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Big D Daily: News for Monday, April 13, 2015

I don't know about you all but it was a long weekend after Friday.

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

We're slowly going through last Friday's game around here to digest what exactly happened. But first for today we will dive into the morning links.

// FC Dallas //

FCD vs Colorado, what we learned | Big D Soccer

Just a little ICYMI type thing to get us started. Plenty of notes from the game.

Pareja laments 'flat' performance against Colorado | MLSSoccer.com

Is flat the best word to describe the performance from the team? I'll leave those with more adjectives under their belt to say so.

Zach Loyd is on a mission to help refuge kids through soccer | Dallas Observer

On the lighter side of things, here is a great look at what Zach Loyd is doing outside of the team with his mission work. I won't lie, I'm still a tad bummed Loyd didn't win the Humanitarian award last year for this kind of work.

// MLS //

Week six observations and more | MLSSoccer.com

Matt Doyle checks in with his weekly summary. Sadly, there are no good notes on FCD in this one either.

Neagle explains his playoff absence | Seattle Times

Most may not remember Lamar Neagle missing the playoffs last year against LA but now he explains what kept him from those important games last fall.

MLS heavy roster called up for Mexico friendly | Fox Soccer

No FCD guys in the roster for this week's Mexico friendly, which is probably a good thing considering how things are at the moment.

How has RSL changed with their new formation? | Goal.com

After six weeks, you may not realize it but RSL is unbeaten. Yeah, right now they sit at 2-0-3 on the year following another draw this past weekend in KC.

DeAndre Yedlin totally played in the EPL on Saturday | Sounder at Heart

Well, at least Seattle had something to smile about over the weekend. Their performance yesterday in LA wasn't however a smile worthy performance.

Alright, the links are a tad light for now but we may add more as the morning goes on. What do you all have going on today?