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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Another day forward as FC Dallas preps for their midweek clash in Houston.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The week continues forward here as we push towards another midweek clash. FC Dallas will travel down to Houston tomorrow for the third installment of this year’s Texas Derby (more on that coming soon to this site).

// FC Dallas //

Who was FC Dallas’ top player in the draw with the Columbus Crew? - Big D Soccer
A draw at home. Aren’t we tired of these yet? Did any player earn a Workhorse vote for their performance against Columbus?

What we learned against in FC Dallas draw with the Columbus Crew - Big D Soccer
For once, the defense let Dallas down in the draw against Columbus. Hopefully that isn't the start of a new trend.

// MLS //

26 Takeaways: Week 15 observations for each of the 26 MLS teams | Steve Zakuani |
I'm rather enjoying these weekly takes on all the teams in MLS like this. FCD's comment is still around the scoring and how it is helping their playoff chances.

10 teams with best young cores in MLS | Greg Seltzer |
Young core isn't the same as a team of HGPs, but in Dallas' case it does help them out a good bit.

Sources: Brenden Aaronson passes RB Salzburg medical, transfer from Philadelphia Union close | Tom Bogert |
Well, it looks like Philly is about to lose one of their HGPs here. Honestly, this is a good move for both sides.

Columbus Crew sign forward Krisztian Nemeth - Massive Report
This is one of those signings that make you think 'what if' as a FCD fan. Would have been nice here but at the same time, he hasn't played a ton in 2020.

Tod Leiweke joins Sounders ownership - Sounder At Heart
This move deepens ties between Seattle’s soccer and NHL teams.

Riley McGree joins Charlotte FC, immediately loaned to Birmingham City | ESPNFC
Kind of crazy that Charlotte is signing players for 2022 already. At least they're getting loaned out.