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U.S. Soccer unveils Open Cup Round of 16 pairings, quarterfinal hosts

CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – U.S. Soccer unveiled the Round of 16 pairings and hosts as well as the potential Quarterfinal matchups for the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Thursday. With the Round of 16 Bracket set, all remaining teams will know their potential path to the tournament Final. The Round of 16 will be played on Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday, June 28.

A total of 13 Fourth Round winners from Major League Soccer (Division I) were joined by three Division II sides, Miami FC from the North American Soccer League and FC Cincinnati and Sacramento Republic from the United Soccer League. These 16 clubs were divided into four geographic regions ahead of the Draw: Central, East, South, and West. Teams were then randomly selected and placed into brackets according to the order they were drawn in their region.

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The winners that advance from the upper bracket in each region will host the Quarterfinals from July 7-16. Following the Quarterfinals, a concluding Draw will take place (date TBD) to determine the hosting scenarios for the tournament Semifinals and Final.


Click to download printable bracket.

Thursday’s Draw was conducted at U.S. Soccer House in Chicago, with U.S. Soccer Development Council member Ivaldo Basso serving as the official Draw assistant.

2017 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 (June 27-28)

Date Game Time Venue
June 28 New England Revolution (MLS) vs. D.C. United (MLS) 7:30 p.m. ET Jordan Field (Harvard University); Boston, Mass.
June 28 New York Red Bulls (MLS) vs. Philadelphia Union (MLS) 7:30 p.m. ET Red Bull Arena; Harrison, N.J.
June 28 Miami FC (NASL) vs. Atlanta United FC (MLS) 7:30 p.m. ET Riccardo Silva Stadium (Fla. International Univ.); Miami, Fla.
June 28 FC Cincinnati (USL) vs. Chicago Fire (MLS) 7:30 p.m. ET Nippert Stadium (Univ. of Cincinnati); Cincinnati, Ohio
TBD FC Dallas (MLS) vs. Colorado Rapids (MLS) TBD Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas
TBD Houston Dynamo (MLS) vs. Sporting Kansas City (MLS) TBD BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas
June 28 San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) 7:30 p.m. PT Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Calif.
June 28 Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) vs. Sacramento Republic FC (USL) 7:30 p.m. PT StubHub Center Track Stadium; Carson, Calif.

Quarterfinals (July 7-16)

Date Game Time Venue
TBD New England Revolution (MLS) vs. New York Red Bulls (MLS)/Philadelphia Union (MLS) winner TBD Jordan Field (Harvard University); Boston, Mass.
   -or-
TBD D.C. United (MLS) vs. New York Red Bulls (MLS)/Philadelphia Union (MLS) winner TBD Maryland SoccerPlex; Boyds, Md.
TBD Miami FC (NASL) vs. FC Cincinnati (USL)/Chicago Fire (MLS) winner TBD Riccardo Silva Stadium (Fla. International Univ.); Miami, Fla.
   -or-
TBD Atlanta United FC (MLS) vs. FC Cincinnati (USL)/Chicago Fire (MLS) winner TBD Fifth Third Bank Stadium (Kennesaw State Univ.); Kennesaw, Ga.
TBD Houston Dynamo (MLS) vs. FC Dallas (MLS)/Colorado Rapids (MLS) winner TBD BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas
   -or-
TBD Sporting Kansas City (MLS) vs. FC Dallas (MLS)/Colorado Rapids (MLS) winner TBD Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.
TBD San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)/Sacramento Republic FC (USL) winner TBD Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Calif.
   -or-
TBD Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)/Sacramento Republic FC (USL) winner TBD Starfire Sports Complex; Tukwila, Wash.

Semifinals            Aug. 8-9
Final                      Sept. 20