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Big D Daily: News for Monday, August 13, 2018

A good debut for Badji and Aranguiz but it wasn’t enough.

MLS: FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders FC Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

The season rolls on after another loss for FC Dallas here. At least the team fought more than we’ve seen them do in games like this.

// FC Dallas //

POSTGAME: Oscar Pareja on FC Dallas' 2-1 loss to Seattle Sounders FC | 8.12.18 | FC Dallas
The game was about what you'd expect out of a team like Seattle who is red-hot and are fighting to get into the playoff picture.

Sounders vs. FC Dallas, recap: Seattle pushes win streak to five - Sounder At Heart
Last night was rough in spots but also good in others. But for Seattle, they got the three points they needed to keep on pushing for a playoff spot.

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Armchair Analyst: All 23 MLS teams ranked by tier – v3.0 (final version!) |
The worry on FCD is a legit one to consider but I do think this team is a little more complete than folks give them credit for.

‘The Play’ seals a dramatic win for D.C. United over Orlando City - Black And Red United
Wayne Rooney’s last ditch effort, Luciano Acosta goal gives United three points on a wild night.

Portland Timbers lose 2-1 to the Vancouver Whitecaps; The streak is broken - Stumptown Footy
Vancouver picked up the big surprise win over the weekend though, in Portland, to snap the Timbers' unbeaten streak.

Sporting KC takes second straight with 2-0 win at LAFC - The Blue Testament
Also, Sporting KC picked up an important road win at LAFC too. Is it time to worry about the expansion side here? They're reeling a bit.

Drama continues on, off the field for struggling Chicago Fire | Pro Soccer USA
The Chicago Fire are struggling on the field with seven straight MLS losses and drama with the club's supporters continues off of it.