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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Can Toronto make history tonight?

Noah Riffe

The midweek is here as Toronto FC heads to Mexico, looking to make some serious history in the CCL final tonight.

// FC Dallas //

Workhorse of the Week vs Philadelphia Union - Big D Soccer
A solid 2-0 win at home. Who was your top player this week?

East Stand View: The Chosen Few - Big D Soccer
So those black FCD kits were pretty nice in the end. Maybe one day we'll have a black kit.

MONDAY MAILBAG: Lessons From Saturday, Tactical Versatility, Goalkeeping Depth and More | FC Dallas
What really is FCD's best look right now? That is really the big question we are all trying to understand.

FC Dallas lineup changes key to victory over Philadelphia Union | Pro Soccer USA
The constant shift that Pareja is able to do is not only keeping his opponents guessing but it is making the competition within the team better each week.

Stejskal: Kellyn Acosta, Jesse Gonzalez return to training for FC Dallas | MLSsoccer.com
I find it kind of funny that the league's website is just now reporting this...both guys have been in full training for a little while now (though they do occasionally go off on the side for additional work). But hey, its still news to someone.

// MLS //

How Toronto FC can win 2018 Concacaf Champions League Final | MLSsoccer.com
Toronto needs a big win tonight to claim the CCL title but they have a lot of work to do in front of them.

Toronto FC CCL game to be shown at Maple Leaf Square alongside Leafs and Raptors - Waking The Red
Toronto is gearing up for a big party tonight.

Hometown boys have led the way for Toronto FC during Champions League run - Waking The Red
They'll need to step up in a big way tonight on the road though if they want to make this run even more special.

NYCFC boss Patrick Vieira - No Arsenal contact about replacing Arsene Wenger | ESPNFC
New York City FC manager Patrick Vieira says that no one from Arsenal has contacted him about replacing Arsene Wenger at the Emirates.

New York City FC not focused on Harlem River Yards as site for proposed stadium - ESPNFC
Yeah, that recent stadium rendering seemed way too good to be true for NYCFC.

Minnesota United's Ethan Finlay out for season with ACL tear | Pro Soccer USA
Ouch, that is a fairly big blow to Minnesota here early in the season.

City of Columbus responds to PSV’s motion to stay discovery - Massive Report
If you were curious about an update in Columbus, here is the latest.

Chicago Fire's Richard Sanchez states his case for long-term starting job | MLSsoccer.com
Our old pal Richard is doing well up in the Windy City but he continues to have to state his case for his starting role.