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U.S. Open Cup potential quarterfinal pairings released

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By DAN KARELL

A week ahead of the Fourth Round in the 2013 U.S. Open Cup, the potential winners will know where they are next headed.

On Wednesday, U.S. Soccer revealed the draw for the quarterfinals of the competition, set to take place on June 26. Six Major League Soccer stadiums could potentially host a match in the quarterfinals, while a potential D.C. United home match would be played at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, Maryland.

The Charleston Battery of USL-Pro could also potentially host a match in the quarterfinals stage, provided they defeat Real Salt Lake in the fourth round. 12 of the 16 eligible MLS teams remain in the competition heading into the next match day on June 12.

Here’s a closer look at the quarterfinal round draw:

New England Revolution (MLS)/New York Red Bulls (MLS) winner at D.C. United (MLS)
Maryland SoccerPlex; Boyds, Md.
Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. ET

OR

New England Revolution (MLS)/New York Red Bulls (MLS) winner at Philadelphia Union (MLS)
PPL Park; Chester, Pa.
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET

 

Sporting Kansas City (MLS)/Orlando City SC (USL PRO) winner at Chicago Fire (MLS)
Toyota Park; Bridgeview, Ill.
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. CT

OR

Sporting Kansas City (MLS)/Orlando City SC (USL PRO) winner at Columbus Crew (MLS)
Columbus Crew Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET

 

Carolina RailHawks (NASL)/Chivas USA (MLS) winner at Real Salt Lake (MLS)
Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. MT

OR

Carolina RailHawks (NASL)/Chivas USA (MLS) winner at Charleston Battery (USL PRO)
Blackbaud Stadium; Charleston, S.C.
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET

 

Portland Timbers (MLS)/Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) winner at FC Dallas (MLS)
FC Dallas Stadium; Frisco, Texas
Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m. CT

OR

Portland Timbers (MLS)/Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) winner at Houston Dynamo (MLS)
BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. CT

4 comments
  • Jeb

    Seeing the carolina railhawks reminded me of Gale Agbossoumonde…how has he done for toronto this year?

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  • CubesCompanion

    I wish I was in Utah for the RSL v Railhawks game (Im assuming they will both win). That should be a really good game.

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