The Houston Dynamo will begin their quest for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup trophy when they travel to San Antonio on Tuesday, May 29 for a matchup with the San Antonio Scorpions. The Scorpions advanced to the third round of the tournament following their 2-0 win over the Laredo Heat, Tuesday evening at Blossom Athletic Center. The match between the Dynamo and the Scorpions will kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio.
U.S. Soccer has announced the third-round possible pairings and locations for the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Results from the second round of play next Tuesday, May 22, will determine the matchups for the third round taking place one week later on Tuesday, May 29.
The Houston Dynamo will be one of 16 MLS teams to enter the tournament in the third round. Houston will play the winner of next Tuesday's match between the Laredo Heat and the San Antonio Scorpions.
In the past month, the United States Soccer Federation and CONCACAF announced changes to the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and CONCACAF Champions League competition formats. The Houston Dynamo will take part in both tournaments this year, with USOC set to kick off May 15 and CCL set to begin late July.