A new week feels good when you consider how things are going for FC Dallas as of late. Now they turn their attention to another two-game week, starting with Atlanta on Wednesday night.
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Franco Jara scores two for FC Dallas in a 3-2 win over Sporting KC - Big D Soccer
Franco Jara and Johnny Russell trade goals but Ryan Hollingshead found the game winner when it mattered most.
Three things we learned in FC Dallas’ win over Sporting Kansas City - Big D Soccer
Youngsters carried a Ricaurte-less attack to victory in Kansas City for FCD's third straight win this month.
East Stand View: TUDN Twitter Bias? - Big D Soccer
The boys went out to Kansas City for a rematch of the 9/2 game over there. It went better. Much better.
Sporting Kansas City critical of FC Dallas' "disrespectful" time-wasting "antics" | MLSsoccer.com
Boo-hoo Vermes here is still bitching and moaning about Saturday.
From FC Dallas to Juventus: Retracing Weston McKennie's early years | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.com
I know this one still stings a bit for FC Dallas but hearing how Luchi Gonzalez responded last week to questions on McKennie makes me think the club has moved on from being upset over losing him to just being proud. Which is good.
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Armchair Analyst: Special weekend for Homegrown exports & more from Week 12 | MLSsoccer.com
It was another big weekend in MLS that saw some good stuff from Homegrown players. Also, what the heck is going on in San Jose...they're coughing up goals left and right.
Top Takeaways: Secret to Inter Miami's rise, enduring brilliance of Diego Valeri and more | Steve Zakuani | MLSsoccer.com
We saw an Inter Miami team that continues to improve defensively, another lackluster offensive showing by the Red Bulls and a strong contender for goal of the year.
Minnesota United gets Kei Kamara from Colorado Rapids - E Pluribus Loonum
The Loons have acquired one of the most prolific scorers in Major League Soccer history, while Kamara lands on his eighth team.
MLS teams once again play against their schedules | US Soccer Players
The Canadian teams are the easiest examples for the issues with the next phase of the MLS regular season, but the issues are league wide.