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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, July 8, 2021

So yeah, it continues to get worse for FC Dallas.

MLS: FC Dallas at LA Galaxy Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

On one hand, FC Dallas continued to look awful last night. On the other, it is almost the weekend. So, glass-half-full right? Maybe.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas’ road woes continue in 3-1 loss to the LA Galaxy - Big D Soccer
Franco Jara gets a late goal in the loss for FC Dallas but everything leading up to that point looked pretty rough for them last night.

Different look doesn't arrive as FC Dallas falls on road again, losing 3-1 to LA Galaxy | The Striker Texas
LA made plays in the penalty box where FC Dallas struggled to respond.

A goal for you, and for you: LA Galaxy 3, FC Dallas 1 - LAG Confidential
Newcomers for the Galaxy stole the show last night in the win over Dallas.

// MLS //

Wednesday Takeaways: What we learned from Week 12's action | MLSSoccer.com
Seattle made history last night (despite their insane injury report), Toronto looked like what we expected them to look like this year and Chicago is finally showing signs of life.

Sounders vs Dynamo, recap: Seattle breaks MLS unbeaten record - Sounder At Heart
The Sounders make history with their 2-0 win over Houston by running streak to 13 games to start the season.

Three takeaways from Austin FC's reality check loss to LAFC | The Striker Texas
It was a pretty rough night all around for the three Texan teams as Austin also looked like an expansion team again.

Charlotte FC explain choice of club's first head coach: "He's a big upcoming coaching star" | MLSSoccer.com
Going with a young up-and-coming coach is a bold move but Charlotte does seem to be the type of club that is willing to go this route so far.

Charlotte FC coach, sporting director on team's goals – The Athletic
Here is more on Charlotte's new manager and what he is expected to bring to the table next season.

RSL finds footing in decisive win over Vancouver, 4-0 - RSL Soapbox
Vancouver returned "home" and lost in a big way to RSL.

Game Recap: Colorado Rapids 2, Minnesota United 0 - Burgundy Wave
Colorado ended Minnesota's unbeaten run with a pretty convincing win over the Loons.

Recap & Highlights: Toronto FC down New England to record first “away” win of the season - Waking The Red
This was more like what we expected out of the Reds in 2021 as they dominated large stretches of this game. They did have a little bit of a late scare though, so they still have a ways to go here.

2021 Leagues Cup schedule and Liga MX participants announced | MLSSoccer.com
I want to get excited about this little tournament, but I really can't get into it. Maybe one day when FCD is in it. Maybe then.

Sources: Nashville SC complete club-record signing of Ake Loba from CF Monterrey | MLSSoccer.com
I like this move a lot for Nashville. It may be expensive but you need to see more clubs in MLS go this direction on transfers like this.