Generation Cup
Jennifer Tobias

ACADEMY: FC Dallas U-17s Open Generation Adidas Cup Qualifying in Toronto

FRISCO - The Academy season is just beginning, but it's already time to start thinking ahead to Tournament Week 2019.

FC Dallas' U-17 team is in Toronto this weekend as qualifying for the 2019 Generation adidas Cup begins with three matches against other MLS foes. 

There are 21 MLS teams in total vying for placement in the Champions Division for the annual international tournament held at the Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco. Dallas has been drawn into Group B with Sporting KC, Montreal Impact, Toronto FC, Houston Dynamo, Columbus Crew SC and Chicago Fire. In the round robin qualification stage, only the top two teams from each group and two wild card teams with the best second place finish will advance to the Champions Division, competing against the top Academy teams from around the world.

Results

  • FC Dallas 3, Sporting KC 0: Dante Sealy scored a brace and Ricardo Pepi added another for Dallas as they topped Sporting KC in the opening game of 2019 qualifying 
  • FC Dallas 2, Montreal Impact 1: Sealy  and Pepi both strike again FCD its second win of the weekend over Montreal
  • FC Dallas 2, Toronto FC 1: Jonathan Gomez and Collin Smith each tally as Dallas completes a perfect 3-0 weekend north of the border

U-17 GA Cup Qualifying Schedule

Date Match Info Location
Oct. 5 FC Dallas vs Sporting Kansas City W, 3-0 Toronto, Ont.
Oct. 6 FC Dallas vs Montreal Impact  W, 2-1 Toronto, Ont.
Oct. 8 FC Dallas vs Toronto FC W, 2-1 Toronto, Ont.
Oct. 28 FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo 1:00PM Round Rock, TX
Feb. 16 FC Dallas vs Columbus Crew SC 10:00AM Houston, TX
Feb. 18 FC Dallas vs Chicago Fire 12:00 PM Houston, TX
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