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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, August 18, 2020

FC Dallas now must move on quickly to deal with rivals Houston later this week.

MLS: Nashville SC at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as FC Dallas gets back to work on the training pitch to prepare for their Friday night clash with rivals Houston (who were pretty busy on the open market yesterday). The games are about to come at us quickly here folks, so buckle up.

// FC Dallas & NTSC //

Who was FC Dallas’ top player in their two games against Nashville SC? - Big D Soccer
Soccer is back for FC Dallas, and with two home games against expansion side Nashville SC, this was going to be a great week, right? Right? Vote for your top player from the past week.

North Texas Two Step: Rounding the Quarter Pole - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas’ second team’s continued string of frustrating results threatens its championship chances.

FC Dallas and Nashville's unique situation | US Soccer Players
FC Dallas and Nashville SC are now only one game behind the rest of the league after playing twice over a few days at Toyota Stadium.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: One big question for each MLS team as the 2020 season restarts |
The big question for FCD right now is all about Reggie Cannon, who appeared to play his last game on Sunday night in Dallas.

How Kekuta Manneh, Tommy McNamara fit New England Revolution | Tom Bogert |
The New England Revolution have made three key moves to start their summer transfer window. Here's how the pieces fit under Bruce Arena.

Report: Jefferson Farfan has MLS options after departing Lokomotiv Moscow |
This would certainly be an interesting 'get' for a MLS team and all four listed look like solid landing spots for Farfan.

Dynamo acquire former MLS All Star Wilfried Zahibo from New England Revolution - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo also acquired an international roster spot in the deal that sends Tommy McNamara to New England.

Dynamo sign Costa Rican striker Ariel Lassiter - Dynamo Theory
Houston also added former LA Galaxy forward Ariel Lassiter yesterday as well.

2020 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup canceled due to COVID-19 - Big D Soccer
If you thought the tournament was already canceled, well, you probably aren’t alone.