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Big D Daily: News for Monday, June 3, 2019

FC Dallas begins a new month with three more points in the pocket.

MLS: Seattle Sounders FC at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

That three point feeling to begin a new week hasn’t been felt around here in a while, but we’re riding high after FC Dallas’ win over Seattle this past weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Scratching the Chalkboard: Gruezo & Acosta provide the stability - Big D Soccer
Sometimes just having your best players back makes all the difference, even if the other side scores all of your goals.

How Thomas Roberts shakes up the FC Dallas attack - Big D Soccer
Breaking down how Thomas Robert’s inclusion and Carlos Gruezo’s return made the difference for FCD.

FC Dallas rides out the storm in a 2-1 win over the Seattle Sounders - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas picked up two own goals in the first half, which was all they needed in the end.

FC Dallas Snaps Six-Game Winless Streak Against Seattle Sounders FC | FC Dallas
May being over was a good thing for FC Dallas as they started June with a bit more urgency.

Sounders at FC Dallas, recap: Too little too late - Sounder At Heart
Here is a look at things from a Seattle perspective.

FC Dallas knocks off Seattle Sounders 2-1 after weather delay | Pro Soccer USA
FC Dallas had to wait an hour because of a weather delay, but defeated the Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Toyota Stadium Saturday night.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 14 analysis |
There is always a lot of games these days to break down and this is a good start to a Monday morning if you want a look at each of them.

New England Revolution hire Curt Onalfo as technical director |
This feels like something that is very on brand for Bruce Arena.

Revolution 2, Galaxy 1: Arena shines bright in Revs debut - The Bent Musket
The Bruce Arena era starts on a high note with a big win in LA.

Three thoughts on Atlanta United’s enjoyable 2-0 win over Chicago Fire - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta continues to climb up the standings here with another win.

The MLS-Liga MX Leagues Cup will suck, and it could have been better -
The new tournament between MLS and Liga MX sides is a naked money grab that wastes a decent opportunity.

Negotiating agreement could pave way for new soccer stadium in Las Vegas - The Nevada Independent
I missed this one a few days ago but it appears Vegas is quickly coming up in the expansion discussion here.