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Generation Adidas Cup comes to Houston Sports Park

Central Region qualifying for the 2016-17 Generation Adidas Cup comes to Houston Sports Park this Friday, Saturday, and Monday. The GA Cup pits 19 MLS U-17 academy sides against each other in one of the premier competitive youth soccer tournaments in North America.

The first round of qualifying took place in Kansas City over Columbus Day weekend last fall. The top teams from each group will advance to face international competition in the 2017 Generation adidas Cup Finals at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas from April 7 to April 15, 2017. Teams are awarded 3 points for a win, 2 points for a PK shootout win, 1 point for a PK shootout loss, and 0 points for a loss.

Check out the current Central Region standings, last round's results and this weekend's schedule below.

Central Region

Team Pts W L D (PK Wins) GF GA GD
FC Dallas 9 3 0 0 18 5 13
Toronto FC 9 3 0 0 10 5 5
Sporting Kansas City 5 1 1 1 (1) 9 11 -2
Houston Dynamo 3 1 2 0 6 11 -5
Chicago Fire 1 0 2 1 4 10 -6
Columbus Crew SC 0 0 3 0 5 10 -5
Date Match Time Location Field
Oct. 7, 2016 Toronto FC 3, Houston 2 2 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 7, 2016 FC Dallas 4, Crew SC 1 4:30 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 7, 2016 Sporting KC 2, Chicago 2 (6-5 in PKs) 7 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 8, 2016 FC Dallas 7, Houston 0 2 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 8, 2016 Toronto FC 4, Chicago 1 4:30 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 8, 2016 Sporting KC 3, Crew SC 2 7 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 10, 2016 Toronto FC 3, Crew SC 2 9 AM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 10, 2016 Houston 4, Chicago 1 11:30 AM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Oct. 10, 2016 FC Dallas 7, Sporting KC 4 2 PM CT SWOPE Soccer Village Ch'ship
Feb. 17, 2017 Chicago Fire vs. FC Dallas 2 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #2
Feb. 17, 2017 Toronto FC vs. Sporting Kansas City 4:30 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #3
Feb. 17, 2017 Houston Dynamo vs. Columbus Crew SC 7 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #2
Feb. 18, 2017 FC Dallas vs. Toronto FC 2 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #3
Feb. 18, 2017 Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew SC 4:30 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #2
Feb. 18, 2017 Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo 7 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #3
Feb. 20, 2017 Houston Dynamo vs. Toronto FC 9 am CT Houston Sports Park Field #2
Feb. 20, 2017 Chicago Fire vs. Sporting Kansas City 11:30 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #3
Feb. 20, 2017 FC Dallas vs. Columbus Crew SC 2 pm CT Houston Sports Park Field #2
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