The week gets started off without anything real to celebrate following a disappointing loss for FC Dallas in Minnesota over the weekend.
// FC Dallas //
Three questions for FC Dallas fans after the loss to Minnesota United - Big D Soccer
A few hypotheticals to find out where we’re at this season may be the thing we need to seriously think about this morning.
Missed chances cause FC Dallas to fall flat in 1-0 loss to Minnesota - Big D Soccer
Reto Ziegler misses a last second penalty to sealed the match for the Loons.
POSTGAME: Luchi Gonzalez Following the Match Against Minnesota United | 7.13.19 | FC Dallas
FCD held a good offensive team for 90 minutes but one mental mistake is all it takes sometimes in this league.
Notebook: Toye proves that “board man gets paid” in soccer, too - E Pluribus Loonum
This is a pretty solid breakdown of the match up in Minnesota by our pals up north. I can't help but feel jealous of that stadium and the crowd they are getting each game.
// MLS //
Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 19 analysis | MLSsoccer.com
Right now it seems like FCD has a 50-50 shot at the playoffs, which as Doyle points out does feel generous.
Royer nets Derby winner in controversial fashion - Once A Metro
Daniel Royer’s brace gave the New York Red Bulls a victory, but there was controversy in the winner. Oh boy.
You need to see Raúl Ruidíaz’s sublime goal in slow-motion - Sounder At Heart
I don't always single out goals in these morning posts but this one was something else.
Do LAFC have a goalkeeper dilemma? - Angels on Parade
I think a keeper dilemma may be about the only roster issue this club even has right now, if you could call this one a dilemma.
It's gut-check time for Philadelphia Union | Pro Soccer USA
I kind of feel like you could replace all the Philly in this one for FCD and it would read the same.