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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The MLS Homegrown team played to a draw last night.

The annual All-Star game is here as the league’s best are in Chicago tonight to take on Real Madrid.

// FC Dallas //

HOMEGROWN: Jesse Gonzalez After 2017 MLS Homegrown Game | FC Dallas
Jesse played the first half of last night's draw with the Chivas U-20s.

HOMEGROWN: Paxton Pomykal After 2017 MLS Homegrown Game | FC Dallas
Paxton came on in the second half and had a couple good moments.

HOMEGROWN: Jesus Ferreira After 2017 MLS Homegrown Game | FC Dallas
It was also good to see Jesus get some minutes last night for the first time in a little while.

// MLS //

Kortne Ford proves unlikely hero with equalizer in Homegrown Game |
A nice late goal helped the MLS side secure a draw. But let's also talk about these retro kits that the HGP team wore last night. Man those took me back a while.

Having adapted some, Gregg Berhalter still believes in his possession style | Massive Report
Columbus continues to tinker around with a three-man defense these days, something we thought we'd get out of FCD this season at some point.

Bastian Schweinsteiger: MLS should aim to be on Premier League's level in 10 years |
I guess no one told him Don Garber's goal of being a top league by 2022.

Built for tomorrow: The 7 best young cores in Major League Soccer | FourFourTwo
FCD's group didn't top this list (I know spoilers!) but I honestly can't argue with the logic of who did top this list.

Argentine winger rumored to be on loan with Philadelphia Union | Brotherly Game
Our weekend opponent is hoping to get a new South American winger added this summer.

5 VAR corrections which could’ve altered the 2017 MLS season | FourFourTwo
Goals and penalties from our last two games didn't make this list.

ESPN FC's Top 30 MLS players | ESPN FC
The top 30 players in MLS huh? That top ten is rather interesting. Nice to see a couple FCD players in the list though.