The good feelings of Saturday should help us all out on this Monday.
// FC Dallas //
FC Dallas steamrolls over Real Salt Lake with a 6-2 win | Big D Soccer
The entire team needed a game like this one.
Scratching the Chalkboard: Petke’s gamble proves fatal | Big D Soccer
When the long passing works, it works really well for this bunch.
Talking Points: FC Dallas finds their attack in 6-2 win | Big D Soccer
It was a historic night all around for FC Dallas.
#FCDvRSL: Roland Lamah Nets First Professional Hat Trick, Fastest in Franchise History | FC Dallas
Fastest hat trick in club history says it all.
Victor Ulloa Marks a Century of Appearances for FC Dallas with an Assist | FC Dallas
Ulloa quietly (as usual) got to his 100th appearance on Saturday night and looked like a gritty veteran in the process.
DEBUT: FC Dallas' 16-year-old Jesus Ferreria scores on debut for FC Dallas | FC Dallas
What is crazy to me is that his dad is still playing somewhere in Colombia these days.
Roland Lamah's first professional hat trick powers FC Dallas to easy win | MLSsoccer.com
Sometimes you just need easy goals to really get going in this league. For Lamah, that first one was the start and then the second and third showed that he can be very clinical.
Three FC Dallas players listed on USMNT Gold Cup Preliminary Roster | Big D Soccer
There had been rumblings of Jesse Gonzalez going to Mexico but it appears those were pretty false.
Once again, FC Dallas' versatile Atiba Harris is a man on the move | Dallas Morning News
This one came out before Saturday’s game but it is well worth the read if you haven’t done so already. It is a nice look at #GoodGuyAtiba.
// MLS //
Armchair Analyst: Home-field advantage keeps growing & more from Week 14 | MLSsoccer.com
I always say, 'you win your home games in this league'. So far this year, it is a big, big factor in what we're seeing.
Sounders asked for one of their forwards back. U.S. Soccer said no. | Sounder At Heart
Part of me wants to feel bad for Seattle, but then again, I really do not.
Waibel with ‘shape up or ship out’ message to underperforming RSL defense | RSL Soapbox
RSL’s general manager is unhappy with RSL’s woeful defense. After giving up 11 goals in two games, I would be pretty pissed too.
Armchair Analyst: Breaking down the US U20s' quarterfinal loss to Venezuela | MLSsoccer.com
As good as the US looked in the group stage, they could not figure out Venezuela to advance to the semifinals.
FC Cincy to unveil 'innovative' stadium design | Cincinnati Enquire
Good to see things moving along nicely for this expansion bid.