Dynamo to host USOC quarterfinal match
The Houston Dynamo will host a quarterfinal match in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Robertson Stadium, it was announced today. The Dynamo will face MLS rival Chivas USA.
Tickets for Tuesday’s match are available at HoustonDynamo.com or by calling (713) 276-7500. Dynamo season ticket holders can purchase tickets for a reduced price of $8, and all other tickets will cost $12. There will be no charge for parking at Tuesday’s game, and fans will enter on the Scott St. side of Robertson Stadium.
The Dynamo advanced to the quarterfinals with a 1-0 win over Miami FC last night at Robertson Stadium on a Lovel Palmer goal. Chivas USA advanced with a 1-0 home win over the Austin Aztex. A Houston win would send the Dynamo to the semifinals for the third time in five years. The tournament champion earns a spot in the qualifying round of the 2011-12 CONCACAF Champions League.
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is an annual single-elimination competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer. The tournament has crowned a champion for 95 consecutive years dating back to 1914. It is the oldest annual team tournament in U.S. sports history and among the oldest soccer tournaments of its type in the world.
The Dynamo return to Major League Soccer action tonight, facing Toronto FC at BMO Field at 6 p.m. CT.