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Big D Daily: News for Friday, April 23, 2021

FC Dallas hits the road for the first time in the 2021 season.

The weekend is nearly here as FC Dallas is getting ready to head out to California for the first time since the 2019 season as they take on the San Jose Earthquakes this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Scouting Report: Will San Jose’s man-marking system cause issues for FC Dallas? - Big D Soccer
San Jose started off the season with a loss in Houston, so they will be looking to rebound in their home opener.

// MLS //

Six teams already facing pressure heading into Week 2 | MLSSoccer.com
Nobody likes to write off any side too early in the season, but early struggles often forebode an uphill battle toward the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Sources: Sporting KC rejected two Serie A offers for Gianluca Busio this winter | MLSSoccer.com
You gotta think at some point they will get an offer too good for Busio given his passport status and his level of play.

MLS week two bets: Cincinnati and Colorado looking good? – The Athletic
I'm not huge into looking at the odds on MLS games but I do enjoy watching/reading about two guys that are trying to fake it until they make it with those betting lines.

San Jose Earthquakes happy to play in front of home fans on Saturday - Center Line Soccer
After more than a year with fans out of the stands, a return to olden times has the Quakes happy.

LAFC have re-signed Eduard Atuesta or are close, says Bob Bradley - Angels on Parade
Sounds like the midfielder set to stick around or LAFC is working on protecting their investment with him.

The Columbus Crew finishes pitch installation at new stadium - Massive Report
Another big step in the completion of the new stadium is in the books on Earth Day.

577 Days Later - Hudson River Blue
Saturday’s home opener against Cincinnati marks City’s first game at Yankee Stadium (with fans) in over a year and a half.

Red Bulls sign Celtic striker Patryk Klimala to designated player contract - Once A Metro
The Red Bulls have been weirdly quiet about signing DPs lately but it appears they have a young one in this Polish international.