Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Crowns First Four Champions of 2019

Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Crowns First Four Champions of 2019

 

DALLAS, Texas (Saturday, Apr. 20) – The Dr Pepper Dallas Cup, the oldest and most prestigious international youth soccer tournament in the United States, kicked off “Championship Weekend” today at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. The champions of the Under 15, Univision Deportes Super 14s, Under 14, and Under 13 age brackets were decided with four teams hoisting “Boot and Ball” championship trophies.

 

Under 15 Championship

The Under 15 final was an international clash between Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany and Mexico’s Tigres at 12:00pm. Denilson Lira started the scoring for Tigres in the 7th minute, putting the Mexican side ahead 1-0. In the 11th minute, Eintracht Frankfurt’s Yannick Freischland equalized the match from the penalty mark. Five minutes later, Tigres’ Anghelo Lopez scored a penalty kick of his own, putting Tigres back ahead 2-1. In the 45th minute, Alfonso Rosales added a third goal for Tigres, giving the Liga MX side a two-goal cushion. Eintracht Frankfurt’s Mehdi Loune cut into the deficit with a goal in the 60th minute, bringing the score to 3-2. 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 the 2019 Under 15 champion. Tigres’ U19 side will vie for the Gordon Jago Super Group title on Sunday against Spain’s Villarreal CF.

 

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.

 

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.  

 

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.

 

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 at www.dallascup.com.

8:30am

Toyota Stad.

U16 Final

Solar U16 ECNL (USA)
vs.
Toronto FC Academy (CAN)

Streamed live on FloFC.com

10:30am

Toyota Stad.

U17 Final

Phoenix Rising FC Scottsdale (USA)
vs.
Queretaro FC (MEX)

Streamed live on FloFC.com

11:00am

Toyota Soccer Center #17

U12 Final
Toronto FC Academy (CAN)
vs.
FC Dallas U12 Academy South (USA)

Streamed live on Dallas Cup Facebook
Or YouTube

12:30pm

Toyota Stad.

U18 Final

FC Dallas Youth Premier (USA)
vs.
Maplebrook Elite (USA)

 

Streamed live on FloFC.com

3:00pm

Toyota Stad.

U19 Gordon Jago Super Group Final

Villarreal CF (ESP)
vs.
Tigres (MEX)

 

Live on Univision Deportes Network and www.univision.com/deportes

5:15pm

Toyota Stad.

U19 Final
Houston Dynamo Academy (USA)
vs.
FC Golden State White (USA)

Streamed live on FloFC.com

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