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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 19, 2021

Another home loss on the books for FC Dallas.

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MLS: Seattle Sounders FC at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

That bad taste in your mouth isn’t just from waking up this morning. No, it is probably from watching FC Dallas drop another home game last night. Yeah, this isn’t going well right now for FCD, so let’s get into some links from a busy night across MLS.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas drops second straight home game, 1-0 to Seattle Sounders - Big D Soccer
A second half goal propels the Sounders to another win and gives Dallas their second loss in a row at home.

Sounders stars make big entrance to send FC Dallas to 1-0 defeat | The Striker Texas
Now FC Dallas has to quickly get over this loss as they head back out on the road for three straight.

Sounders vs FC Dallas, recap: Ruidíaz is on fire - Sounder At Heart
I mean, they brought on two DPs in the second half while the game was scoreless and we try to counter with Franco Jara and Andres Ricaurte? Please.

// MLS //

Wednesday Takeaways: What we learned from Week 20's action |
It was another super-busy night across MLS that saw Atlanta pick up another win, New England continues their stellar form and Miami shows some signs of life.

Earthquakes' Cade Cowell just wants to play soccer – The Athletic
What is funny to me is that after the early season hype on this kid (which was justified), you haven't heard a ton about him in the last month or so.

Timbers escape Kansas City with 1-1 draw - Stumptown Footy
Sporting Kansas City scored in stoppage time to tie the Timbers 1-1.

RSL recovers victory with late Julio goal, beats Dynamo 2-1 - RSL Soapbox
At least the Dynamo are on truly terrible form at the moment as they lost another one here.

Chicago Fire drop heartbreaker to Inter Miami 3-2 - Hot Time In Old Town
Chicago’s woes away from home continue. It’s been nearly two years since the Fire has won a road game.

Caleb Porter updates on Columbus Crew striker Gyasi Zardes after New York Red Bulls defeat - Massive Report
The Columbus forward came off in the first half after a breakaway attempt.

Atlanta United earns third consecutive win with 1-0 win over Toronto FC - Dirty South Soccer
After a pretty rough spring and summer, Atlanta is starting to look more like themselves again.

D.C. United’s good start goes up in smoke in 3-2 loss at New England Revolution - Black And Red United
United was strong early, but the Revs stormed back in the second half to hand DCU a second straight loss.