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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tonight is the big night for FC Dallas in Mexico!

It is finally game day again around these parts as FC Dallas is in Mexico to take on Pachuca.

// FC Dallas //

What to watch for as FCD takes on Pachuca | Big D Soccer

The week of prep in Mexico has gotten FC Dallas this far but tonight’s game will be a massive test for the club and for the league.

Behind Enemy Lines: Scouting Pachuca | Big D Soccer

If you need a little refresher on tonight’s opponent, we have a pretty solid scouting report of them here.

Clavijo on training in Mexico and Pareja’s extension |

It has also been a busy few days for Fernando Clavijo in getting that important contract extension out there for Oscar Pareja.

FCD is on the verge of history in the CCL |

A win in Mexico is always a big deal but I would gladly take a 1-1 draw tonight.

FCD primed to make CCL history |

The pressure is certainly on this squad to do what we think they can do tonight.

Early arrival helps FCD prepare for CCL clash |

The altitude there in Mexico is much higher than what we are used to here in Dallas. I just wonder if a week is enough for these guys.

CCL always the target for FCD | ESPNFC

The plan all along this year has been about the CCL. FC Dallas wants that trophy bad and so do all of us.

FC Dallas looking to make CCL history |

And more talk about tonight’s game. Take it all in folks.

// MLS //

What you may have missed in Week 5 |

Oh yeah, there was a lot of soccer over the weekend too. The big question out of my mind is regarding the Dynamo and Cubo Torres. Are they for real?

Schweinsteiger scores in debut, Minnesota gets first win | ESPNFC

And even more weekend recap material here for you to digest this morning.

Bend it like Bretos: Who is hot and who is not | ESPNFC

I always like this sort of things. Lots of talk about how Houston has turned things around and a few other things.

New rules of expansion: big spending beyond buy-in fee | FourFourTwo

I don’t know if we’re going to see too many clubs come into MLS the same way that Atlanta has this year or how I expect LAFC to next year.