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Workhorse of the Week vs. Houston Dynamo

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Who was your top player against the Houston Dynamo?

MLS: FC Dallas at Houston Dynamo Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s give some love to Matt Hedges for his 180 minutes+ of performances last week, earning him another Workhorse of the Week nod.

Has the Houston rivalry cooled?

Houston and FC Dallas have now faced each other twice, and each time, both teams have come away with a draw. The games are well-coached, but let’s face it - they are missing the edge that we hunger for in the Texas rivalry. Red cards? Gritty performances? Stunning performances? All missing.

I don’t know that the rivalry will regain its spark and intensity with both teams satisfied with a draw, but the third leg will likely be true test with huge points on the line.

Again, I don’t think this is due to the players or a lack of passion for the series. Both teams are so well-coached. The tactics may very well be preventing a little more creative play.

Do you love Maxi?

Maxi Urruti was once again our darling in his performance, grabbing another one of those goals out of nowhere to help FC Dallas to a vital point away. You can’t say enough about him. His major emergence has lessened the disappointment about Colman a bit. Let’s just hope this team can click around him to give him more service and opportunities to come.

Who else to vote for?

FC Dallas had a decent performance all around, especially defensively. Show some love to Maynor Figueroa, Hernan Grana, Atiba Harris, and Kellyn Acosta. Matt Hedges had one big mistake, so you might be harsh on him this week if you want, but beyond that mistake, he was fine too.

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Poll

Cast your vote for the Workhorse of the Week.

This poll is closed

  • 0%
    Jesse Gonzalez
    (0 votes)
  • 5%
    Hernan Grana
    (1 vote)
  • 5%
    Matt Hedges
    (1 vote)
  • 5%
    Maynor Figueroa
    (1 vote)
  • 22%
    Atiba Harris
    (4 votes)
  • 0%
    Carlos Gruezo
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Kellyn Acosta
    (0 votes)
  • 11%
    Victor Ulloa
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Aaron Guillen
    (0 votes)
  • 5%
    Michael Barrios
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Mauro Diaz
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Tesho Akindele
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Cristian Colman
    (0 votes)
  • 44%
    Maxi Urruti
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    No One
    (0 votes)
18 votes total Vote Now