Dynamo Charities Cup
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|Host country||United States|
|Dates||July 24 (2013)|
|Teams||2 (from 2 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Houston (2013) (3rd title)|
The Dynamo Charities Cup is an annual friendly match putting the Houston Dynamo against an international opponent, with a portion of the match’s proceeds donated to charity. The 2014 edition will feature Houston Dynamo versus Premier League team Aston Villa on July 26, 2014.
- 1 Format
- 2 Venue
- 3 Charities Cup matches
- 4 External links
Each team will face each other only once at the host team's venue. A max of 10 substitutions are allowed; re-entry is not allowed unless a goalkeeper injury is sustained. If the match is tied after 90 minutes, a penalty shootout will be implemented.
Only one city has served as the venue of the Dynamo Charities Cup. The Dynamo began play in their new stadium in May of the 2012 season.
|Houston, Texas||Houston, Texas|
|Robertson Stadium||BBVA Compass Stadium|
|Capacity: 32,000||Capacity: 22,000|
|2009 – 2011||2012 –|
Charities Cup matches
|†||Match decided by a penalty shootout|
|Bold||Won their respective league within the year before or after Cup|
|2009||Houston||2 – 1||Monterrey||Robertson Stadium||10,456|
|2010||Houston||4 – 0||Águila||Robertson Stadium||11,843|
|2011||Houston||0 – 2||Bolton||Robertson Stadium||13,612|
|2012||Houston||1 – 2||Valencia||BBVA Compass Stadium||22,039|
|2013||Houston||2 - 0||Stoke||BBVA Compass Stadium||14,123|
|2014||Houston||0 - 1||Aston Villa||BBVA Compass Stadium||20,514|
Kickoff times are in CDT.
2009: vs. Monterrey
|October 11, 2009||Houston||2 – 1||Monterrey||Robertson Stadium
|20:00 CST||Cameron 63'
|Report||82' Zavala||Attendance: 10,456
2010: vs. Águila
|June 19, 2010||Houston||4 – 0||Águila||Robertson Stadium
|20:00 CST||Ngwenya 16'
2011: vs. Bolton (Trans-Atlantic Challenge)
|July 20, 2011||Houston||0 – 2||Bolton||Robertson Stadium
|19:30 CST||Report|| 32' Klasnić
2012: vs. Valencia (BBVA Compass Cup)
|May 31, 2012||Houston||1 – 2||Valencia||BBVA Compass Stadium
|19:30 CST||Carr 14'||Report||2' 17' Aduriz||Attendance: 22,039
2013: vs. Stoke City (BBVA Compass Cup)
|July 24, 2013||Houston||2 - 0||Stoke||BBVA Compass Stadium
|20:00 CST||Driver 11'
2014: vs. Aston Villa F.C (BBVA Compass Cup)
|July 26, 2014||Houston||0 - 1||Aston Villa||BBVA Compass Stadium
|20:00 CST||Bennett 41'||||Attendance: 20,514