Clavijo: FC Dallas "were not prepared to fail" in disappointing 2017

There's no one reason for FC Dallas' tumble from a domestic double in 2016 to not making the MLS postseason in 2017, technical director Fernando Clavijo says – but there was one big factor involved.

"The key was that we were not prepared for failure," Clavijo said in a video interview posted on FC Dallas' website.

For more of Clavijo's thoughts along those lines – and what he means when he says FC Dallas "will be a totally different team" – in 2018, you can watch the rest of the interview here.

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