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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A quarter of the season is down, so people are already making award lists.

We’re at the midway point in the week as FC Dallas is getting ready to host New York City this Sunday.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas vs Real Salt Lake: What we learned | Big D Soccer
There were plenty of positives on the night as we close the book on the RSL win.

Workhorse of the Week vs. Real Salt Lake | Big D Soccer
FC Dallas dominated Real Salt Lake. Which FC Dallas player was your top "workhorse"?

Dallas' Javi Morales reveals emotions of RSL reunion "with my old friends" | MLSsoccer.com
While he didn't see any action in the game, Javier Morales had a pretty solid trip back to Salt Lake.

Two Texans on trail with FC Dallas, plus notes on Vic and Maxi | Dallas Morning News
There are a couple new faces at training this week, one of whom is a keeper. I wouldn’t expect a ton to come from either being here but it is starting to be that time of year when players get rotated in and out of training with FCD.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: Best XI, awards & more from the season's first quarter | MLSsoccer.com
Not a ton of FCD love on this one but that is okay, given how there is still plenty of games left to get more attention on things like this.

Seltzer: Ranking the top 5 deepest teams in MLS | MLSsoccer.com
Not first? Alright then. But I'm happy to be proven wrong on this one.

MLS president Mark Abbott visits Phoenix to discuss expansion bid | MLSsoccer.com
I'll say this, there is something about this bid that is intriguing to me. But I do believe it is a long shot.

Fear of losing the deal carries the day on MLS' hot stove | FourFourTwo
MLS transfer deadlines are boring to say the least. Monday came and went with only a couple minor moves around the league.

Schweinsteiger reveals frustration at MLS quality compared to EPL | Goal.com
Bastian Schweinsteiger is finding life frustrating in MLS after swapping Premier League giants Manchester United for Chicago Fire. Haha

Mount Vernon Is Not a Solution to the New York City FC Stadium Crisis | Hudson River Blue
Apparently a potential stadium location for NYCFC isn't what the fans there want. Oookay.

Returnees Cameron Carter Vickers and Gedio Zelalem headline US squad for U20 World Cup - ESPN FC
No FC Dallas players like Coy Craft or Paxton Pomykal on this roster but the US will have plenty of talented players in the U-20 World Cup.