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Big D Daily: News for Friday, June 2, 2017

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FC Dallas is back in action tomorrow night.

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is back in action tomorrow night as they host Real Salt Lake.

// FC Dallas //

Quick Burns: Is it time to hit the panic button? | Big D Soccer
No wins in the last four games. Injuries. Call ups. A lot is going wrong for FCD at the moment. Or is it? Our staff discusses it all.

June Outlook: A road-heavy slate could mean trouble for FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
Three of four league games are on the road in June. It could either get really bad for FCD or be about the same as we've seen so far this season.

Squad Selection: How will the injuries and call ups change the FCD lineup? | Big D Soccer
Two key players out on national team duty, one big injury sees a lot of changes coming.

Jesse Gonzalez signs new contract | Big D Soccer
Jesse Gonzalez is getting the big pay bump. Which is great news all around. Hopefully all of these keeper rumors can now be put to bed.

ZIMMERMAN: Helping However Possible Through Injury | FC Dallas
While he may be out for a few weeks, Walker Zimmerman is going to help guide some young guys that will have to step up this month.

Will Parchman: Why Kellyn Acosta can and should start for the USMNT |
Come on Bruce, just let the #YearofKellyn reign supreme!

FC Dallas DF Matt Hedges looking to make the most of 2nd chance with USMNT |
And while you're at it Bruce, do the right thing and put in the league's best center back in these games as well.

// MLS //

How Chicago and Houston are engineering their worst-to-first turnarounds | FourFourTwo
Sure, both teams are good at home but neither have found success on the road yet.

Sporting KC's team defense delivers consistent success in topsy-turvy MLS | ESPN FC
It is all about defense in KC these days and for the most part it is paying off for them.

Armchair Analyst: US U-20s dominate New Zealand en route to QFs |
The US U-20s have looked pretty darn good so far at the World Cup. Big tests are ahead but we're finally seeing the youth systems here pay off in big ways though.

Metro exploring two spots at Nashville fairgrounds for MLS stadium | The Tennessean
Nashville really wants to get a stadium plan nailed down here. I think the fact that they have local government support really does help their case.