In a battle of tournament underdogs, the NASL’s Miami FC will host the USL’s Cincinnati FC Wednesday night in a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup quarterfinal. The game, rescheduled from July 12 due to inclement weather, will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET and be live streamed online (it will be embedded above when it’s made available). The winner will become the 13th lower division side to reach the Open Cup semifinals since 1996.
In a game filled with emotion, energy and sheer lunacy, Sporting Kansas City defeated the defending champion FC Dallas 3-0 in the Quarterfinals of the 2017 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup at Children’s Mercy Park.
Mitch Hildebrandt has been having a US Open Cup run for the ages, culminating with his performance against the Chicago Fire in which he made 10 saves and stopped three out of four penalty kick attempts to lift FC Cincinnati into the Quarterfinals.
The US Open Cup debuted in 1914, and since then has had different names and a variety of formats, but it has remained the national championship for the sport of soccer in the United States for more than a century.