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Big D Daily: News for Friday, August 2, 2019

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is getting set to take on Orlando City.

MLS: Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve made it through another week here as the All-Star fun is over and it is time to get back to work with another important weekend game.

// FC Dallas //

Who should start for FC Dallas against Orlando City? - Big D Soccer
It will be a big test to see if FCD can get things going offensively tomorrow night.

Matt Hedges and Paxton Pomykal Shine in 2019 MLS All-Star Game | FC Dallas
While the MLS side didn't come out on top, it was a positive thing to have FCD well represented.

Strong defense, locker room signify Luchi Gonzalez's tenure at FC Dallas |
These are two huge fundamental elements of a successful team these days. Now if they can just figure out how to score a little more often.

// MLS //

Jorge Mas updates Inter Miami's two stadium projects: "There's no plan B" |
They're working on one stadium now, but the big project still needs to get finalized.

#MLS4THELOU makes formal pitch to MLS leaders in Orlando |
The St. Louis group gave a 30 to 45-minute presentation in front of the MLS board of governors this week, as they look to be the next one in.

Campeones Cup is worth fleshing out for Liga MX and MLS - Dirty South Soccer
In a new world of meaningless competitions, the Campeones Cup could have a logical place.

MLS W2W4: Red-hot Revs take aim at LAFC; Toronto need Altidore firing | ESPNFC
New England Revolution are reborn under new coach Bruce Arena and face league-leader LAFC. But there are plenty of other intriguing games to look at this weekend.

MLS Best XI: Deserving Martinez, Gil among those snubbed in MLS fan vote | ESPNFC
The MLS All-Star fan vote results were mixed, as they got some dead on but missed on others. Here's another best XI that could have made things interesting at the ASG.

ASN article: With BWP as a mentor, White becomes latest Red Bull to breakout
Brian White continues to be one of those players that come through New York and shine.