Dynamo to face California clubs to close 2010 preseason

Houston to face San Jose, Chivas USA in late March

Geoff Cameron

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The Houston Dynamo will face MLS rivals the San Jose Earthquakes and
Chivas USA in friendlies on March 17 and March 20, respectively, as the
Dynamo's final tune-ups for the Major League Soccer regular season, it
was announced Friday.

The Dynamo will face San Jose on Wednesday, March 17, at Kezar Stadium
in San Francisco in a match slated to kick off at 9 p.m. CT. On
Saturday, March 20, Houston will face Chivas USA at Harder Stadium in
Santa Barbara, with the match also kicking off at 9 p.m. CT. Tickets for
that game go on sale today, March 5, at Santa Barbara merchant stores
and are also available at www.sbsoccerent.com or by calling (877) 747-4295.

Direct Relief International will receive a portion of the match proceeds
from the Chivas USA game. Direct Relief International was founded in
1948 and is a Santa Barbara, California-based nonprofit organization
focused on improving quality of life by bringing critically needed
medicines and supplies to local healthcare providers worldwide. For more
information, please visit www.DirectRelief.org.

For the Dynamo's entire preseason schedule, please see below.

The Dynamo's home opener is set for Thursday, April 1, at 8 p.m. against
defending MLS Cup champion Real Salt Lake. Season ticket packages and
mini plans, which include discounted seats to the 2010 MLS All-Star Game
at Reliant Stadium, are available at HoustonDynamo.com and by calling (713) 276-7500.

The Houston Dynamo are a Major League Soccer franchise that has won two
MLS Cup championships in its first four seasons and represented the
United States in four consecutive regional championships. For more
information, log on to www.HoustonDynamo.com or call (713) 276-7500.

 

Date
Opponent
Result/Time & Location
Feb.
6
Houston Baptist*
W, 6-0
Feb.
13
SMU*
W, 4-0
Feb.
17
San Jac*
W, 4-1
Feb.
23
Central Florida*
W, 4-1
Feb.
25
New York Red Bulls T, 0-0 (L, 6-5, on PKs) - Disney
tournament
Feb.
27
FC Dallas W, 2-1 - Disney tournament
March
7
Austin Aztex*
1 p.m. Carl Lewis Track
& Field Complex
March
11
Chicago Fire*
7 p.m. Carl Lewis Track
& Field Complex
March
14
Austin Aztex 5 p.m. Nelson Field, Austin TX
March
17
SJ Earthquakes 9 p.m. Kezar Stadium, San
Francisco CA
March
20
Chivas USA 9 p.m. Harter Stadium, Santa Barbara CA



*scrimmage