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Big D Daily: News for Friday, October 5, 2018

FC Dallas welcomes in Orlando City this weekend.

MLS: FC Dallas at Orlando City SC Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is back at home after two straight road games. We’ll be breaking that game down today but first let’s get into some links to discuss.

// FC Dallas //

What will FC Dallas’ best lineup be against Orlando City? - Big D Soccer
With Colman now out, does Badji return? Or do we see some other type of look from Oscar Pareja?

Three important questions on FC Dallas’ opponent Orlando City - Big D Soccer
Orlando has had a pretty dreadful season, here to help us break it down is our friends from The Mane Land.

Two more FC Dallas players earn national team call-ups in October - Big D Soccer
Maynor Figueroa and Carlos Gruezo join Reggie Cannon among October Call-Ups.

Reggie Cannon's Evolution from Cast-Off to Full-Time Starter and National Team Call-Up | FC Dallas
Number 7 on the list seems about right for Cannon as he's been easily one of the biggest bright spots for this team in 2018.

FC Dallas forward Jesus Ferreira excels during USL loan spell | Pro Soccer USA
Six goals in 14 matches has certainly been a bright spot, easily one of the few USL loans that has paid off for FCD over the years.

// MLS //

Who does Zlatan want if Galaxy make playoffs? Make it another "El Trafico" | MLSsoccer.com
Yes, make this happen in the Knockout Round. Pretty please.

For LAFC, placing four players on 22 Under 22 is by design | MLSsoccer.com
LAFC went young with some of their roster and it is paying off.

Davies Takes #1 Spot in MLS 22 Under 22 - Eighty Six Forever
The Whitecaps 17-year-old wunderkind takes the tops spot in the annual ranking of the top, young MLS players.

Discuss: Which player is most poised to enter next year's 22 Under 22? | MLSsoccer.com
There are still plenty of young players that didn't get a mention on this year's list that will be in the running next year. I'd throw someone like a Jesus Ferreira in there.

Orlando City players struggle to stay united and upbeat amid midseason change, losses | Pro Soccer USA
Orlando City's players say camaraderie isn't at the level it should be after the team has struggled through a dismal 20-match stretch.