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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, March 12, 2019

FC Dallas is back in training as they get ready for their first road battle of the season.

Daniel McCullough

The week rolls on here as we get further into the week before FC Dallas takes it to the road in Columbus on Saturday.

// FC Dallas //

Chalkboard: FC Dallas gets a full dose of Paxton Pomykal - Big D Soccer
The success or failure of FC Dallas in 2019 rests on Paxton’s shoulders. We're being bold in saying that but it may be true.

Why hasn’t the Cobra struck with FC Dallas? - Big D Soccer
So far the Czech striker has rarely been seen on the field with FC Dallas, so what gives out of this new TAM signing?

THE REWIND, pres. by Toyota: FC Dallas Claims First Win of 2019 over LA Galaxy | FC Dallas
These behind the scenes videos are pretty sweet.

FC Dallas, Galaxy Homegrowns face off in "memorable day" for academy talent |
We know where FCD's HGPs stand but I do think these new ones for LA are something to watch here.

// MLS //

Warshaw: 24 observations on 24 teams after Week 2 of the 2019 season |
More thoughts on the past weekend that was in MLS, as Bobby breaks down every team. Yes, every team.

Sporting KC believe Gedion Zelalem will fill "positional need" in midfield |
SKC is getting Zelalem free from Arsenal, which is probably for the best given that he's hardly done anything in England these last few years.

Offseason trend: American players joining MLS from abroad |
MLS is finally starting to be the place where young Americans are coming back to, which is nice to see.

Black & Gold View: LAFC more than just Vela, but he doesn’t hurt - Angels on Parade
Thus far, LAFC has proven to be a multi-dimensional team in 2019.

De’s Nuggets: Atlanta United needs runners, but from where? - Dirty South Soccer
Folks in Atlanta are still puzzled to see their squad start the season so poorly across two competitions.

MLS Week 2 recap: Overreactions, Sesame Street and a big week for USMNT players | Pro Soccer USA
Need another full week recap, here is a pretty solid one as well.

New York City get coaching tips from Sesame Street's Grover: 'Kick the ball with your feet!' | ESPNFC
Grover was NYCFC's special guest, but the little blue guy made a bid for a spot on the coaching staff by hurling prematch orders at the players.