FC Dallas midfielder Kellyn Acosta and the U-20 U.S. Men's National Team are in New Zealand for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The World Cup kicks off locally May 30 and ends June 20. The U-20s were drawn into a group with Myanmar, Ukraine, and the host country New Zeleand.
Acosta is projected to start as a center midfielder along with ex-FCD Academy player, and captain of the US U-20s, Emerson Hyndman. After playing in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Acosta became the youngest member of the US squad at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Some other highly-touted players in the tournament to keep an eye on are Andreas Pereira (Brazil), Julian Brandt (Germany), Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria), Gedion Zelalem (USA) and Hirving Lozano (Mexico).
Here's the schedule and how to watch each game on your TV, phone, computer, and tablet:
USMNT U-20s vs. Myanmar
Fox Sports 1 Channel Listings
Time Warner Cable: 56
AT&T U-verse: 652
Final: USA 2, Myanmar 1
Friday, May 29 at 11:00pm CT
USMNT U-20s vs. New Zealand
Final: USA 4, New Zealand 0
Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00am CT
USMNT U-20s vs. Ukraine
Final: USA 0, Ukraine 3
Friday, June 5 at 2:00am CT
USMNT U-20s vs. Colombia (Round of 16)
When: Wednesday, June 10 at 2:30am CT
TV: Fox Sports 1
Computer/Tablet/Phone: Fox Soccer 2GO
Tonight's match against Sporting KC is beign aired nationally on UniMas, so we thought it would be best to get you acquainted with the station and how you can watch the game either on your TV, phone, computer or tablet. Here's a rundown that should explain everything:
UniMas on TV
Here's your list of local TV providers with Univision Deportes. For details on how to get English commentary using the SAP feature head to MLSsoccer.com/SAP
Time Warner Cable - Channel 20
DirecTV - Channel 408
Uverse - Channel 20 or 1020 (HD)
DISH - Channel 271
You can watch tonight's game on your computer through a live stream on the Univision Deportes website. CLICK HERE to access the live stream at 8:00PM central. For English commentary, select that from the dropdown menu in the streaming window. Note: Comcast users will not be able to watch the online stream.
FC Dallas learned its first opponent in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tonight as OKC Energy FC topped fellow USL-side Tulsa Roughnecks FC, 1-0.
The two teams played a scoreless game until the 82nd minute when Peter Toth scored the lone goal of the match on a shot from distance outside the box.
FC Dallas will now host Energy FC in a fourth-round matchup on June 16 at 8 p.m. at the Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium on the campus of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.
Oklahoma City played against the FC Dallas Reserves last season at Toyota Stadium in a game which the FCD reserve squad won, 1-0.
Tickets are now available here.
FC Dallas midfielder Fabian Castillo was named to the MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week for Week 12. Castillo has made TOTW six times already this season. This makes it six weeks in a row FC Dallas has had at least one player included on the list.
M: Fabian Castillo (FC Dallas) - Was electric in a losing effort for Dallas, wreaking havoc on defenders all night long.
View the highlights from Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Montreal Impact
The draw for the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup fourth round was held on Thursday evening, the round in which MLS teams enter the fray with almost every team paired up against a geographically close minor league team.
FC Dallas was drawn as the host of the winner between USL's Oklahoma City Energy FC and Tulsa Roughnecks and the match will take place on Tuesday, June 16th at 8:00PM. We will have a special venue for this one with the match taking place at TCU's Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium, the home of TCU women's soccer. The fantastic facility is a grass field and can host about 2,000 fans plus more standing room so it should be a fantastic evening and atmosphere as we get the LHUSOC kicked off in Cowtown.
Oklahoma City will play at Tulsa on Wednesday, May 27th to decide which team will travel south to face FC Dallas in the fourth round matchup.
Ticket information for this match will be released in the near future.
When: May 20th
Where: Winfrey Point at White Rock Lake
Event title: Dallas Marathon Kickoff 5k Event
Summary: The Mobile Marketing Tour visited Winfrey point at White Rock Lake for the Dallas Marathon kickoff 5k event. Included at this event was an opportunity for runners and fans to put their soccer skills to the test and shoot on a goal branded with tour sponsors. There was also a prize wheel where anyone had the opportunity to spin and win prizes such as glow in the dark soccer balls, key chains, sunglasses, and rally towels! A great attendance of an estimated 250+ people made the event a major success.
This is it. The 2015 UEFA Champions League Final is down to Juventus FC and Barcelona FC, and we want you there to watch all the action on Saturday, June 6 at the Granada Theater in Dallas! Hang out with Tex Hooper and the FCD Girls, and enter to win prizes - all while watching the Champions League's best compete for the European Champion Clubs' Cup! This event is 21-and-up and doors will open at 12:45 p.m. for kickoff at 1:45. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For more information, visit GranadaTheater.com
FC Dallas defender Walker Zimmerman was named to the MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week for Week 11. This is Zimmerman's first Team of the Week honor of the season, and marks the fifth straight week that FC Dallas has had at least one player included on the list.
When: May 17th
Where: Fair Park
Event Title: Festival de Mayo
Summary: The FC Dallas Soccer Tour traveled to Fair Park to participate in Univision’s annual Festival de Mayo event on Sunday, May 17th from 12:00 – 6:00pm. The event, presented by Fiesta & Univision, brings free family entertainment to the Dallas area through a products and services exposition as well as live music. Featured at the event were performances from Latin artists Banda Los Recoditos, Jonaton Sanchez, Kevin Ortiz, La Leyenda, and Pesado. With a large crowd in attendance, the exhibitors were able to connect with many potential customers in both a professional and entertaining environment. Those that participated in the FC Dallas Soccer Tour expo had the opportunity to shoot on goal for Tour sponsor prizes. Great turnout from FC Dallas fans!