Regardless who wins the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 game between the Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union Wednesday night, the victor will play away in the quarterfinals.
U.S. Soccer announced earlier in the day that the survivorof the New England Revolution-D.C. United confrontaton would host a quarterfinal match against the Red Bull Arena winner.
If New England wins, the quarterfinal will be at Jordan Field at Harvard University in Boston, according to a draw.
If United advances, elite match will be at Maryland Soccerplex, Boyds, Md.
If the Red Bulls and the Revs win, they will play in Boston July 13. If the Union and New England prevails, Philly will meet the Revs there July 11. Kickoff times for both possible games is 7:30 p.m.
If New York and D.C. earn victories, they me face off in Boyds, Md. July 13 at 7:30 p.m. If Philadelphia and United win, they will play in Boyds July 13 at 7 p.m.
Following the quarterfinals, a concluding draw will take place to determine the hosting scenarios for the tournament semifinals and final.
The Round of 16 began Tuesday night when host FC Dallas defeated the Colorado Rapids 3-1 in an all-Major League Soccer match-up. The seven remaining Round of 16 games will be played Wednesday night with the first coming at 6:30 p.m. ET when Houston Dynamo (MLS) welcome Sporting Kansas City (MLS) to BBVA Compass Stadium.
Three Division II clubs remain in the competition and Miami FC (North American Soccer League) will get first crack at a “cupset” tonight when it hosts Division I newcomers Atlanta United FC (MLS) at 7:30 p.m. ET. A half-hour later FC Cincinnati (USL) will take on Chicago Fire (MLS) in a nationally televised showdown on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and the ESPN App at 8 p.m. ET.
The Round of 16 action closes out west when Sacramento Republic FC (United Soccer League) take aim at the LA Galaxy (MLS) at 10:30 p.m. ET in what will be the final upset bid of the evening.
Additional matches include all-MLS matchups between New England Revolution (vs. D.C. United (MLS) at 7:30 p.m. ET, New York Red Bulls (MLS) vs. Philadelphia Union (MLS) at 8 p.m. ET and San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) at 10:30 p.m. ET. All of Wednesday’s games will be broadcast on ussoccer.com with the exception of the FC Cincinnati vs. Chicago Fire match.
2017 U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal Schedule Scenarios
|July 11||New England Revolution (MLS) vs. Philadelphia Union (MLS)||7:30 p.m. ET||Jordan Field (Harvard University); Boston, Mass.|
|July 13||New England Revolution (MLS) vs. New York Red Bulls (MLS)||7:30 p.m. ET||Jordan Field (Harvard University); Boston, Mass.|
|July 12||D.C. United (MLS) vs. Philadelphia Union (MLS)||7 p.m. ET||Maryland SoccerPlex; Boyds, Md.|
|July 13||D.C. United (MLS) vs. New York Red Bulls (MLS)||7 p.m. ET||Maryland SoccerPlex; Boyds, Md.|
|July 12||Miami FC (NASL) vs. FC Cincinnati (USL)/Chicago Fire (MLS) winner||7:30 p.m. ET||Riccardo Silva Stadium (Fla. International Univ.); Miami, Fla.|
|July 11||Atlanta United FC (MLS) vs. Chicago Fire (MLS)||7:30 p.m. ET||Fifth Third Bank Stadium (Kennesaw State Univ.); Kennesaw, Ga.|
|July 12||Atlanta United FC (MLS) vs. FC Cincinnati (USL)||7:30 p.m. ET||Fifth Third Bank Stadium (Kennesaw State Univ.); Kennesaw, Ga.|
|Houston Dynamo (MLS) vs. FC Dallas (MLS)||7:30
|BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas|
|July 11||Sporting Kansas City (MLS) vs. FC Dallas (MLS)||7:30 p.m. CT||Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.|
|July 10||San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)||7:30 p.m. PT||Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Calif.|
|July 11||San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) vs. Sacramento Republic FC (USL)||7:30 p.m. PT||Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Calif.|
|July 12||Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)/Sacramento Republic FC (USL) winner||7:30 p.m. PT||Starfire Sports Complex; Tukwila, Wash.|
Semifinals Aug. 8-9
Final Sept. 20