HOUSTON, TEXAS (January 26, 2019) The Houston Dynamo and Rio Grande Valley FC took to the pitch inside BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston on Saturday. The 3,000-plus fans in attendance to witness the free scrimmage saw the two teams play three 30-minute periods with 15 minute breaks between periods. The first period was a 1-0 win for the Dynamo, with forward Alberth Elis scoring the goal off a assist by defender A.J. DeLaGarza. The second period saw the Dynamo and RGV battle to a scoreless draw. The third period was a match up consisting of mostly RGV players, with the Gray Squad besting the Blue Squad by the score of 1-0. The Dynamo and RGV will continue training on Monday, January 28, with a second scrimmage occurring on Tuesday, January 29. The Dynamo kicks off their 2019 schedule on March 2 against Real Salt Lake.