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Houston Dynamo to host Colorado Rapids in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup’s Round of 16 on June 30

The Houston Dynamo will host the Colorado Rapids at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30 at BBVA Compass Stadium in the round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

The 2015 U.S. Open Cup marks the 102nd edition of the oldest club competition in the United States. The single-elimination tournament features clubs across all levels of the U.S. Soccer pyramid. The Open Cup champion receives a place in the CONCACAF Champions League next year.

“We are delighted to be hosting a good team with fantastic players like the Rapids,” said Dynamo head coach Owen Coyle. “Having the opportunity to play at home provides us with a great advantage. We want to encourage all fans to come out and support our team as we try to move on to the next round.”

Houston Dynamo club and field seat holders will have a private window through 10 a.m. Monday to purchase their Dynamo season ticket location for this U.S. Open Cup match. Also at 10 a.m. Monday, 100-level Club and field tickets will go on sale to the general public for $25 each. 100-level sideline seats will also be on sale for $20 each. Fans can purchase tickets by logging on to HoustonDynamo.com, calling 713-276-GOAL, or contacting their customer service representative.

This will be the first-ever U.S. Open Cup tilt between the Houston Dynamo and Colorado Rapids. Both teams battled to a scoreless draw on March 28 at BBVA Compass Stadium in their only MLS meeting to date this season.