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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, September 20, 2018

A busy Wednesday in MLS saw plenty of goals and wild calls.

MLS: Atlanta United FC at San Jose Earthquakes Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The midweek has passed and now we’re in the home stretch to the weekend where FC Dallas heads up to Canada.

// FC Dallas //

CARTER'S CORNER: FC Dallas Looking to Take One Step Closer to Postseason with Crucial Six-Point Tilt in Vancouver | FC Dallas
The old "six-pointer" talk will be coming in hot these next two weeks. Dallas has to find ways to grind out results again on the road at this point in the season.

TRAINING TALK: Oscar Pareja on FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC | 9.23.18 | FC Dallas
Oscar talks about how things went against Columbus and how they can improve this Sunday in Vancouver.

// MLS //

Where does Atlanta United's chase for various MLS records stand? | MLSsoccer.com
Remember Toronto's ridiculous run in the season in 2017? Yeah, Atlanta is on pace to best that this year.

How Atlanta United overcame a 4-1 deficit to beat San Jose Earthquakes 4-3 - Dirty South Soccer
Somehow that isn't a typo in the headline. This was a wild game, similar to when Dallas last went to San Jose. Atlanta came out on top though.

Sounders vs. Philadelphia Union, recap: Win streak ends - Sounder At Heart
Fafa Picault’s 93rd minute winners was quite the gut punch for the Sounder faithful as it may have been a game that Seattle overlooked.

Cory Burke goal erased by VAR, but Fafa saves the day with late winner - Brotherly Game
Seattle's big streak is over thanks to the Union. That is a big one folks.

Portland Timbers come from behind to beat Columbus Crew SC 3-2 - Stumptown Footy
This was another result that FCD fans should have been keeping a close watch on last night. Columbus had the lead but gave it up. What a shame.

Toronto FC's Greg Vanney gives no excuses for Campeones Cup defeat | ESPNFC
For Toronto FC manager Greg Vanney, Wednesday's 3-1 defeat to Tigres in the Campeones Cup was a microcosm of his team's season.

How to watch Toronto FC vs. Tigres: Campeones Cup preview, live stream & team news - Waking The Red
Yeah, Toronto didn't really have all that much in this one.

Orlando City Fans Deserve Better Than Sunday’s Embarrassing Performance - The Mane Land
If there are players who have quit on this team, why shouldn’t the fans quit watching them play?