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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Time to begin moving on from a good weekend as we prepare for what is next.

MLS: LA Galaxy at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

As much fun as it has been the last couple of days celebrating an FC Dallas win, it is almost time to move on to what is coming up this weekend in Kansas City. Yeah, it won’t be easy, as the road in this league never truly is easy.

// FC Dallas //

Three things we learned in FC Dallas’ win over the LA Galaxy - Big D Soccer
Between the Pepi Party and Schon’s first start, there was a lot to like about the win over LA.

FC Dallas’ Ricardo Pepi named Week 15 MLS Player of the Week - Big D Soccer
The party continues with more honors for Ricardo Pepi.

Is Ricardo Pepi ready to make the jump from MLS to Serie A? - ESPN FC
Herculez Gomez examines the potential of 18-year-old FC Dallas star Ricardo Pepi amid reported interest from Bologna.

// MLS //

27 Takeaways: One observation on every MLS team after Week 15 | MLSSoccer.com
Yep, as good as the win was for FC Dallas, it will be all forgotten if they don’t figure out a way to find a result this weekend in Kansas City.

Sources: Philadelphia Union finalizing signing of South American pair | MLSSoccer.com
Philly is dipping into the South American well pretty heavily here this summer with two signings, including one that will fall under the U-22 Initiative

Reports: Sebastian Driussi to Austin is ‘a matter of time’ | The Striker Texas
Austin has had an open DP slot ready to use this summer and it looks like they’ve found their guy in Druissi.

Report: Atlanta United submits formal bid for Argentine playmaker Thiago Almada - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta United has reportedly made a bid for what would be a designated player, yet another Argentine guy.