The Red Bulls kick off their U.S. Open Cup run Tuesday when they head to Charleston, SC to take on the Battery in the third round of the tournament.
A live stream of the match will be available on USLNation.com
, as both sides are scheduled to kick off at 7:30pm ET on Tuesday, May 29.
Charleston defeated Reading United AC 2-1 Tuesday night to punch their ticket to the U.S. Open Cup, the oldest soccer competition in the United States.
New York is 0-2 all-time against Charleston in U.S. Open Cup play, getting knocked out in the Second Round on June 26, 2001, 4-1, and in the Fourth Round on July 20, 2004, 1-0. Both games took place at Blackbaud Stadium, which also stands as the venue for the May 29 meeting.
The U.S. Open Cup, created in 1914, is a single-elimination tournament similar to the prestigious English FA Cup. It is open to all amateur and professional teams affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation (U.S.S.F).