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Big D Daily: News for Monday, June 25, 2018

FC Dallas stumbles again in New York.

MLS: FC Dallas at New York Red Bulls Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is over and for the second week in a row we’re beginning the new week following a FC Dallas loss. Not fun huh?

// FC Dallas //

Three European clubs are interested in FC Dallas academy player - Big D Soccer
Three European teams are said to be interested in a FC Dallas U19 player.

FC Dallas Transfers Defender Anton Nedyalkov to Ludogorets - Big D Soccer
With Anton out, it looks like FC Dallas will turn to guys like Ryan Hollingshead and Maynor Figueroa.

POSTGAME: Oscar Pareja on FC Dallas' 3-0 Loss to New York Red Bulls | FC Dallas
This was just one of those games where Oscar didn't push the right buttons.

// MLS //

Nutmegs, newcomers and never-say-die comebacks: What you missed, Week 17 |
It was a super busy soccer weekend in MLS, so where are some big talking points to go over.

Armchair Analyst: Union’s hard, TFC’s soft & more from Week 17 |
There are a few comments on when Kellyn Acosta walked off the field from Saturday’s loss in this one.

Why Carlos Vela's inspiring form should earn MLS some respect on the world stage |
The LAFC star has been one of Mexico's best players during its strong World Cup run, and that form is making Major League Soccer look good.

Orlando City vs. Montreal Impact: Five Takeaways - The Mane Land
Orlando lost another game, this one at home to Montreal this past weekend.

FT: New York City FC 2-1 Toronto FC — Lack of urgency kills Reds in NYC - Waking The Red
Meanwhile, Toronto continues to stumble. Yikes.

// World Cup //

James Rodriguez is the heartbeat of Colombia at the 2018 World Cup -
He’s been derisively called a luxury player, but James Rodriguez is anything but for Colombia.

Harry Kane is England’s World Cup superstar, and also a massive normie -
England’s captain and two-goal hero against Tunisia just wants to walk his dogs and play golf.

World Cup 2018: Argentina player revolt was inevitable -
Yeah, this is going to go only so well.

World Cup 2018: Germany’s plans A and B went terribly. Does Jogi Löw have a Plan C? -
Only a Toni Kroos wondergoal saved Germany’s World Cup. Their completely revamped lineup didn’t fare better their their first one. But I'm still pissed about how this ended up for my Swedes.