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Big D Daily: News for Friday, May 19, 2017

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FC Dallas hosts San Jose tomorrow night.

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is back in action as they host San Jose.

// FC Dallas //

Paxton Pomykal out four to six weeks following knee surgery - Big D Soccer
The young Dallas Homegrown will be on the shelf for a little while. Big bummer.

Quick Burns: Where is the best fit for Tesho Akindele? | Big D Soccer
Is he a winger? A striker? Or something else in the making? Our staff talks about it in our latest discussion.

US Open Cup 2017: FC Dallas learns potential fourth round opponents - Big D Soccer
Title defense could start off on the road. Not to mention it comes in a really tough stretch of road games.

Michael Barrios Using Early-Season Benching as Motivation for Offensive Resurgence | FC Dallas
Sometimes a good benching by a manager is what a player needs in this league. For Michael Barrios, it was the motivation he needed to get back on track.

// MLS //

Red Bulls-NYCFC, Seattle-Portland highlight Open Cup fourth round draw | MLSsoccer.com
Rivalries headline the fourth round in the USOC now more than ever thanks to how the geographical grouping of this tournament has been used.

Fire's Nemanja Nikolic leading MLS in goals, and taking the league by storm | MLSsoccer.com
Ten goals in 11 games is pretty solid by anyone. We'll see this guy next week when we battle for the Brimstone Cup.

Baer: Union show how to stop Dynamo's high-powered attack | MLSsoccer.com
I thought it was as simple as hosting them? No?

5 MLS stars of tomorrow you should be following now | FourFourTwo
We all know Paxton Pomykal is going to be great, but here are some others worth taking note around the league now too.

Inglewood NFL stadium delay means Chargers stuck at StubHub Center for three years | LAG Confidential
Record rainfall means Chargers are likely locked into another season at home of the LA Galaxy. Hope the Galaxy enjoy the checks getting cashed from this deal.

David Beckham group unveils new Miami stadium plan without parking - ESPN FC
That is going to go over great with the locals.

Power Ranking Averages Week 11 | RSL Soapbox
Ever wondered what all Power Rankings looked like together...this site does a weekly average of them all.