The week rolls into Wednesday as we all look to get towards the weekend and another FC Dallas game. But first some news to discuss...
// FC Dallas //
Two FC Dallas midfielders to train with FC Bayern Munich - Big D Soccer
The 10-day loan for both players gets them time with the German giants.
Late goals and rain highlight FC Dallas’ win over Orlando City - Big D Soccer
One last look at the rain-soaked game that gave FC Dallas three more points.
Stejskal: Flexible FC Dallas feel better prepared for deep postseason run | MLSsoccer.com
This is a nice breakdown of how FC Dallas has adapted to their midseason moves and are now the better for it as the playoffs draw near.
FC Dallas players leave for international duty | Pro Soccer USA
As happy as I am for these guys to get their international duty this month, it does come a pretty rough time with just three games to go in the regular season.
// MLS //
Fullbacks Ben Sweat, Reggie Cannon getting feet wet in first USMNT camp | MLSsoccer.com
Some nice Reggie Cannon comments in here as well. I hope he gets some minutes in these two games.
FC Cincinnati unveil initial design concepts for MLS stadium | MLSsoccer.com
I know it is hard not to get too excited over stadium renderings (see DCU's as an example), but this one looks pretty damn nice.
New bid launches to bring MLS expansion team to St. Louis | MLSsoccer.com
MLS in St. Louis looked dead nearly two years ago but now it is coming back strong. You know MLS wants to be in this city and will continue to work to make it happen.
Renderings of Sounders-specific stadium surfaces - Sounder At Heart
Speaking of renderings, this would be something else. I do hope that one day Seattle moves into their own stadium (that doesn't have turf).
Warshaw: Almiron is irreplaceable for Atlanta. What are Tata's options? | MLSsoccer.com
Atlanta has to make sure to get this dude healthy for the playoffs. They can win without him but I question whether or not they can get to MLS Cup without him.
Atlanta United’s attackers must step up in Miguel Almiron’s absence - Dirty South Soccer
And a little deeper into who might be that next man up for Atlanta.