USOC match to be streamed live Wednesday
In a continuing effort to provide supporters with the most
comprehensive coverage of the club, NewYorkRedBulls.com is pleased to
announce that the Red Bulls’ Lamar Hunt US Open Cup match against New England Revolution will be streamed live on the NewYorkRedBulls.com
CLICK HERE FOR THE DIRECT LINK TO THE STREAM
(NOTE: The stream will not begin until 7:55 PM ET)
Beginning at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, May 12, follow all the action live
from Red Bull Arena. Steve Cangialosi will handle the play-by-play,
with Shep Messing providing color commentary. NewYorkRedBulls.com
correspondent Craig Hutchinson will serve as the sideline reporter.
to this match are still available by calling 1-877-RBSOCCER or logging
their opening match of the 2010 competition, the Red Bulls defeated the
Philadelphia Union 2-1 at Red Bull Arena on April 27. Rookie Conor
Chinn scored both goals for New York. Chinn tallied in the 16th minute
and added his second in the 41st minute, and the Red Bulls withstood
Sebastien Le Toux’s second half goal to hold on for the victory.
will be the first match of the 2010 tournament for the New England
Revolution. The Revolution ahs won the competition once, taking home the
title in 2007. In last season’s campaign, the Revolution were ousted,
2-1, in the Third Round by the Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL
Second Division. In Major League Soccer regular season play thus far in
2010, the Revolution is fifth in the Eastern Conference on 7 points with
a record of 2-5-1. In their last match, New England was defeated, 3-2,
by the Columbus Crew on a late goal by Robbie Rogers.
Red Bulls advance, they will host the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday, May
26 at 8:00 PM at Red Bull Arena. The winner of that match would advance
to the Open Cup’s main tournament field.
The Lamar Hunt U.S.
Open Cup is an annual national competition that is open to all amateur
and professional soccer teams that are affiliated with U.S. Soccer. It
is the oldest tournament in the United States, beginning in 1914 when
the Brooklyn Field Club took home the very first title. MLS teams were
first included in the tournament in the league’s inaugural 1996 season.
The Red Bulls’ very best finish in the competition came in 2003 with New
York falling, 1-0, to the Chicago Fire in the Final. New York
dispatched three league opponents on its way to the finals.
its win over Philadelphia on April 27, the Red Bulls improved their
record against league opponents in the tournament to 8-7. All-time in
the competition, New York has posted a record of 15-13. The Red Bulls
last won two matches in one Open Cup season in 2003, when they reached