Tuesday, December 15, 2009

KC's Second Game Moved

It didn't take very long for the Wizards to have a schedule change for the 2010 season. Today the Wizards announced that they wouldn't be playing the Houston Dynamo the second game of the season, on Saturday, April 3rd.

The Dynamo sent out the below email that gives an explanation as to why the game was moved. The game was moved as the Dynamo will now be taking on Real Salt Lake Thursday, April 1st:

Dynamo’s 2010 home opener to be held Thursday, April 1

Match against Real Salt Lake moved to fill national television slot

HOUSTON, TX (Tuesday, December 15, 2009) -- The Houston Dynamo will open their 2010 regular season home schedule with a nationally-televised, Thursday-night game against defending MLS Cup champion Real Salt Lake on April 1, 2010, it was announced today.

The game, originally scheduled to be played on Saturday, April 3 against the Kansas City Wizards, will be shown live on ESPN2 and will kick off at 8 p.m. CT at the University of Houston’s Robertson Stadium. The Dynamo will be looking to improve upon the best home record in MLS regular season play (.713 winning percentage) since moving to Houston beginning with the 2006 season.

The 2010 regular season will kick off the previous week, with the Dynamo traveling to face in-state rival FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas, on Saturday, March 27. Houston is 3-0-1 in season series against FC Dallas.

The Houston Dynamo are a Major League Soccer franchise that has won two MLS Cup championships in its first four seasons and represented the United States in four consecutive regional championships. Houston Dynamo season tickets are on sale now for the 2010 season, including tickets for the Dynamo’s entire home schedule and the MLS All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium. For more information, log on to www.HoustonDynamo.com or call (713) 276-7500.

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