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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, April 5, 2018

FC Dallas looks to the weekend as they host Colorado.

MLS: Portland Timbers at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The week is nearly over here as FC Dallas continues to prepare for Colorado on Saturday.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas Squad Rankings: MLS Week 5 - Big D Soccer
Five weeks into the season and we're starting to get a decent sense of what this team will end up being here.

Power Rankings: FC Dallas sees little movement after bye week - Big D Soccer
Another bye week for FCD meant some shifting in the latest rankings.

FC Dallas' Jacori Hayes and Jimmy Maurer Welcoming Added Competition with Return of Homegrown Starters | FC Dallas
We've said it each season since Oscar took over, he wants competition at each position and right now he has it.

TRAINING TALK: Reto Ziegler Ahead of FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids | FC Dallas
You can get a sense that the guys are ready to get back on the field.

// MLS //

Robles believes Red Bulls in "great position" following first-leg CCL loss |
I think NY got about as good of a result last night in Mexico as one could have hoped for.

Ring the bell! Chivas and Red Bulls set for Round 2 after physical CCL semifinal first leg |
It was nasty, at times quite ugly between Chivas and NY last night.

Wiebe: Presenting the All-Underrated Best XI, aka the Dom Badji All-Stars |
No FCD players on this edition of an underrated starting XI.

Baer: Why you shouldn't have been surprised by Toronto's win on Tuesday |
MLS teams have done well at home over the years against Mexican teams but it all will come down to the road leg for TFC. Win that and then we're talking.

Sounders should make the big play and sign Chicharito - Sounder At Heart
We've always wanted him here in Dallas but Seattle would make sense as a destination for him.

Baer: The 5 names you should know after the 2018 Generation adidas Cup |
One Dallas name on this list that has emerged in recent weeks as a top player for the academy side.

Are you watching? The age of disruption and distraction presents unique challenges | FourFourTwo
This is one of the reasons why I feel like soccer can sell itself better to the casual fans. You can say each game takes right around two hours. While others can take much more.