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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 5, 2021

A busy night in MLS saw FC Dallas escape with a road draw in Seattle.

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MLS: FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders FC Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

The momentum feels like it is starting to build for FC Dallas here as they pick up another good result away from home, this time a 1-1 draw in Seattle. We’ll break that down and more from a busy night in MLS.

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Stoppage-time goal gives FC Dallas 1-1 draw against Seattle Sounders - Big D Soccer
A Franco Jara goal late helps keep the unbeaten run alive as FC Dallas escapes with a rare point in Seattle.

FC Dallas Homegrown Ricardo Pepi Selected for 2021 MLS All-Star Game - Big D Soccer
Pepi is the lone FC Dallas representative at this year’s All-Star Game.

FC Dallas gets another road point vs. Sounders thanks to Jara | The Striker Texas
FC Dallas did some 'smash and grab' late and it paid off with Jara finding a goal on a great ball from Tafari.

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Wednesday takeaways: What we learned from Week 17's action |
A mammoth 12-game Wednesday saw mixed fortunes for last year's trophy winners, a new leader emerge in the Western Conference, and the youngest goalkeeper to start a match in MLS history.

Breaking down the 2021 MLS All-Star Team roster |
I do appreciate that MLS released the full 28-man roster instead of just the 18 or 20-man roster as we've seen in years past.

Timbers trade Jeremy Ebobisse to San Jose for allocation money – The Athletic
Wow, this is certainly going to be one of those trades that will shake up the playoff race.

Wilfs' Orlando City approach, Inter Miami looking to move players – The Athletic
There are a lot of interesting nuggets in this one from what Orlando looks to do next and how Miami is looking to make moves of their own.

Three takeaways from a 3-2 Austin FC victory over Houston Dynamo FC | The Striker Texas
Austin gets a win over Houston to take the early lead in the Copa Tejas standings.

Sounders vs FC Dallas, recap: Seattle falls to second - Sounder At Heart
The Sounders saw two points slip through their fingers late against FC Dallas. As you might expect, they're kind of salty about it like SKC fans.

Timbers play Earthquakes to 1-1 draw in testy affair - Stumptown Footy
After two first-half goals and a tense second half, the Timbers and Earthquakes played each other to a 1-1 draw.

That wasn’t very Sporting: LAFC 1, Sporting KC 4 - Angels on Parade
LAFC push their winless streak to four after a blowout at home.

Columbus Crew backline struggles again, fall 4-2 to D.C. United - Massive Report
The Black & Gold’s defense crumbled as D.C. cruised past them at home.

Union attack finally comes alive with three-goal first half in 3-0 win over Toronto FC - Brotherly Game
Sergio Santos and company got the Union back in the win column with a convincing 3-0 victory.

Atlanta United closes two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with CF Montreal - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta is starting to find the back of the net again but they're still struggling to find three points.

Orlando City vs. Inter Miami: Final Score 1-1 as Sloppy Lions Drop Points at Home - The Mane Land
Antonio Carlos’ goal was canceled out in the second half by Kieran Gibbs as the conference bottom feeders steal a point in Exploria.