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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, August 21, 2018

MLS Rivalry Week is here!

MLS: Minnesota United FC at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on as we get set for a busy edition of Rivalry Week across MLS.

// FC Dallas //

Three takeaways from FC Dallas’ 2-0 win over Minnesota United - Big D Soccer
Pareja gets it right in his 100th win, while Pablo Aranguiz shined in his home debut.

How we handled the rain delay during Saturday’s FC Dallas game - Big D Soccer
Mother nature came rolling through to delay this one. How did you take in the rain delay?

ON LOAN: Jesus Ferreira Scores, Chris Richards Logs Minutes with Bayern and Adonijah Reid Plays in Win | FC Dallas
I know we're not seeing these guys with the first team right now but we're getting good minutes out of them elsewhere.

// MLS //

What's at stake on the field in the 2018 Heineken Rivalry Week |
Rivalry week is here in full force this week as MLS has games stretched across the midweek and into the weekend.

Portland-Seattle, New York Derby and LA Galaxy-LAFC headline MLS Rivalry Week | ESPNFC
Of the things MLS does well, Rivalry Week may be at the top of the list.

NYCFC to miss several key players against Red Bulls - Hudson River Blue
Whether they be injuries or suspensions, the Blues will have several spots to fill on Wednesday.

LA Galaxy loan Joáo Pedro to Greek club Apollon Smyrni - LAG Confidential
The guy they brought in last season to be their main man in the center of the park is now going on a long-term loan overseas.

Maximum points for D.C. United in a week still leaves plenty of work - Black And Red United
Six points from a playoff spot but those games in hand could come in handy for them.

Former Orlando City coach Jason Kreis recharges after firing | Pro Soccer USA
Jason Kreis in June was fired as the head coach of Orlando City and has since spent his time with his family and going on various vacations.