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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The march to the weekend is on as we’re putting the LA game behind us.

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

The midweek is here as FC Dallas is getting set to take on Vancouver this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

The good, bad and ugly from FC Dallas’ win over the LA Galaxy - Big D Soccer
A healthy Mauro is always a good thing for FC Dallas but let's not get back into those red card situations again.

Workhorse of the Week vs. LA Galaxy - Big D Soccer
There are plenty of good choices here this week but I may go out of the box and take Jimmy Maurer for preserving the win in those late moments.

How Roland Lamah is trying to change FC Dallas fan’s opinion of him - Big D Soccer
He’s scored all 16 career goals in just nine games, and it’s time we paint that as a threat, not a liability.

WATCH: Taylor Twellman rips FC Dallas for selling LA Galaxy jerseys - Big D Soccer
Sadly this happens more than it should when big names come to town.

East Stand View: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is super popular - Big D Soccer
Can we talk about how good the south end of the stadium looked too? Seriously, that is going to be so nice when it is finished.

TRAINING TALK: Kellyn Acosta Ahead of FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC | 5.19.18 | FC Dallas
This week's battle with Vancouver should be a good one too.

FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz regains stellar form and more versus LA Galaxy | Pro Soccer USA
If Mauro can continue a MVP-like performance each time out, I think we'll be just fine this season.

// MLS //

Stejskal: MLS clubs competing head-to-head for academy talent far from home | MLSsoccer.com
There are some good FCD related comments in this one as they've been one of the few clubs out there scouting the country instead of just locally.

Five Liga MX players MLS teams should target in the summer transfer window | MLSsoccer.com
There are some familiar names on this list that would be interesting to see back in MLS.

Match Preview: Whitecaps vs. San Jose Earthquakes - Eighty Six Forever
Our weekend opponent gets a midweek match at home tonight. Might be worth scouting out a little bit.

MLS Tweaking trade rule to Discretionary TAM signings | Metro
MLS teams will be able to trade their TAM signings, which could make things even more interesting this summer.

Ager Aketxe: Spanish prosecutors request prison for Toronto FC player | Pro Soccer USA
Let's just say this isn't a good look for anyone and things continue to go from bad to worse for TFC.

Wayne Rooney warned MLS no easy ride as Robbie Fowler expresses sympathy with Everton's 'innocent victim' | Goal.com
Between the travel and heat in the summer, Rooney will learn quickly how tough this league really is.

Precourt releases Austin stadium renderings in preparation for Crew SC relocation | Pro Soccer USA
Not a lot of parking for this potential stadium but there is a covered canopy around the stands.