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Big D Daily: News for Monday, July 5, 2021

A fortunate draw last night begins a crazy month of road games for FC Dallas.

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MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

It feels like we’ve been here before folks. A new week begins on the heels of a disappointing outing from FC Dallas. Yeah, we’ll break down last night’s draw a bit more here before the club heads out for LA.

// FC Dallas //

Own goal helps bail FC Dallas out in 2-2 draw against Vancouver - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas played well for about twenty minutes before they shut things off.

Report: Tanner Tessmann nearing a move to Serie A side Venezia - Big D Soccer
Could Tessmann be the first FCD player to move this summer? Sounds like that may be the case here.

I haven’t given up on Freddy Vargas (yet), and neither should you - Big D Soccer
FCD’s young Venezuelan winger is down bad, but don’t make the mistake of thinking he’s down and out.

FC Dallas finds another point but knows Sunday's effort wasn't enough | The Striker Texas
The effort wasn't good enough for the majority of the match and this one will really come back to bite this club before long.

// MLS //

Armas out, Austin find the gas & more from Week 11 |
We had a pretty wild weekend in MLS that saw a coach get canned, some wild draws and a new stadium opened.

Why Toronto FC decided now was the time to part with Chris Armas: "We just saw no way back" |
You can't lose by six goals in this league and not ask questions of the coach.

BREAKING: Toronto FC fire head coach Chris Armas - Waking The Red
I want to be surprised by this but I'm really not.

Six thoughts on D.C. United hanging seven on Toronto FC - Black And Red United
Seven goals in a game is nothing to bat an eye at either.

Columbus Crew and their fans flex new muscle with Field cauldron |
The new stadium was something special to see on Saturday. I'm pretty happy for the Crew faithful.

Analyzing Gianluca Busio ahead of USMNT camp, European move – The Athletic
The 19-year-old is on the USMNT Gold Cup squad and could move from MLS to Europe soon.

Sounders vs Rapids, recap: Rocky Mountain tie - Sounder At Heart
Sounders and Rapids wrestle to a 1-1 stalemate in Commerce City, which allows Seattle to tie MLS record for the longest unbeaten run to start a season.

Is the Chicago Fire’s 3-0 win over Atlanta United a turning point? - Hot Time In Old Town
Chicago finally looked like a decent team for a change but is it a sign of things to come or just a blip on the radar against a struggling Atlanta side?