How to Watch: Atlanta United hosts Indy Eleven in quarterfinals of Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

Match Preview How To Watch Atlanta United vs. Indy Eleven Quarterfinals Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Tuesday, July 9

First Touches

  • Atlanta United is one of eight teams that remain in contention for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup trophy from an original field of 96 teams. The last eight consists of five MLS clubs and three from the USL Championship.
  • The winner of Tuesday's match will advance to the semifinals scheduled for August 27-28.
  • Atlanta United is looking to bounce back after an extended MLS road trip. The team dropped results at New England Revolution and Real Salt Lake during Fourth of July week.
  • Following Tuesday's match in Kennesaw, Atlanta United hits the road for an away match in MLS play against CF Montréal on Saturday, July 13. Then, it's back-to-back home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the 5-Stripes next week against New York City FC and Columbus Crew.
  • Atlanta United will wear the Resurgens Kit on Tuesday | Learn the story

Match Details

  • Date: Tuesday, July 9
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Fifth Third Stadium in Kennesaw
  • Tickets: View Tickets

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Atlanta United's Open Cup run up to this point

To reach the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, Atlanta United has earned two wins in the tournament. The first was in the Round of 32 against Charlotte Independence back in May at the site of Tuesday's match, Fifth Third Stadium. Atlanta United handled the USL League One side with a 3-0 clean sheet in goalkeeper Josh Cohen's club debut.

Cohen came up big in the team's next match in the Round of 16 against Charleston Battery of the USL Championship. After going scoreless in regulation and extra time, the match on May 21 was decided on penalty kicks. After both teams made four of their first five kicks, center back Stian Gregersen made the sixth for Atlanta, and Cohen stopped Charleston's sixth attempt to secure the first penalty shootout win in club history.

About Indy Eleven

Indy Eleven is a club created in 2013 and based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The team plays in the USL Championship and is led by head coach Sean McAuley. After playing at Lucas Oil Stadium for a few seasons, home of the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL, the club moved back to its original home of Carroll Stadium for the 2021 USL Championship season. Next year, the club will move to its new home Eleven Park, a development project that includes a 20,000-seat, soccer-specific stadium.

Indy Eleven enters Tuesday's matchup third place in their conference, one spot below Atlanta's previous Open Cup opponent Charleston Battery. Tuesday marks Atlanta United's first-ever meeting with the club.

What is the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup?

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is a single-elimination competition that includes various teams from American soccer leagues. It is the longest running national soccer competition in the U.S. Atlanta United won the competition in 2019. After two years of the competition not being held due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlanta United entered the 2022 tournament as defending champions. They played MLS club Nashville SC in the Round of 32 but were eliminated.

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