Open Cup

Match Stats: Dynamo vs. FC Tucson

Dynamo control the match, outshoot FC Tucson 21-7 in U.S. Open Cup win
Match Stats: Dynamo vs. FC Tucson
Match Stats

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Playing with the first team "makes me better" says rookie Bryan Salazar

Houston homegrown player played 60 minutes in his professional debut
Salazar: Playing with the first team "makes me better"
Salazar Debut
MLSsoccer.com

There are enough distractions in high school to make it tough for anyone to concentrate. Imagine trying to get through a day knowing you’ll make your professional debut that night. That was the day Bryan Salazar had Wednesday.

Houston Dynamo defeat FC Tucson 2-0 in U.S. Open Cup

Dynamo advance to face rival FC Dallas in the fourth round
Dynamo defeat FC Tucson
Dynamo Win

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.

30 May 2:41 am

Head coach Dominic Kinnear and defender Bobby Boswell weigh in on the team's performance against FC Tucson.

30 May 2:25 am

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.

Houston Dynamo veteran Mike Chabala is happy to be back in the mix

Back for his second stint with the club, Chabala looks forward to contributing vs. FC Tucson
Chabala's back for more
Mike Chabala
HoustonDynamo.com

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 relishes "special occasion" to represent the Houston Dynamo in U.S. Open Cup

Dynamo goalkeeper is fit and eager to contribute against FC Tucson on Wednesday
Tyler Deric is ready for action
Tom Dart
HoustonDynamo.com

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.

How FC Tucson reached the U.S. Open Cup third round

Arizona club has reached third round in very first year in tournament
HoustonDynamo.com

 

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. 

Houston Dynamo's depth to be put to test with three games in seven days

Dynamo to host PDL club FC Tucson in Open Cup third round match
Houston Dynamo's depth to be put to test with three games in seven days
HoustonDynamo.com

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.

Get to know the Houston Dynamo's U.S Open Cup third round opponent: FC Tucson

Founded in 2010, FC Tucson has reached the U.S. Open Cup third round in its first appearance
Get to know PDL club FC Tucson
HoustonDynamo.com

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)

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