It is another Tuesday game day edition of our daily links. I’m still not getting used to Tuesday night games here.
// FC Dallas //
Squad Selection: What is your best lineup against Sporting KC? | Big D Soccer
The whole five internationals rule could make things tricky tonight for FCD.
REPORT CARD: Assessing FC Dallas at the Midpoint of the 2017 MLS Campaign | FC Dallas
The midway point is always good to grade how things are going. I can't argue too much with this assessment.
// MLS //
Q&A: MLS commissioner sees 'can-do attitude' in Nashville | The Tennessean
Don Garber believes Nashville has the right ingredients for a Major League Soccer franchise. But will it get a team? Right now, I would put good money on it.
Armchair Analyst: As the window opens, a look at roster needs | MLSsoccer.com
Honestly, I wouldn't go for a center back at this point. Between how Atiba Harris and Walker Hume have stepped up in recent weeks, I think that depth is there. Now, the wings could use some work on the depth front. Or you know, that third keeper.
Midseason Awards: Who's the Defender of the Year frontrunner? | MLSsoccer.com
Everyone is going with Ike Opara over Matt Hedges. I can't fault them for that either, Ike has been a monster this season.
Earthquakes hope new Designated Player "Vako" Qazaishvili is a cornerstone | MLSsoccer.com
San Jose beat their rivals in the USOC last night and introduced their new DP.
LA Galaxy to sign Pele van Anholt | LAG Confidential
On the other hand, LA is beefing up their back line.
Dom Dwyer's hot start for USA could lead to big payday | Goal.com
Dom Dwyer hopes to tell SKC to show him the money after this summer.
Why this summer transfer window will impact MLS far beyond 2017 | FourFourTwo
Playoff hopes and long-term roster goals leave every team with work to do before August 9.