U.S. Open Cup qualifying road set for 10 MLS teams

U.S. Open Cup qualifying road set for 10 MLS teams

U.S. Open Cup

U.S. Open Cup qualifying road set for 10 MLS teams

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Two Major League Soccer-specific spots in the U.S. Open Cup remain up for grabs, and the qualifying path for the 10 teams vying for those spots has been set.

Chivas USA, D.C. United, the Philadelphia Union and Portland Timbers will all have to win three games to gain entry, while the Colorado Rapids, Houston Dynamo, Chicago Fire, San Jose Earthquakes, Sporting Kansas City and New England Revolution will only have to win two. Here's the qualifying slate, although dates, times and locations are all TBA:

First Round: Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA; D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union

Second Round: Portland/Chivas vs San Jose; D.C./Philadelphia vs. New England; Colorado vs. Chicago; Houston vs. Sporting KC

Third Round: Portland/Chivas/San Jose vs. Colorado/Chicago; D.C./Philadelphia/N.E. vs. Houston/SKC

Who do you see gaining entry? Wish the set-up was different?

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