Carolina Challenge Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston Battery registered a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night in the Carolina Challenge Cup finale at Blackbaud Stadium. Battery substitute Austin Savage's 76th-minute header was the game-winner as the Dynamo completed their preseason schedule ahead of their March 2 home opener against D.C. United.
The Dynamo will play their final preseason match when they take on the Charleston Battery in the final match of the 2013 Carolina Challenge Cup. Kickoff is set for 5:45 pm CT at Blackbaud Stadium. The Dynamo are 2-2-1 all-time against Charleston.
A huge thank you to the Vancouver Whitecaps who were able to cut a highlight package from yesterday's match at the Carolina Challenge Cup. Will Bruin and Adam Moffat scored second-half goals to lead the Dynamo to a 2-1 victory over the Whitecaps.
Following tonight's results in Charleston, the Dynamo are now tied for second place in the Carolina Challenge Cup. Houston defeated Vancouver 2-1 behind second half goals from Will Bruin and Adam Moffat and the Chicago Fire defeated the Charleston Battery 2-1 behind a stoppage-time goal from Alex.
The Dynamo still have an outside chance of winning the preseason tournament, but they will need help from the Whitecaps in Saturday's finales. Here are the updated standings.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Houston Dynamo midfielder Adam Moffat unleashed one of his patented long-distance bombs to net the late game-winner as the Houston Dynamo came from behind to down the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Wednesday night at Blackbaud Stadium.
Moffat's strike came just two minutes after Will Bruin equalized for Houston with a cool finish on a 1-v-1 against the Vancouver goalkeeper in the 75th minute.
The Dynamo will play their second match in the Carolina Challenge Cup when they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps Wednesday afternoon a Blackbaud Stadium at 4 p.m. The two clubs have met once this preseason, with the Whitecaps defeating the Dynamo 2-1 on February 2 in Tucson.
Dynamo: Tally Hall; Kofi Sarkodie, Bobby Boswell, Jermaine Taylor, Corey Ashe; Boniek Garcia, Warren Creavalle, Giles Barnes, Alex Dixon; Jason Johnson, Cam Weaver.