The weekend is here as FC Dallas gets a little bit of time off before they have to go at it again with Vancouver next week.
// FC Dallas //
Not only did Fabian Castillo get some minutes with Colombia in a World Cup qualifier, he helped set up a goal too.
// MLS //
Shep Messing believes that Jason Kreis will land in Seattle next year, Sigi Schmid will take over NYCFC and Caleb Porter will return to college. One of those may be true but I'm not buying the coaching swap between NYCFC and Seattle. No way Sigi leaves that job just yet.
And more on this rumor, we turn to the Seattle side of it to get their take.
This is a really interesting look at some players that go literally from team to team in MLS.
Alejandro Bedoya is one of those US internationals that I wouldn't mind seeing in a FCD uniform. Oscar Pareja could do some wonders with him.
Brian McBride gives us his take on how he sees the playoffs shaping up in MLS. Thing is he is off on his comment about San Jose having two home games. They kind of visit Frisco on the final Sunday of the season.
// USMNT //
Man, I remember the 2002 World Cup game like it was yesterday. Between waking up in the middle of the night to catch it on ESPN, to watching it with my brother, all the way to cheering loudly with each US goal.
It is kind of hard not to embrace the rivalry with our neighbors to the south. We just have to remember that we're the underdog in this fight again.
And nor should they.