Possible Fourth Round U.S. Open Cup Pairings Announced

CHICAGO (May 23, 2012) – U.S. Soccer has announced the fourth-round possible pairings and locations for the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Results from the third round of play next Tuesday, May 29, and Wednesday, May 30, will determine the matchups for the fourth round taking place one week later on Tuesday, June 5.

The 99th edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup includes a random selection process for determining home teams from the first round through the quarterfinals among clubs that have applied to host. The process, conducted by a coin flip, gives participating teams with venues meeting tournament standards an equal chance at hosting their possible opponent for these rounds.

2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Schedule

FOURTH ROUND – Tuesday, June 5

New England Revolution (MLS) at New York Red Bulls (MLS): Red Bull Arena; Harrison, N.J.; 7 p.m. ET


New York Red Bulls (MLS)/Charleston Battery (USL PRO) Winner at Harrisburg City Islanders (USL PRO): Hershey Park Stadium; Hershey, Pa.; 7:30 p.m. ET


2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Schedule (Per Round)

May 15: First Round

May 22: Second Round

May 29-30: Third Round

June 5: Fourth Round

June 26: Quarterfinals

July 10: Semifinals

Aug. 7 or 8: Final