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Big D Daily: News for Monday, September 25, 2017

Slump hits double digits. Yay.

MLS: FC Dallas at Minnesota United FC Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

What more can you say at this point about FC Dallas?

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FC Dallas picks up another loss, 4-1 at Minnesota United - Big D Soccer
Defensive errors continue to pop up for FC Dallas as Minnesota ran all over them on Saturday night.

Scratching the Chalkboard: Who’s to blame? | Big D Soccer
Is it the players? Pareja’s fault? Is it both? Right now you could make the case for just about anyone.

FC Dallas' Quick Start Against Minnesota United FC Falls Apart in 4-1 Loss to Newcomers | FC Dallas
I wouldn't even say it was letting off the gas on Saturday, it was purely mental as the team just checked out.

Armchair Analyst: There is nothing like this FCD collapse in MLS history |
The fall from the top of the mountain is always the hardest one.

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Armchair Analyst: Atlanta's burden, Valeri's greatness & more from Week 29 |
If you need a full recap of the events of this past weekend, this is a good place to start. Plenty of interesting matches of the course of Week 29 as the playoff race is red hot right now.

Landon Donovan says LA Galaxy don't "look like they have a real plan" |
Again I'll say, as bad as things have been here for FCD, its even worse in LA.

Toronto FC’s worst week of the season was a price worth paying | Waking The Red
Toronto has gone on to lose two straight here as they had a chance to clinch the Supporters Shield this past weekend in New England. Instead, Greg Vanney rotated players, because he can.

RSL buries Seattle 2-0, snaps Sounders 13-game unbeaten streak | RSL Soapbox
And just like that, RSL is now comfortably in position to reach the playoffs. They've looked really good these last few weeks.

It's not us, it's you: The MLS stars who hurt (or help) their teams the most | FourFourTwo
I'm a little surprised not to see a Mauro Diaz on this list. In either spot.

MLS transfer news: D.C. United sits Bill Hamid as European clubs circle |
Foreign scouts have their eye on soon-to-be-free agent Bill Hamid. United decided to sit him this weekend though so the scouts couldn't get another look.