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Big D Daily: News for Friday, October 19, 2018

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is set to host SKC and open the HOF.

MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

A busy weekend is ahead here in North Texas as the Hall of Fame is going to open it’s doors up for the first time in it’s new location. That and FC Dallas has an important game on Sunday to contend with...

// FC Dallas //

MLS Playoffs: What FC Dallas needs to do in the final two weeks - Big D Soccer
A range of outcomes leaves a lot on the table for Dallas going into the final two weeks of the regular season.

What will FC Dallas’ best lineup be against Sporting Kansas City? - Big D Soccer
The international break is over as FC Dallas gets their full squad back, but who makes the cut this time around?

Could #FCDvSKC Be Biggest Regular Season Match in FC Dallas History? | FC Dallas
To answer the headline, no. This is not the biggest regular season match in FCD history. That honor went to the 2016 game in LA that clinched a Supporters' Shield. But, it is still big nonetheless.

FC Dallas' Homegrowns Thomas Roberts, Brandon Servania and Chris Richards with Bayern Munich | FC Dallas
Our Homegrown players are getting a lot of culture and experience in Germany.

// MLS //

RSL downs New England 4-1, one win away from playoffs - RSL Soapbox
Real Salt Lake handily defeated the Revs. A win on Sunday will clinch their spot in the playoffs.

Revolution 1, RSL 4: A disastrous start dooms the Revs - The Bent Musket
And with that loss, the Rev's season is over as they are out of the playoff race.

Wiebe: Reflections on the weird, the wild & the Wayne of 2018 DC United |
Just take a gander at that chart in this piece. Wild how much of an impact a new stadium and Wayne Rooney has been for DCU.

Ranking the top 10 personnel moves of the 2018 MLS season |
No FCD players on this one (not even on the honorable mention side). I can't decide if that is a good thing or not.

Rumor: LA Galaxy to make swoop for Benedetto, Barros Schelotto double |
LA has the money to snag GBS, but I still have gut feeling he'll be leading the Crew in 2019.

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic ready to play on Minnesota turf with playoffs on line | ESPNFC
This is just Zlatan being Zlatan.