtwo.com/us/features/ranking-expansion-markets-lining up for mls
|UC's football field, Nippert Stadium. This is also where FC Cincinnati (USL) currently plays. A Wrigley o' college football. Current expansion of the turf area under development to suit MLS standards.|