This is the second straight year that the two Texas Derby rivals have met in the US Open Cup. Last year FC Dallas came away with a victory in that contest.
Houston is coming off a fourth round victory over PDL side Laredo Heat 1-0. In league play, the Dynamo are coming off four straight losses. Earlier this season, these two sides met at BBVA Compass Stadium where FC Dallas ran up the score 4-1 in route to another victory over their rivals.
Venue: BBVA Compass Stadium
National TV: none
Local TV: none
Internet broadcast: FCDallas.com
Twitter handles to follow: @FCDallas, @HoustonDynamo