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Big D Daily: News for Monday, August 27, 2018

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A busy MLS week for rivals wraps up with a new goal scoring king.

MLS: FC Dallas at Houston Dynamo Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

It is Monday again as we get into the final week of August. FC Dallas has a busy two-game week ahead of us, so let’s get into some news...

// FC Dallas //

Rumor: Abel Aguilar linked to FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
This rumor has some legs as he trained with the club yesterday in Frisco. There is still some work that needs to happen for this to come true though.

Three lessons learned by FC Dallas in their 1-1 draw against Houston - Big D Soccer
Thursday seems like a forever go at this point but there was plenty to take away from that 1-1 draw with the Dynamo.

The FC Dallas Gameday Experience: Some Positives, Some Negatives, Some Ideas - Big D Soccer
Here is another excellent fan post from last week on how the game day experience is and isn't going at FCD games these days.

TRAINING TALK: Oscar Pareja on FC Dallas at San Jose Earthquakes | 8.29.18 | FC Dallas
Let's hope FCD has a six point week in front of them with games in San Jose and against Houston at home.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: King Josef, Seattle's 7th and more from Week 26 | MLSsoccer.com
It was a super busy week across MLS with all the rivalry games going on and a new goal scoring king crowned.

Red Bulls, Timbers supporters unveil strong tifo efforts for rivalry games | MLSsoccer.com
The two Sunday games had some impressive tifo displays.

Bloodied but unbowed, Toronto FC plot a course into playoffs: 6 more wins | MLSsoccer.com
Six wins right now seems crazy for Toronto given how things have gone this year but this past weekend showed they can still do it.

Report: Dijon, Belgian club pursuing LAFC’s Laurent Ciman - Angels on Parade
Sounds like LAFC may be losing their captain here, which is not a great time to see this happen for them.

5 Thoughts: Atlanta United’s long road trip starts with three points - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta picked up a big road win on Friday night but I think the Shield may be within their grasp sooner than we may want to admit.

Timbers vs. Sounders, recap: Three points all the same - Sounder At Heart
So seven straight wins for the Sounders now has everyone talking. We probably want to avoid them as much as possible come the post season.

Croizet ignites, Rubio excites in Sporting KC’s 4th win in a row - The Blue Testament
As Seattle continues to pick up wins, so does SKC.