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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, September 8, 2020

FC Dallas returns to the field tomorrow night in Minnesota.

MLS: FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

After a long holiday weekend, we’re back with some daily links to get your day started off on the right foot. FC Dallas is putting in the work on the training pitch here as they get ready for another double-dip week as they travel to Minnesota tomorrow before returning home to host Houston on Saturday.

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Who was FC Dallas’ top player against Sporting Kansas City? - Big D Soccer
Which FCD player stood out as the workhorse from a tough road draw in Kansas City? Also, would you like some cheese with that whine, Coach Vermes?

FC Dallas vs Sporting Kansas City: Player Ratings - Big D Soccer
Defensively, FC Dallas had a solid night last week in Kansas City.

East Stand View: Inspiring Performance - Big D Soccer
Seeing John Nelson and Kyle Zobeck step up and make names for themselves was certainly a positive last week.

Three things we learned in FC Dallas’ 1-1 draw against Sporting KC - Big D Soccer
Will Brandon Servania or Tanner Tessman find a home in the midfield? We may have to soon find out.

How FC Dallas is Coping with a Growing Injury List | FC Dallas
So many games in a row like this was bound to catch up to FC Dallas in terms of injuries here. Having this past weekend off was a blessing.

Andrés Ricaurte Ready to Step in During Paxton Pomykal's Absence | FC Dallas
We have to hope he's ready and can contribute right away now.

Sources: FC Dallas and Portugal's Boavista have deal in place for Reggie Cannon | MLSsoccer.com
Reggie's Instagram pretty much confirmed he was on a plane yesterday. So there is that.

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Pity Martinez completes transfer to Al-Nassr - Dirty South Soccer
The Argentine’s time in Atlanta is officially over as he earns a fat contract in the Middle East.

Armchair Analyst: Gyasi Zardes' lethal movement, Houston's run & the rest from Week 10 | MLSsoccer.com
Man, the Columbus Crew are starting to look real good here in this rebooted season.

Radamel Falcao: I want to play for Inter Miami | MLSsoccer.com
Of course Miami is linked to another big name here.

LA Galaxy's Cristian Pavon eyeing MVP push after win over LAFC | ESPNFC
The LA Galaxy's Cristian Pavon is hoping that his recent good form can put him in contention for Major League Soccer's MVP.

NYCFC and Houston playing under the radar | US Soccer Players
If there is such a thing as under the radar in this version of an MLS season, NYCFC and the Houston Dynamo are apparently candidates for that category.

Stejskal: Why it took a perfect storm to hold Utah Soccer leadership to account – The Athletic ($)
More accounts from how things really were in Salt Lake City continue to be interesting reads.