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The Daily Dirt, September 8: King of Wishful Thinking

Last night’s ATLSoccer chat, MLS recap, and more

MLS: LA Galaxy at Real Salt Lake Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

If you missed it, we hosted our weekly ATLSoccer chat on Facebook Live last night. It’s every Wednesday at 8pm, join us next week!

#ATLSoccer chat, Sept. 7: Atlanta United, US Soccer, & more

Posted by Dirty South Soccer on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

One of the things discussed last night was the upcoming MLS Expansion Draft and what Atlanta United fans should expect. We’ll start our series of Wish List articles today about players on other teams that could be targets for Atlanta and Minnesota in the draft this December. Be on the lookout for our Wish List on the Chicago Fire later this morning.


Domestic

Orlando bounces back from an early goal to win 4-1 in Montreal (The Mane Land)

RSL fights back for a draw in the final moments of their match with LA (RSL Soapbox)

Washington Spirit try to avoid controversy by playing the national anthem while Megan Rapinoe and both teams are in the locker room, create a new controversy instead (Stars and Stripes FC)

Frank Lampard is named the SB Nation MLS Player of the Week (SB Nation)

Walker Zimmerman is a mainstay in Dallas (Goal)

Former Atlanta Silverbacks defender Chris Klute goes to Minnesota on loan from Portland (TwinCities)

Long odds for the Crew to make the playoffs (Massive Report)

Questions about LAFC’s stadium sponsorship deal (Angels on Parade)

A look at Cincinnati, the next Soccer City USA:


International

Tottenham will be setting records in the Champions League this year (Cartilage Free Captain)

NBC Sports adding more Premier League coverage (World Soccer Talk)

Should Mexico think about a new manager? (SB Nation)


Local

Point University dropped a women’s match last night 3-1 at Middle Georgia and a men’s match 3-0 to Georgia Southwestern.