Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Crowns First Four Champions of 2019
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Since its inception in 1980, Dallas Cup has hosted teams and referees from across 48 states, six continents and more than 100 countries.
A champion of the 2019 Gordon Jago Super Group will be crowned this Sunday at Toyota Stadium. The international showdown will feature La Liga’s Villarreal CF and Liga MX side Tigres.
DrPepper Dallas Cup is a youth soccer tournament for age groups U12 to U19 and averages more than 100,000 spectators during tournament week.
Dallas Cup Recap: Under 15 Championship
The Under 15 final was an international clash between Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany and Mexico’s Tigres at
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The German side continued to look for the elusive, equalizing goal, but it was not there in the end. The final whistle blew, thus crowning Tigres
Dallas Cup Recap: Univision Deportes Super 14s Championship
The last stadium game of the day was the nationally televised Univision Deportes Super 14s final between Eintracht Frankfurt and L.A. United Futbol Academy. Eintracht’s Luis Lange scored the first goal of the game in the 27th minute, tucking one past the L.A.
United keeper just inside the far post. In the 42nd minute, the German side added a second goal as Bennett Kruse connected on a beautiful left-footed strike. In the 57th minute, Luis Lange scored his second goal of the game, ripping a shot from outside the box past the L.A. United keeper. The final score ended 3-0 with Eintracht Frankfurt winning the Univision Deportes Super 14s title, the club’s fifth Dallas Cup title all-time.
Dallas Cup Recap: Under 14 Championship
The Under 14 final kicked off at 10:15am with Dallas Kicks Selecao squaring off against Rise SC Elite in a Texas showdown. This one was all Dallas Kicks, however, as they overwhelmed the Rise SC defense from the start of the match.
Edgar Munoz, Edson Marchan, and Joseph Rodriguez all bagged a brace in the lopsided affair. Patrick Novotny, Joshua Martinez, and Anthony Licea added goals as well for the Dallas Kicks side. The final whistle blew with the final score of 9-0 as Dallas Kicks Selecao hoisted the second “Boot and Ball” championship trophy of the day.
Dallas Cup Recap: Under 13 Championship
The Under 13 Championship kicked off the day from Toyota Stadium with a matchup between FC Dallas U13 Academy and Mexico’s Angeles Soccer Elite. Angeles Soccer Elite’s Angel Basturo scored the opening goal of the match in the 29th minute. The Mexican side added another goal just minutes later as Patricio Gonzalez found the back of the net to make the score 2-0. On the stroke of halftime, FC Dallas’ Gabriel Brandon pulled a goal back to make the score 2-1.
The goal before the break seemed to shift momentum as the local side came out with some extra energy in the second half. Alejandro Urzua scored in the 58th minute to level the game at 2-2. And with just three minutes remaining in regulation, FC Dallas’ Jack Minsky cleaned up a loose ball in front of net, capping off the impressive second half comeback. FC Dallas U13 Academy hoisted the “Boot and Ball” trophy following the 3-2 victory. It was the academy’s fourth Dallas Cup title in the past three years.
Dallas Cup Update:Easter Sunday – April 21
On Sunday, April 21, the champions of the U12, U16, U17, U18, U19, and Gordon Jago Super Group will be determined.
The Gordon Jago Super Group final is a nationally televised matchup between La Liga’s Villarreal CF and defending Super Group champion Tigres. Tickets are on sale now atwww.dallascup.com.
The championship match will be played on Sunday at 3:00 pm at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. The game will be broadcast live on Univision Deportes Network, the No. 1 Spanish-language cable sports channel in the nation.
Tickets are on sale now at www.dallascup.com
Youth soccer fans can watch the matches here.
Source: Dallas Cup press release
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