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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, October 28, 2021

Just two more games to go folks. Two more.

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MLS: Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Sadly, the season is not completely over for FC Dallas. We do have two more games to go on this regular season. One on Saturday, and one on the following Sunday. But let’s get into some links for the day and move on from last night’s wasteful game.

// FC Dallas //

Stoppage-time goal sinks FC Dallas in 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake - Big D Soccer
Once again, FC Dallas has a lead that they give up in the second half. This has gotten old very fast.

FC Dallas lets lead slip again, falling 2-1 to Real Salt Lake | The Striker Texas
Ten game winless streak, a three-game streak of giving up a lead. Yeah, this has been rough.

// MLS //

Wednesday Takeaways: The good, the bad & playoff implications from every game |
Wednesday was a busy night across MLS that saw New England break the points in a regular season record (with 73!) and some heavy playoff implications all over.

"We're going to go until the wheels fall off": Depleted DC United keep playoff fight alive |
Some teams are heading into the playoffs with loads of injuries and questions, DCU may be the one with the most of both.

Chicago Fire to interview Hendrickson, Razov, Nagamura in head coach search; St. Louis City interest in RBNY’s Carnell – The Athletic
I wouldn't be shocked if Bob Bradley gets added to that mix after next weekend. But seeing a former Fire legend in Razov on their shortlist makes a lot of sense right now.

New York Red Bulls’ late-season charge shows promise of young team aiming to be ‘a reference point for soccer in North America’ – The Athletic
After a slow start, the Red Bulls have strung together some results to get back in the playoff picture.

‘Stand by me,’ a star signing and returning home: Whitecaps pushing for playoffs after a tumultuous two years – The Athletic
The Whitecaps' resurgence is one of the most remarkable comeback stories not just in MLS, but all of sports right now.

The LA Galaxy has an opportunity to reset the West | US Soccer Players
The LA Galaxy is in 5th-place on a tiebreaker with 4th-place Portland but has a tough route over its remaining games to hold onto a playoff spot.

Asprilla scores Goal of the Year contender in Timbers’ 2-0 win over San Jose - Stumptown Footy
The win was needed for Portland, but that Dairon Asprilla’s goal was absolutely spectacular.

Etienne, Zelarayan and Columbus Crew Keep Playoff Hopes Alive, Beating Orlando 3-2 - Massive Report
As good as a bicycle kick is, that one from Zelerayan was possibly the best of the night.

Revs Recap: New England breaks points record in 1-0 win over Rapids - The Bent Musket
It was a record-breaking night at Gillette Stadium for the Revs.

Atlanta United comes back to beat Inter Miami in late-season Eastern Conference clash - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta gets possibly their most important win of the season so far.