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Big D Daily: News for Monday, April 22, 2019

FC Dallas returns home with three more points!

MLS: FC Dallas at Atlanta United FC Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is in the books as FC Dallas is back home following their big road win in Atlanta as they begin to prepare for San Jose.

// FC Dallas //

Chalkboard: In Luchi We Trust, FC Dallas system reaches new heights - Big D Soccer
The formation was new as the result was something unexpected against the reigning champions.

FC Dallas vs Atlanta United: Highlights, stats and quote sheet - Big D Soccer
All the details from Saturday’s road win in Atlanta that saw a new formation and a different way to win.

What we learned against Atlanta United: Takes from Twitter edition - Big D Soccer
What can Twitter teach us about Dallas’ win over Atlanta? We take to social media to see what the people were saying.

Atlanta United FC 1, FC Dallas 2 | 2019 MLS Match Recap | MLSsoccer.com
A statement win indeed for FC Dallas on Saturday in Atlanta.

Four thoughts on Atlanta United losing to FC Dallas at home - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta fans aren't thrilled with Saturday's result but they also are starting to just grip with this new reality for their club.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 8 analysis | MLSsoccer.com
Lots of notes in this one from the weekend, including a pretty deep dive into the win for FCD over Atlanta.

St. Louis MLS expansion bid releases proposed stadium renderings | MLSsoccer.com
Okay, this isn't a bad start for St. Louis now that their bid is in high gear.

The Current State of MLS Expansion - Stars and Stripes FC
MLS just made the announcement that they are expanding up to 30 teams. We already know who is going to be at 25, 26, and 27. But who comes after that?

Back to dominating form: LAFC 4, Seattle Sounders 1 - Angels on Parade
LAFC lost in the midweek but bounced back in a massive way over what was the last remaining undefeated team in MLS.

Sounders feel the pain of their first loss of the season - Sounder At Heart
Seattle has looked strong all season long until they met LAFC.

Oh thank goodness; Portland Timbers win 3-1 at Columbus Crew SC - Stumptown Footy
Portland finally snapped their winless streak over the weekend as they beat the Crew.