We enter the month of November in our 2016 season as FC Dallas is back home preparing for the weekend visit from Seattle.
// FC Dallas //
It was eight minutes in hell really for FC Dallas’ back line on Sunday. There was no good way to spin it as the defensive look cost the club dearly.
This team has come from behind in games plenty of times this season to win. So it isn’t totally out of the question that they’ll do it on Sunday.
Four goals. Yeah. Four goals need to be scored by FCD on Sunday outright, or three to force overtime. But the defense has to pitch a shutout no matter what.
The team does play differently at home, that much we know of after the way they handled business this season at Toyota Stadium.
Not sure I am totally on board with the three hopes as I would prefer someone else to pick up the slack offensively on Sunday.
Yep, we know.
// MLS //
In some ways this post has a point but in other ways, I really do dislike the two-legged series in the playoffs. The only advantage high seeds got was resting in the midweek, which has turned into a momentum builder for lower seeds.
Portland already has one of the toughest places to play in MLS (I blame the turf), but adding more rabid fans to the mix will only make it better in my mind.
As much as I want to see a FCD comeback, if it doesn’t happen this Sunday I may actually be pulling for a Seattle-TFC final.
Did you know it has been a 1000 days since he made that announcement that he was going to bring a team to Miami? Well a 1001 actually. Seriously need to pull the plug on that one MLS.
I’m very intrigued by the possibility of a team in the Queen City for MLS. The work they pulled off in one season in the USL showed that the market there would run with soccer in a big way.