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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Toronto FC picks up a big CCL win.

Soccer: Concacaf Champions League-Club America at Toronto FC Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The midweek is here as FC Dallas has only a couple more days until they’re back on the field.

// FC Dallas //

Injury Report: Paxton Pomykal Out 4-6 Weeks - Big D Soccer
The injury bug has hit FCD pretty hard this season and we're only in April.

Quick Burns: Do Kellyn Acosta and Jesse Gonzalez return to the FC Dallas lineup? - Big D Soccer
With Kellyn, you get him minutes in the next two games before making him a starter again. Jesse, I'm split on, once Jimmy slips up, then he returns.

FCD on Loan: Ema Twumasi notches assist for OKC Energy FC - Big D Soccer
Ema Twumasi’s loan to the OKC Energy FC is giving him valuable experience and playing time.

ACADEMY: Like Father, Like Son -Keyrol Figueroa | FC Dallas
He is so much like his father on the field but I do wonder at what point he'll be converted into a defender.

// MLS //

FT: Toronto FC 3-1 Club América — Gritty performance gives TFC the edge - Waking The Red
Toronto gave up an away goal but they made sure to get as much of an advantage going into the second leg as they possibly could.

Accusations fly after Toronto FC, Club América clash in BMO Field tunnel |
What is it with the BMO Field tunnel and scrums these days? That has to get addressed.

Miguel Herrera: Liga MX competing with Europe, not MLS | ESPNFC
The Club America manager sees the league rivalry in North America a little differently.

Toronto FC can shake off MLS history and head to Azteca with confidence |
Past first-leg results have been nothing to celebrate for MLS teams, but Toronto FC is shaking off the underdog role as it finds success in the tournament.

Seltzer: Besides Zlatan, there were a lot more memorable moments in Week 5 |
One last look at last weekend as it had plenty to offer in other matches not in LA.

Zlatan turned down $100M from China; Real Madrid wants Lewandowski |
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could have made more money outside of MLS upon leaving Manchester United. A lot more money.

Colorado Rapids Practice Notes: April 2 & 3, 2018 - Burgundy Wave
If you are looking for some updates on FCD's weekend opponent, here is a quick report of who is and who isn't healthy for the Rapids.