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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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The USMNT picks up a solid draw last night to close out the March international dates.

Soccer: International Friendly Soccer-Chile at USA Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

The week hits the midway point here as FC Dallas continues to prepare for their weekend trip to Utah.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids: Player Ratings - Big D Soccer
A shorthanded FC Dallas leaned on youth to get a result. Here are the ratings from that game.

Who was the top FC Dallas player in their win over Colorado? - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas got the three feisty points at home. Not the prettiest win, but it’s a win. Who was your top player from the match?

Alfusainey Jatta Proves his Worth in Preseason for North Texas Soccer Club | FC Dallas
Jatta's story is a pretty interesting one to read but so far he is adapting well to being in Frisco.

// MLS //

Bold and Beautiful: Allianz Field is more than a place to watch soccer - E Pluribus Loonum
The ground makes a perfect frame for Minnesotan soccer. The more I look at this stadium, the more I am at awe with it.

Stejskal: How a former Orlando, Atlanta exec is shaping Inter Miami | MLSsoccer.com
McDonough was one of those quiet-types that worked behind the scenes and now he is doing that again in Miami.

Friedel holds closed-door meeting after bad loss - The Bent Musket
Things don't appear too rosy in New England these days for Brad Friedel.

Real Salt Lake creates new "planting the flag" post-match celebration | MLSsoccer.com
I like that more and more teams are finding little traditions like this to do with the fans either before or after a game.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romain Alessandrini back in training - LAG Confidential
LA needs both attackers healthy here for the long haul.

// USMNT //

Armchair Analyst: US struggle, but find a new shape and new promise | MLSsoccer.com
The US picked up a solid result against a strong opponent but things still have a ways to go under Greg Berhalter.

USA 1-1 Chile: The US shows it’s a work in progress as Chile dominates - Stars and Stripes FC
As long as there is actually progress I think we can all get behind things here.