Full U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round Draw: Cascadia Collides


MLS Beat Writer

The fourth round draw was held Thursday night for this year’s U.S. Open Cup, presenting some interesting potential match-ups.

The 17 American Major League Soccer clubs entered in this round of 32, requiring one lucky pair of MLS sides to face each other.  The third round is scheduled for next week, but the teams involved know who and where they will play if they advance.

Highlights include a potential New York Cosmos meeting with New York City, and yet another Cascadia match between Seattle and Portland.

All the listings below place the home team on the left.

June 16th

New York City FC vs. Jersey Express or New York Cosmos vs. New York City FC

Philadelphia Union vs. Harrisburg City Islanders/Rochester Rhinos

New York Red Bulls vs. Chattanooga FC/Atlanta Silverbacks

Sporting Kansas City vs. St. Louis FC/Minnesota United

FC Dallas vs. Oklahoma City Energy/Tulsa Roughnecks

Houston Dynamo vs. Austin Aztex/San Antonio Scorpions

Colorado Rapids vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks/Real Monarchs

San Jose Earthquakes – Sacramento Republic/Chula Vista FC

Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers

Chicago Fire vs. Indy Eleven/Louisville City FC

June 17

Charleston Battery vs. Orlando City SC or Orlando City SC vs. Ft. Lauderdale Strikers

New England Revolution vs. Carolina Railhawks/Charlotte Independence

 Jacksonville Armada/Richmond Kickers vs. Columbus Crew SC

Pittsburgh Riverhounds/Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. DC United

Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders 2/Portland Timbers 2

LA Galaxy vs. Ventura County Fusion/PSA Elite

In 15 match-ups between MLS and lower-division opponents, the top flight will host at least 11. Three NASL teams will host matches if they advance, and one USL side will hold the same distinction.


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