Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Quarterfinal Round Preview

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup returns to action tonight with the quarterfinal round. Of the four matches, only one is an all-MLS matchup.

Let's look at all four matches and see who plays who and where for the semifinal round.


San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) at Seattle Sounders (MLS)

Site: Kezar Stadium, San Francisco, CA.

Time: 10:30 p.m. ET

The Seattle Sounders have won the last three U.S. Open Cups, so you know they will be taking this match seriously, something MLS clubs are not known for, with a few exceptions. They are trying to become the seventh team to win four or more cups, but the first to win them all consecutively.

The Sounders will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to their bitter rival Portland Timbers on Sunday in Portland. They are in fourth place in the Western Conference of MLS, winless in their last seven league matches.

Seattle's last cup match was a 5-0 win over Cal F...

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