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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, July 5, 2016

FCD gets a big win on Monday night.

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

There really is nothing better than a big win to kick off a new week.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas lights up fireworks in win over Orlando | Big D Soccer

Here is our recap from last night's big win over Orlando City. FCD really never looked threatened in this one as Orlando struggled to get shots on the defense.

Winning streak continues as Barrios finds the back of the net | Dallas Morning News

Plenty of good stuff came out of last night's game as the entire attack really looked alive in this one.

FCD cruises to win over Orlando | Dallas Soccer News

Again, at times it looked easy last night for FCD.

Akindele's late assist sums up FCD's night | Dallas Soccer News

A lot of selfless play out there from the FCD attack as the best example was easily the Fabian Castillo goal in stoppage time when Tesho Akindele (wisely I might add) laid the ball off for the Colombian.

FCD adds to their impressive home unbeaten streak |

15 games at home without a loss is no easy task but this group has definitely proven that they love to play in front of their fans.

Pareja lauds effort in impressive performance over Orlando |

Oh and by the way, FCD is back at the top of the standings too.

Orlando dominated in loss at Dallas | The Mane Land

And from the other side of the pitch, here is how folks in Orlando saw things.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: Altitude, the missing Mannah and more from MLS |

There was a lot to take in over this holiday weekend, including the three games last night on Independence Day. There is a lot of talk in this one about that Colorado defense too that got a shutout at home.

Rapids struggle in scoreless draw | Burgundy Wave

Like we mentioned above, the draw helped push FCD to the top of the standings but the Colorado side does still have the edge on the points per game department.

Galaxy comfortably beat Whitecaps | LAG Confidential

The late game on the week and the night was out in LA as the Galaxy had their way with a Vancouver team that is definitely starting to take a dip here.

Big win for NYCFC, FCD look ominous |

Another weekend recap of sorts here from the World Wide Leader. Still, some interesting comments here on how FCD is on the rise at the moment.