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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 13, 2015

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Bring on the Galaxy!

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

We're inching closer towards another home game for FC Dallas here this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Limited tickets left for LA match | FCDallas.com

It sounds as though we'll be close to a sellout on Saturday when LA comes to town. I just hope that sellout crowd is as loud as some of those that have only been 15k or so.

Loyd and Harris draw comparisons to 2010 Cup team | MLSSoccer.com

Both Zach Loyd and Atiba Harris were around for the fun ride in 2010. Now they're both talking the good talk about how things feel similar to that special season.

// MLS //

SKC advances to USOC final with win over RSL | The Blue Testament

SKC continues to look the part as they scored another win in the USOC. Crazy that the Cup final will be their first road match in the USOC in like three years.

Union advance and will host Cup final | Brotherly Game

Chicago and Philly gave us the game that we thought they would last night but the Union advanced to their second straight USOC final.

RSL in hot pursuit of one or two players | RSL Soapbox

Well the USOC isn't coming their way this time around but RSL is looking to add some players before the roster freeze. I would almost start building for next year and put all the ducks in the CCL basket right now if I were them.

Explaining the Sounders' summer moves | Sounder at Heart

Seattle added a lot of quality players to their roster, which is smart considering the funk they've been in over the last coupe of months or so. But will it be enough for the playoffs and a MLS Cup run or will it be more for 2016?

Feeling insulted by the Rapids fan forum | Burgundy Wave

If you ever get too fed up with the way things are in Dallas with FCD's front office, just look a bit north west to Colorado and see their train wreck. It will easily make you feel better about how things are going. Colorado has almost picked up the Chivas USA torch and ran with it this year. Such a shame.

Are Robbie and Gio a bad forward pair? | LAG Confidential

Bold question to ask after a game or so between Robbie Keane and Giovani dos Santos. I'd say give it time but if they really are a bad pair together up top, that is all fine by me for this weekend. But seriously, give it time LA folks...give it time.