The Houston Dynamo advanced to the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with a 2-0 win over FC Tucson on Wednesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium. Alex Dixon and Giles Barnes provided the goals as the Dynamo eliminated FC Tucson in the Premier Development League club’s first Open Cup journey.
Head coach Dominic Kinnear and defender Bobby Boswell weigh in on the team's performance against FC Tucson.
Watch as Giles Barnes curls this free kick around the wall and into the back of the net against FC Tucson to give the Dynamo a 2-0 lead.
Mike Chabala knows how hard underdogs can bite. The Dynamo defender was with the Portland Timbers last year when they fell victim to one of the great Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup shocks, losing at home to Cal FC, an amateur team then coached by former U.S. forward Eric Wynalda.
Tyler Deric may not have happy memories of Tucson but he is hoping to put that right on Wednesday night as the Dynamo host FC Tucson in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Founded in 2010, FC Tucson became the first Arizona team to reach the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup, where they will meet the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium. Here is a look at how the club from the Premier Development League reached the third round.
There are times each season when a team's mettle is tested. The Dynamo already went through it once this season when they played three games in eight days in three cities. Although the stretch ended with a home loss to Sporting Kansas City, the Dynamo came away with a more than respectable six out of possible nine points.
Now, the Dynamo are faced with another difficult task that began on Sunday and will continue tomorrow.
With the Dynamo set to face FC Tucson next Wednesday at BBVA Compass Stadium in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup, here is background on the third-year club.
Official name: FC Tucson
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Founded: 2010 (Arizona’s first PDL team)
U.S. Soccer announced today the potential fourth round matchups for the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Take a look as Dominic Kinnear and Tyler Deric share their thoughts on the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and their 3rd round opponent, FC Tucson.
The match will take place at BBVA Compass Stadium next Wednesday, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. You can get your tickets here, starting at just $10.