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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Another day in the books as we slowly march towards next weekend.

MLS: Colorado Rapids at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

While time is moving pretty quickly here, it does feel like the next FC Dallas game is still miles away from us here. At least we’re at the midway point in this week as we continue to wait for next weekend’s game to arrive.

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At international break, FC Dallas can reflect, refine positive start to Nico Estévez era | The Striker Texas
FCD doesn't have a match this weekend but may wish the resumption of the season comes quickly thanks to the positive start to the campaign.

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"There were certain fractures": Christian Fuchs, Charlotte FC regroup after coaching change | MLSSoccer.com
The news is slowly starting to trickle out of Charlotte as to how the players are feeling from their change in leadership.

Following Luna, Gomez: Promising young players in the USL who could make a move - Backheeled
Diego Luna stole headlines recently with his move from the USL to MLS. Here is a couple of players that could be next in line for the jump to MLS.

Report: Toronto FC interested in goalkeeper Hugo González - Waking The Red
The 31-year-old Mexican is reportedly being watched by TFC and two other MLS clubs.

Adam Buksa transferred to RC Lens, says he’ll see Revs fans before leaving - The Bent Musket
Buksa is heading to France and now the Revs are the latest MLS side to cash in on some big transfer deals in recent years.

What is Santiago Sosa’s role in Gonzalo Pineda’s Atlanta United side? - Dirty South Soccer
Through a significant chunk of the season, Santiago Sosa has hardly played. While injuries have contributed, are other factors at play?

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Halfway through the USMNT's June camp, what have we learned? | MLSSoccer.com
So far we've seen some good out of the USMNT, especially in defense during this June camp.

USMNT stress intensity in “tough mental switch” to Nations League | MLSSoccer.com
Going from some big international friendlies to games that mean something once again is tough, but Grenada should be a good challenge for the USMNT.

A tale of two strikers: looking at how Haji Wright and Jesus Ferreira have performed in June - Backheeled
Both players have gotten good minutes so far this month, but this weekend's game could be a line in the sand as to who could end up starting later this year in Qatar.

The changing perception of soccer in the United States | US Soccer Players
A look at ratings and polls about the growth of soccer in the United States since the reemergence of the USMNT in 1990 and the success of the WNT.

Walker Zimmerman's USMNT journey How faith and fortitude helped him become America's best center-back | ESPNFC
The 29-year-old is not a household name, but all in good time. He's the anchor of the USMNT defense and the World Cup should confirm his stardom.