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Big D Daily: News for Monday, May 6, 2019

Dallas returns home with an empty feeling following their loss in Houston.

MLS: FC Dallas at Houston Dynamo Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is over and we’re back at it here following FC Dallas’ loss to rivals Houston this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

What we learned in FC Dallas’ loss to the Houston Dynamo - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas squared off against Alan Kelly to poor effect. At the same time nothing else seemed to really work until late in the game and by then it was too late.

MATCH RECAP: North Texas SC 1, Greenville Triumph SC 0 | 5.4.19 | FC Dallas
First win on the road. First Thomas Roberts goal. Not a bad weekend for NTSC though.

Warshaw: The Houston Dynamo are tops in Texas and MLS after Week 10 |
Our old pal Bobby broke down the game pretty well here to show how the Dynamo are staying pretty true to themselves these days.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 10 analysis |
There are plenty of notes in this one on the Texas Derby. Particularly how Houston helped invite Dallas back into the game late with some of the subs they made.

Report: Portland Timbers close club-record deal for FW Brian Fernandez |
This is uh, a pretty big deal for the Timbers and MLS. Good on them, bad for the rest of this when he gets going.

Recap: Atlanta United Thumps SKC 3-0 - Dirty South Soccer
And just like that, Atlanta appears to be back to their championship self. That or, SKC is just really banged up right now.

LA Galaxy fall to New York Red Bulls 3-2 - LAG Confidential
The Galaxy went to New York over the weekend and fell flat in a pretty entertaining game.

Three things we learned in the Philadelphia Union’s 6-1 rout over New England Revolution - Brotherly Game
Uh, whoa. A six goal outburst by Philly helps keep them atop the East.

Minnesota United trades Francisco Calvo to Chicago Fire - E Pluribus Loonum
The Loons will receive $400,000 in guaranteed allocation money for their captain in a move that happened late last week.

Every MLS club's needs before the primary transfer window closes | Pro Soccer USA
The clock is ticking for Major League Soccer's 24 clubs to address their immediate needs before the league's primary transfer deadline.