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Big D Daily: News for Friday, May 31, 2019

The weekend is here as FC Dallas is back at home.

MLS: Los Angeles FC at FC Dallas Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve made it through another week and another month here as the weekend is upon us, and so is another home game for FC Dallas.

// FC Dallas //

Who should start for FC Dallas against the Seattle Sounders? - Big D Soccer
After going six games without a win, something has to give right? Who should make the lineup this weekend?

June Outlook: Can FC Dallas recover as summer hits? - Big D Soccer
Two points in the last six games means this club is in a slump. Will a new month be the cure?

FC Dallas draws Oklahoma City Energy in Fourth Round of the 2019 US Open Cup - Big D Soccer
A familiar foe returns to Dallas for this year’s start to the Open Cup.

FC Dallas Film Room: Breaking the LAFC Press | Pro Soccer USA
There is some really good stuff in this one on how FCD were able to break the press a couple weeks ago.

// MLS //

Just let me look: Inside story of how Timbers' stadium renovations started | MLSsoccer.com
Now if they would only convert to a grass field.

US Open Cup fourth-round draw complete as MLS learn opponents | MLSsoccer.com
I do like the regional style of this tournament these days but I wish MLS teams came in one round earlier and were forced to be on the road.

Montreal Impact star Ignacio Piatti to miss 8-12 weeks with new knee injury | MLSsoccer.com
This is a rough loss for Montreal as they really need Piatti to have a shot at things this season.

Sounders Practice Notes: Joevin Jones returns home - Sounder At Heart
Here are some notes on the Sounders ahead of tomorrow evening's game.

FC Cincinnati hire Nijkamp to general manager role | ESPNFC
Struggling MLS expansion side FC Cincinnati on Wednesday hired a Dutch league technical director Gerard Nijkamp as its general manager.