Here we go!! Season 29 of MLS (and season 27 of 3rd Degree’s coverage) kicks off for FC Dallas on Saturday night (7:30 pm) at Toyota Stadium against Luchi Gonzalez and the Earthquakes.
As usual around these parts, questions abound as the season approaches. But some questions are more important than others.
The 2023 FC Dallas season ended with the Game 3 loss to Seattle back on November 10th. The 2024 season begins on February 24th.
The powers that be at FC Dallas have indicated that the club roster is pretty set for 2024.
Coach Nico Estevez has been rolling with a 4-4-2 base formation of late for several reasons.
If you’ve been reading or listening to 3rd Degree over the last year you will have heard me talk about Coach Nico Estevez’s stated desire to have a shorter FC Dallas roster.
The word process became a buzzword around Toyota Stadium in 2022.
The last time FC Dallas beat the Colorado Rapids on the road was the penultimate game of the 2014 regular season.
FC Dallas missed out on the chance to recapture third place in the Western Conference standings, but managed to keep its closest challenger at bay, after a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake.
Two heavily rotated teams played to a close result, but ultimately FC Dallas didn’t look much of a threat to defending MLS Cup winners NYCFC….