Club would host quarterfinal match at Kennesaw State University against winner of Chicago-FC Cincinnati
Atlanta United will play Miami FC at Riccardo Silva Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28 in the Round of 16 for the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, U.S. Soccer announced today. In a full release of the final bracket, Atlanta United was drawn into the South Region alongside Miami FC, Chicago Fire and FC Cincinnati.
The winner of Atlanta United-Miami FC match will host the winner of Chicago Fire-FC Cincinnati. If Atlanta were to advance, they would host the quarterfinal match at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium. That date is tentatively scheduled for July 11, although the window of July 7-16 is available for consideration. The 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Competition Key Dates can be found here.
Atlanta United advanced to the Round of 16 by defeating Charleston Battery 3-2 on Wednesday night in front of 9,458 fans at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. After a 2-hour, 42-minute delay due to inclement weather, Atlanta prevailed with goals from Kevin Kratz, Josef Martinez and Brandon Vazquez to move into the Round of 16 in the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The full Round of 16 schedule is listed below:
|6/28||New England Revolution vs. D.C. United||7:30pm ET||Jordan Field (Harvard University); Boston, Mass.|
|6/28||New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union||7:30pm ET||Red Bull Arena; Harrison, N.J.|
|6/28||Miami FC vs. Atlanta United FC||7:30pm ET||Riccardo Silva Stadium (Fla. International Univ.); Miami, Fla.|
|6/28||FC Cincinnati vs. Chicago Fire||7:30pm ET||Nippert Stadium (Univ. of Cincinnati); Cincinnati, Ohio|
|TBD||Houston Dynamo vs. Sporting Kansas City||TBD||BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas|
|TBD||FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids||TBD||Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas|
|6/28||San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC||7:30pm PT||Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Calif.|
|6/28||Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Sacramento Republic FC||7:30pm PT||StubHub Center; Carson, Calif.|