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Big D Daily: News for Friday, March 1, 2019

One more sleep until the new season begins!

MLS: Montreal Impact at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

We did it folks, we got through the winter offseason and the fairly short preseason. Now we get to return to Frisco tomorrow for some regular season action.

// FC Dallas //

Who should FC Dallas start in their season opener against New England? - Big D Soccer
A new season is finally here, which means it is time to make your lineup selection.

How to watch FC Dallas in 2019 from outside of Texas - Big D Soccer
Don’t live in the DFW? We got you covered. Find out how you can follow the best team in Texas (and the world) this season.

Quick Burns: Expectation for FC Dallas in 2019 - Big D Soccer
What kind of team do we expect to see? One with a little more heart and a lot of young faces.

TRAINING TALK: Luchi Gonzalez Ahead of 2019 Home Opener vs. New England | FC Dallas
The new season is here and Luchi is ready to get to work.

FC Dallas season preview: New era under Luchi Gonzalez begins | Pro Soccer USA
More season preview material here as Pro Soccer USA breaks down FCD.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: Frontrunners, the Pack & all 24 MLS teams by tier |
There is a lot to unpack here but if you need a refresher on every team, it isn't a bad place to start.

Galaxy GM expects Giovani dos Santos situation to be resolved soon |
Hopefully we all know what happened here at some point today since rosters had to be compliant last night.

Sporting Kansas City dominates Toluca and advance to the CCL Quarterfinals - The Blue Testament
Good for Sporting to go on the road, in Mexico, and dominate.

Sporting Kansas City make history with Toluca domination |
Add SKC to the short list of MLS teams that have done well in Mexico.

Recap: Atlanta United advances to CCL Quarterfinal with 4-0 win - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta needed a big win at home and they did just that.

Why was Leg 2 different for Atlanta? Matt Doyle, Bobby Warshaw discuss |
How did Atlanta do it last night? It really was a mindset change of being at home and just doing the work needed.

10 things we learned from the LAFC documentary - Angels on Parade
Revelations, hilarity, poignant moments — "We are LAFC" has it all.

Ola Kamara thanks LA Galaxy fans - LAG Confidential
Ola did very well for himself in MLS during his time with Columbus and LA. We need more players like him.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Galaxy's 16-year-old forward Efrain Alvarez is 'ready' | ESPNFC
Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes that 16-year-old Mexican forward Efrain Alvarez is ready to make an impact in MLS this season.

Can new boss Frank de Boer pick up where Tata Martino left off? | ESPNFC
Tata Martino established Atlanta United as a superpower, and now Frank de Boer has to live up to expectations of back-to-back MLS Cups in Georgia.

Mexican youngster Uriel Antuna: I rejected Liga MX to play with Zlatan Ibrahimovic | ESPNFC
Mexican winger Uriel Antuna, on loan with the LA Galaxy from Manchester City, said he has lofty goals for the upcoming MLS season.