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Big D Daily: News for Friday, March 30, 2018

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The new LA rivalry is here in MLS.

MLS: Los Angeles FC at Real Salt Lake Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is off from action while a new rivalry in Southern California heats up.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas' Kellyn Acosta and Jesse Gonzalez Return to Training During Bye Week | FC Dallas
The big question will be, do you immediately put them both back in the starting lineup?

DALLAS CUP: U-16s, U-15s and U-13s Close Out with Wins, Five FCD Teams Advance to Knockout Stage | FC Dallas
There has been some success this year for the FCD teams in the Dallas Cup.

ACADEMY: U-17s Advance to Fifth Place Match, U-12s Begin Generation adidas Cup Schedule | FC Dallas
As for those in the GA Cup, it has been a tougher ride this year.

// MLS //

Tenorio: Inside the ongoing roster build at LAFC with GM John Thorrington | MLSsoccer.com
Building a team from scratch over the years has evolved in MLS. Now it all comes down to spending the money the right way.

Diego Rossi or Giovani dos Santos? Attacking options for LAFC vs. LA Galaxy - Angels on Parade
The LA rivalry has plenty of interesting names to follow this weekend. Right now I lean on Rossi more than dos Santos.

Zlatan Ibrihimovic has landed in Los Angeles - LAG Confidential
I look forward to the day that FCD can have a guy that we flight track like this.

Galaxy's Ashley Cole: LAFC fans 'think they're the best team in L.A.' | ESPNFC
A little bulletin board material for LAFC fans I suppose.

Ibra, Vela and experience: How LAFC, LA Galaxy built their teams | ESPNFC
Both teams are miles apart in terms of how they were built for this season.

Loons fans welcome Darwin Quintero to Minnesota - E Pluribus Loonum
The deal isn’t official yet, but the excitement was still very real for Minnesota to have their first DP in MLS.

Stejskal: Toronto, New York outline plans for balancing MLS, CCL | MLSsoccer.com
That early season roster juggle is a tough one for those teams in the CCL.