SEATTLE, WA – Following tonight’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinal against two-time defending champions, Seattle Sounders FC (9 p.m. CT, streamed LIVE on FCDallas.com), FC Dallas returns home from its nine-day road trip to face Tigres UANL Saturday night in the second leg of the Rio Grande Plate. That match is set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT at Pizza Hut Park.
The first leg of the home-and-away aggregate goal competition finished 2-1 on March 23. FC Dallas stormed back to tie its Rio Grande Plate partners 1-1 in the 53rd minute on a spectacular goal by Andrew Wiedeman, but Tigres stood tall at home, getting a game-winner from Francisco Acuna in the 82nd minute to defeat the MLS side 2-1 in Monterrey, Mexico.
FC Dallas will not train on Thursday, Sept. 1, the team’s first day off since departing for Toronto on Tuesday, Aug. 23 for an eventual 1-0 victory against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage. The team will train on the stadium field at Pizza Hut Park at 8:30 a.m. CT on Friday, Sept. 2.
Weekly Training Schedule (All Times Central)
|Tuesday, August 30||9 p.m.||U.S. Open Cup semifinal||Tukwila, WA|
|Wednesday, August 31||2:10 p.m.||Travel to DFW||---|
|Thursday, September 1||---||Off||---|
|Friday, September 2||8:30 a.m.||Training||Stadium Field|
|Saturday, September 3||7:30 p.m.||vs. Tigres||Pizza Hut Park|
*All training sessions open to the public unless otherwise noted.