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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, August 14, 2019

It is another busy midweek in MLS as FC Dallas is in action tonight.

MLS: Minnesota United FC at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

It is a game day around here folks as FC Dallas is back in action tonight against the LA Galaxy. We’ll have plenty of coverage on that one but first some links to get us going today.

// FC Dallas //

Who should start for FC Dallas against the LA Galaxy? - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas found their attack last weekend, but with two games this week on the road, will it stick around?

Chalkboard: FC Dallas learns to be more direct in their attack - Big D Soccer
Dallas played with more aggression, more direct and got the goals they've been looking for.

INJURY REPORT pres. by Texas Health Sports Medicine: FC Dallas vs LA Galaxy | 8.14.19 | FC Dallas
So we have a couple questionable players tonight in LA, one that traveled (Cobra) and one that I don't believe made the trip (Roberts). Everyone else is good to go.

// MLS //

Warshaw: Player development and what the next era of MLS looks like |
I do enjoy articles like this that focus on the future and what it could look like in MLS.

BREAKING: Wilmer Cabera has been let go of coaching duties - Dynamo Theory
I was kind of surprised to see Cabera sacked despite this rough patch. He did bring Houston a USOC title last year, which I thought would have gotten him a little more time to correct this rut.

Real Salt Lake players react to Mike Petke's dismissal as head coach |
A lot of players have been speaking out about this firing. It is something that is either going to bind this club together for a crazy run into the playoffs or one that will spell their collapse down the stretch.

Macklemore, Russell Wilson join Sounders ownership group - Sounder At Heart
In total, 11 new families have effectively bought out Joe Roth. Which begs the question in my mind, how will they spend going forward?

Carlos Vela on verge of breaking Giovinco's goals, assists record in MLS |
One record should fall pretty soon for Vela as he continues this monster season.

D.C. United in talks with Sturridge | ESPNFC
D.C. United is in discussions with former Liverpool and England forward Daniel Sturridge. I guess maybe they're new plan is to go after these types of EPL guys.

Dead last in fouls suffered? LA Galaxy - LAG Confidential
The Galaxy love to cry over stupid things like this.

Year two of the Campeones Cup | US Soccer Players
MLS champions Atlanta United will play Liga MX Campeon de Campeones winners Club America on Wednesday night in the second edition of the Campeones Cup.

Columbus Crew signing Chris Cadden tests MLS training, solidarity payment system | Pro Soccer USA
Yeah, this is an intriguing thing to keep an eye on in the coming months.