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Big D Daily: News for Monday, October 17, 2016

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FC Dallas gets back on top of the league standings.

There were a lot of highs and lows last night in the win over Seattle.

// FC Dallas //

Ruiz stunner lifts FCD over Seattle | Big D Soccer

This is a reason why your bring in Carlos Ruiz towards the end of a match. Hell of a finish.

Report: Diaz likely done for the rest of the season | Big D Soccer

Yeah, we’re also not happy about this one either. FCD took up a couple big bumps in terms of injuries in this one.

Ruiz return couldn’t have come at a better time | Dallas Morning News

Sometimes in this league you need a strong veteran to lead the way late in the season. Ruiz may just be that guy for FCD.

Ruiz pleased with effort |

It is pretty remarkable to think that Ruiz is going to be a guy that makes this kind of impact no matter where he goes. He’s a villain to everyone else in the league but us right now.

Decision Day game to be aired on FS1 |

The TV broadcasters have decided where they will be on Sunday for the final day of the regular season. Fox is going with our game in LA as we look to lift the Supporters’ Shield.

Diaz and Acosta injuries are a concern for FCD |

Pareja couldn’t comment on Kellyn Acosta’s injury either after last night’s game.

Ruiz returns in style for FCD |

More on how Fish did his thing yesterday.

Ruiz ruins everything | Sounders at Heart

And here is how the Sounders felt about yesterday’s game.

// MLS //

Drogba refused to be in the lineup for Montreal |

Time to say goodbye to Didier Drogba.

Atlanta and Minnesota play the draft draft | Dirty South Soccer

The draft before all the drafts took place yesterday afternoon as well. Atlanta went for the Expansion Draft as their priority while Minnesota took the SuperDraft.

DCU hitting solid form at perfect time |

There are a couple really strong teams in the Eastern Conference right now and DCU is one of them. The other is their Atlantic Cup rivals, New York Red Bulls.

BWP brace beats Columbus | Once a Metro

I think after yesterday I may be changing my mind on my MVP vote.

Timbers thrive in must-win mode | FourFourTwo

Thanks Portland for the win over Colorado yesterday. Much appreciated.

Rapids fall in Portland 1-0 | Burgundy Wave

A penalty goal was all it took from Portland, which they should have had two of them had Fanendo Adi not missed a sitter.