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Big D Daily: News for Monday, March 2, 2020

Week 1 is in the books across MLS, so what did we learn from it all?

MLS: Philadelphia Union at FC Dallas Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

It is good to have some meaningful soccer back to discuss here as FC Dallas opened the season with a nice win on Saturday evening. We’ll certainly be breaking it down a good bit here this week but let’s start off the new week with some links.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas gets two second half goals to down the Philadelphia Union 2-0 - Big D Soccer
Spectacular goals from Kobra and Pomykal help lead the way for FC Dallas.

FC Dallas vs Philadelphia Union: Highlights, stats and quote sheet - Big D Soccer
See what everyone had to say about the season opening win on Saturday.

Chalkboard: Tanner Tessmann impresses in debut with FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
The depth of the FC Dallas midfield shined in home opener as FC Dallas controlled the center of the field.

// MLS //

Josef Martinez suffers torn ACL against Nashville - Dirty South Soccer
Well, things just got interesting in Atlanta to say the least. Martinez is likely done for 2020 here.

Armchair Analyst: Henry's debut, Vela's golazo, Josef's ACL & more | Full week 1 analysis |
Week one had a lot to offer in MLS from Nashville and Miami's debuts, to some ridiculous goals scored.

Inter Miami's first MLS Game: 3 things we learned from tough loss to LAFC |
A hard-fought 1-0 away loss to LAFC was just the first step of Miami discovering their identity.

Nashville SC put on a show for inaugural MLS match at Nissan Stadium |
Nashville SC put on a show for its inaugural MLS match and now all the doubts about them should be put to bed.

Sounders vs. Fire recap: Jordan Morris brace secures comeback victory - Sounder At Heart
Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan combine on two second-half goals to help the Sounders find a way against a new-look Chicago squad.

Recap: A Molino brace and an Amarillo solo goal win MNUFC their first match of 2020 - E Pluribus Loonum
I'm not gonna lie, the most impressive performance of Week 1 may have been Minnesota.

Galaxy shift from Zlatan to Chicharito shows promise but needs patience | ESPNFC
The crowd in Houston proved that Chicharito's arrival to MLS was the right move, but the LA Galaxy will need some patience with their newest star.