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Big D Daily: News for Friday, March 17, 2017

FC Dallas is back at home tomorrow night. Will you be there?

The regular season home opener is finally here for FC Dallas.

// FC Dallas //

Matt Hedges quietly put up a monster game against Pachuca | Big D Soccer

I know everyone loves what Kellyn Acosta did on Wednesday (as you should), but our captain Matt Hedges also was really, really good against Pachuca.

Chalkboard: Year of Kellyn continues | Big D Soccer

As Acosta goes, so does FC Dallas right now.

Pareja credits ‘first level’ reaction in comeback | FCDallas.com

While this team is young, they have matured very well over the last two years. They’ll be ready for even bigger moments as they come this year.

Stadium: Check out the new suits | FCDallas.com

The west end of the stadium had also been under construction this offseason and preseason. It is finally all coming together for tomorrow’s home opener and I must say the improvements look great.

After star turn, FCD sees big things for Acosta | MLSSoccer.com

I think we all see big things for Acosta.

Acosta exemplifies FC Dallas’ flight | Goal.com

And more love on Kellyn this morning. The kid is everywhere these days.

// MLS //

Stejskal: Houston’s winter signings translating early, FCD’s CCL hopes | MLSSoccer.com

Houston has looked good in the first two weeks of the season under Wilmer Cabrera. Also there is some good notes in here about FCD in the CCL.

Week 3 storylines in MLS | MLSSoccer.com

Can Atlanta continue to score? Will Minnesota find a way to get a result in Colorado? There are lots of interesting games this weekend around the league.

Orlando is fighting a common injury battle | The Mane Land

Ah, I remember the days of the hamstring injury popping up left and right for FC Dallas. I also do not miss those days at all.

Nick Lima enjoying dream start to rookie season | Goal.com

If you haven’t caught a San Jose game yet this season, you might want to check them out. They finally have HGP not named Tommy Thompson that is doing good things.

No, it is not time for the Sounders to panic | FourFourTwo

Two weeks in and people are worried? Geez, it is a marathon, not a sprint.

// USMNT //

With the roster set, Arena has questions at right back | SI.com

And Kellyn Acosta is not the right back you are looking for either there Bruce.