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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The US pick up a hard fought draw in Panama.

It wasn’t pretty for the United States last night but they did get a result on the road.

// FC Dallas //

Best FCD jersey round of 8 | Big D Soccer

While the US game is important and all, the jersey bracket rolls into the Elite Eight round where things are getting heated.

Workhorse of the Week: No games edition | Big D Soccer

Time for some speculation on the entire season for this award since we’re off for another week from league play.

// MLS //

RSL to name Mike Petke as their new manager today | RSL Soapbox

Late last night the rumor mill picked up a big one for RSL as they are set to promote their USL manager Mike Petke to the MLS gig.

Lletget ruled out 4-6 months with injury | LAG Confidential

Originally it was stated the injury wasn’t that bad but now it has gone completely the other way as Sebastian Lletget had surgery yesterday.

Martinez sidelined 4-6 weeks | Dirty South Soccer

The injuries piled up yesterday afternoon across MLS and this was another big one.

Schweinsteiger mobbed in Chicago as he arrives | ESPNFC

I guess maybe this move will work out after all in Chicago. The people there seemed pretty happy about their new German addition.

// USMNT //

Panama and US tie in an ugly game | Stars and Stripes FC

But the narrative will be that the US is back on track here.

Doyle: Ugly game but a beautiful point for the US | MLSSoccer.com

The game was very much how most CONCACAF games go on the road for a US team. Ugly. Frantic. But a draw is a very good result.

Proven formula helps spark US back in Hex | FourFourTwo

Again, ugly game, but in all seriousness Bruce Arena has brought this group back together in a way that we knew he could.

Dempsey writing his name in ink on the USMNT lineup card | Sounder at Heart

Last night’s clutch goal was another reason why we have to have Clint Dempsey on this run to the World Cup.

Pulisic makes his presence felt in draw in Panama | SI.com

Let us just go ahead and say that we’re extremely lucky to have a player of this ability, playing at this high of a level, at his super young age.