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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Another day, another push towards the end of the season.

MLS: FC Dallas at LA Galaxy Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

We’re getting close folks, just a week and a half or so to go on this season as we close out 2021 with FC Dallas. Up first will be two more home games this week as we look to see if the club can actually get some positive momentum going into the offseason.

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North Texas Two Step – Don’t Call It a Comeback - Big D Soccer
From one foot in the grave to one foot in the playoffs, NTSC takes the last step in its regular season journey.

SET THE STAGE: FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake | 10.27.21 | FC Dallas
Just like we've seen time and time again this season, games are coming at a fast rate. Just three more to go through.

Rating Ricardo Pepi’s winter transfer options - Stars and Stripes FC
The teenager apparently has a lot of options come January but which one will make the most sense and the most money for FCD will be the bigger questions.

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27 Takeaways: One observation on every MLS team after Week 32 | MLSSoccer.com
The one-liner on FCD in this week's post is all about how poor the defense has been and that the nine-game winless rut that they're on isn't because of a lack of scoring.

Philadelphia Union's Subaru Park achieves unique environmental milestone | MLSSoccer.com
In a time where we want to be greener and environmentally friendly, this is a good step for MLS clubs to take.

Sounders not buying what MLS social media is pushing - Sounder At Heart
This is certainly an interesting case of what should happen versus what probably will happen.

LAFC’s goalkeeping has been a major issue in 2021 - Angels on Parade
I would say that FCD's keeper issues have kind of mirrored LAFC's this season. Good options but none that are doing good enough.

Report: Columbus Crew’s Pat Onstad to be named Houston Dynamo general manager - Massive Report
This one feels very on-brand for Houston as they try to figure out if they want to return to their roots or do something new that will probably continue to fail a bit.