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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The prep work for Chicago continues here this week.

MLS: FC Cincinnati at FC Dallas Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

The slow news days continue here as FC Dallas kicks their training into high gear ahead of their weekend trip to the Windy City.

// FC Dallas //

Luchi Gonzalez Talks Impact of Zdenek Ondrasek on SiriusXM | FC Dallas
Hearing how Luchi talks about Cobra gives me more hope that this guy is indeed the striker we've been waiting for all along here.

// MLS //

Warshaw: 24 Takeaways for Week 27 - what marks success for each team? |
Bobby states making the playoffs is a success for FCD in 2019. I can't disagree with that either, it was kind of what I thought going into the year.

Seltzer: 10 most underrated players in MLS for 2019 season |
No Ryan Hollingshead on this list? Maybe he isn't that underrated anymore.

Austin FC breaks ground on $242 million stadium, set to open in 2021 |
The stadium work is underway in Austin for their 2021 debut. I was down there this past weekend and drove around the stadium site, its actually in a decent part of town that makes a lot of sense (at least from an outsider).

What’s going on with Altitude? - Burgundy Wave
I missed this one late last week but it looks like Colorado is having some TV issues. Not good for the locals.

Lowered Expectations: Katai is Fired Up — American Soccer Analysis
Expected goals are a fun thing to dive into from time to time but there are some good notes in this one to help prepare us for Chicago later this week.