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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

FCD is back in action tomorrow night.

MLS: U.S. Open Cup Final-New England Revolution vs FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Champions League play kicks off again tomorrow night for FC Dallas.

// FC Dallas //

Is FCD struggling without Castillo | Big D Soccer

Sometimes stats paint a different picture then what you might think.

FCD vs RSL: The Good and Bad | Big D Soccer

Another look back on Saturday night’s draw in Utah with how the attack looked a little pedestrian and the defense looked stout.

Seitz nears the top of the keeper stats after shutout |

One guy who has quietly had a good year this season has been veteran Chris Seitz. I do hope people around the league are watching what he is doing here.

FCD and LA amped for a huge showdown this weekend |

Never mind the fact that FCD plays tomorrow night. This one is quite big though as it marks the first regular season meeting of the year between the two clubs (which is crazy to me).

// MLS //

Chicago in the running for the 2017 ASG | Hot Time In Old Town

But at Solider Field? I do like the idea of using a downtown stadium for this kind of event instead of a stadium like Bridgeview. Unfortunately we have to wait until at least 2018 to host this event.

Midseason trades that paid off in MLS |

FCD didn’t play apart in any of these trades but some are starting to help shape the playoff race like out in the Eastern Conference. Aurelien Collin and Patrick Mullins were definitely interesting trades at the time that are working for the teams that landed them.

Kei Kamara unhappy with his return to Columbus | Massive Report

He wasn’t happy when he left and he wasn’t happy when he returned. Sounds about right to me.

Diego Valeri: Portland Thorns superfan | FourFourTwo

I’d be willing to bet if Dallas had a NWSL team, we’d see one of the FCD guys become a super fan like this.

MLS sends out a survey to San Diego | Angels on Parade

I kind of think we’ll end up with a division of just California teams in MLS when it is all said and done.

NYCFC schedules October friendly with Mexican side |

Uh, okay. Seems a bit odd to do one of these towards the end of the season but whatever.