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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, September 29, 2020

We learn a little more about FC Dallas’ recent transfer, and we dive more into Sunday’s draw with Orlando.

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

The week continues on here as we inch closer to October and what will be a crazy push of games towards the post season here.

// FC Dallas //

Chalkboard: FC Dallas ineffective in the attack (again) - Big D Soccer
Not much for FC Dallas against Orlando, despite even being up a man for 20 minutes.

What we learned in FC Dallas’ draw against Orlando City - Big D Soccer
FCDallas save face against Oscar Pareja, but leave doubts about execution.

Who was FC Dallas’ top player vs. Atlanta United & Orlando City - Big D Soccer
After six points last week, the team manages a solitary point in a subpar week. What do we make of this team? Vote for your top player in the Workhorse of the Week.

Could Reggie Cannon be at Lille sooner rather than later? | Tom Bogert |
More good insights on how Reggie's transfer came to be and how FC Dallas is putting in faith to get a big payday down the road because of it.

// MLS //

26 takeaways on every MLS team after Week 14 | Steve Zakuani |
Another solid breakdown of every club here by the former Sounder. His comments on FC Dallas' offensive consistency is right on the money.

Rapids confirm 8 more positive COVID-19 cases - Burgundy Wave
As of September 28, one additional player and seven staff members have now received confirmed positive tests. Yikes.

The San Jose Earthquakes came through for Almeyda; now he must do the same | Charles Boehm |
San Jose has been pretty dismal in recent weeks but their win over LAFC this past weekend gives them some hope, even if it isn't a ton.

Román Torres rejoins Sounders after trade - Sounder At Heart
Torres left in offseason to sign with Inter Miami but had seen his playing time dwindle.

Q&A: Orlando City’s Óscar Pareja on the Lions’ solid 2020, player development – The Athletic ( $)
I do miss talking to Oscar after games here in Dallas but it is good to see him do so well, so quickly, in Orlando.

What We Learned: Columbus Crew vs. Toronto FC - Massive Report
There may be some good takeaways here for FC Dallas as they get ready for the Crew this weekend.