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Big D Daily: News for Monday, July 19, 2021

Yeah, it is going to be that kind of season here for FC Dallas.

MLS: FC Dallas at Portland Timbers Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Another Monday following a disappointing FC Dallas result is on the books here today. As good as the club looked at times in Portland over the weekend, the result remained the same.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas comes up short in a 1-0 loss to the Portland Timbers - Big D Soccer
Playing for a draw always comes back to bite you here as FCD played well for 70 minutes and then took the foot off the gas just enough to allow Portland to score.

FC Dallas and their foreign affairs - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas, like many MLS squads, love to pick out bargains in South America. But not all South Americas are created equally as we all know.

FC Dallas signs keeper Jimmy Maurer to a new contract - Big D Soccer
Maurer has been one of the lone bright spots in 2021 for FCD and he gets rewarded for it.

Three takeaways from a nearly night for FC Dallas at Timbers | The Striker Texas
Once again we see FCD come close to getting points on the road this season but falling short in the end.

FC Dallas President Dan Hunt: We're not where we're supposed to be | The Striker Texas
Luchi isn't on the hot seat, at least not yet according to the Hunts.

// MLS //

Gabriel Heinze out as Atlanta United Head Coach - Dirty South Soccer
Heinze’s Atlanta United tenure lasts eight months as the Georgia side has struggled a ton this season under him.

Why Atlanta United parted ways with Gabriel Heinze | MLSSoccer.com
With their star striker in the stands because of a dispute with the manager, and you see that they haven't won in eight straight games, you can understand a bit why there was a desire for a change here.

Saturday takeaways: What we learned from Week 13's action | MLSSoccer.com
We saw a goalscoring return for Jozy Altidore, while Hany Mukhtar scored a sensational hat trick and Carlos Vela reminded us all why LAFC should still be feared.

Sounders at Minnesota United, recap: Eventually you break - Sounder At Heart
Seattle fall 1-0 to Loons as the patchwork roster is unable to work miracle on the road.

Feeling the Pride: LAFC 2, Real Salt Lake 1 - Angels on Parade
LAFC’s stars step up to deliver another win as they remind us how good they can be here.

What We Learned: Crew vs. New York City FC - Massive Report
Columbus went out and then gave the lead away before their MVP stepped up and gave them a win at home.

Union earn home victory in wild game against DC United - Brotherly Game
Kacper Przybylko ended his goal-scoring drought and the Union returned to the win column after waiting out a weather delay.

// USMNT //

2021 Gold Cup Recap: USA 1-0 Canada - The Americans score early and come away with a lucky win - Stars and Stripes FC
Lucky thing there’s a week until the first elimination game as the US will need to look a bit better against their next opponent.