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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time to begin to get ready for Vancouver this weekend.

MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on as FC Dallas is back at work today to get ready for their weekend visit from Vancouver.

// FC Dallas //

Four observations from FC Dallas’ win over the LA Galaxy - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas managed to overpower the LA Galaxy with a team effort in the searing heat. In a way that felt like a preview of summer around here.

Reggie Cannon’s game continues to improve after playing Zlatan & Villa - Big D Soccer
The Dallas Homegrown talks playing his heroes and how they are making him better.

FC Dallas proves Texas is bigger than Zlatan - Big D Soccer
A strong team performance carries Dallas despite some mental mistakes down the stretch.

WHAT WE LEARNED: Three Takeaways from FC Dallas' 3-2 Win over the LA Galaxy | FC Dallas
The biggest takeaway is that Mauro Diaz showed up again and made us feel like it was 2016 all over again.

ON LOAN: Jesus Ferreira Makes Return to Field, Adonijah Reid and Jordan Cano Suit Up in USL | FC Dallas
Good to see some young players getting the minutes that they need. Hopefully that will push them towards some first team minutes before long as well.

// MLS //

Finding Gyasi, chasing LD, seeking TFC: What you might've missed in Week 11 |
There really was a lot to unpack from this past weekend in MLS. Giovinco's claw to the face is certainly a talking point.

MLS issues statement after Supreme Court strikes down sports betting law |
It will probably be a while before betting is legal in Texas but I would keep a close eye on how this affects the league moving forward in terms of popularity.

Wayne Rooney, D.C. United inching closer to a deal - The Washington Post
The sides have cleared the major hurdles and the English star could visit Washington in the next two weeks.

Three Vantage Points of a Tough Loss to Atlanta - The Mane Land
Orlando City’s first loss in seven matches gives us a look at what Jason Kreis' team is really made of here.

6ix on a Wave: Grazing In The Grass — What to do about turf? - Waking The Red
Oh the synthetic turf debate is back. I'd be all for getting rid of it across the league.