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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, March 11, 2020

FC Dallas continues their prep for New York City.

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MLS: Philadelphia Union at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The week moves into the midway point here as FC Dallas continues their work at getting ready for New York City FC this weekend (who are dealing with a CCL game tonight of their own).

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FC Dallas vs Montreal Impact: Who’s trending up and down? - Big D Soccer
At what point do we need to be concerned about our defense? Also, I think our offense may be the thing that carries this group more in 2020.

FC Dallas vs Montreal Impact: Player Ratings - Big D Soccer
A bit of Deja Vu sees FC Dallas forced to rally against the Montreal Impact. Here is how we rated each player following the draw.

Who was FC Dallas’ top player against the Montreal Impact? - Big D Soccer
This home game wasn't supposed to go like this, but FC Dallas roars back to a 2-2 draw against Montreal Impact. Who was your top player from the match?

FC Dallas Homegrowns Reggie Cannon and Paxton Pomykal Excited to Represent USMNT U23s in the Upcoming Olympic Qualifiers | FC Dallas
While losing these guys for a game is always tough, you can't help but be excited for them and what could come should they qualify.

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Club America manager Miguel Herrera warns Atlanta United: "They are facing the most powerful club in the Americas" |
The Club America and Atlanta showdown is on here this week and it will make for must-watch TV tonight.

Thierry Henry: Montreal Impact done in by "schoolboy errors" in CCL loss to CD Olimpia |
Montreal didn't look great at home last night in the CCL and it showed.

How Thierry Henry is trying to resurrect his coaching career in MLS
After a legendary career as a player and an awful first job as a coach, Thierry Henry is seeking redemption as Montreal Impact's new boss.

NYCFC hoping more accountability will lead to CCL triumph vs. Tigres – The Athletic (Paywall)
NYCFC has a bad record in do-or-die games, but a new outlook and a new coach may change that against a Mexican powerhouse.

New England Revolution will seek to try to improve on Atlanta, LAFC experience in new stadium |
Getting a stadium to call their own in Boston will certainly elevate the Revs more than anything else right now.

Sebastian Lletget says it was “very difficult” to be Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s teammate - LAG Confidential
Midfielder lets loose about former LA Galaxy player in this very intriguing interview.

MLS will limit reporters’ access to players due to coronavirus concerns - Sounder At Heart
How things go in Seattle may be a precursor for how they'll go everywhere else.