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NYRBII, Swope Park Set for 2016 USL Cup Final, Presented by Nike

HARRISON, N.J. (October 17, 2016) - The New York Red Bulls II will play host to the Swope Park Rangers at Red Bull Arena for the 2016 USL Cup Final, Presented by Nike, after claiming their respective conference championships in a thrilling weekend of action in the 2016 USL Cup Playoffs.

TICKETS: 2016 USL Cup Final | NYRB II vs. Swope Park Rangers | Sunday, Oct. 23, 8 PM

The 2016 USL Cup, Presented by Nike, will air live on ESPNU and the WatchESPN app, and will be simulcast on SiriusXM on Sunday, October 23 at 8 p.m. ET. Full online coverage of the 2016 USL Cup will also be available on the USL Cup Playoffs Center, with updates also available via Twitter, Facebook, Vine and Instagram.
 
"We are very excited to visit Red Bull Arena for the crowning moment of the 2016 USL season," said USL President Jake Edwards. "This weekend's action was some of the best we've seen over the course of an outstanding season, and I fully expect we'll see more of the same this Sunday night as two of the most entertaining teams in the league meet in the USL Cup Final."

The New York Red Bulls II added a trip to the USL Cup Final to their USL Regular Season Championship after an epic clash with Louisville City FC that saw the hosts emerge victorious 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the sides had played to a 1-1 draw through regulation and overtime at Red Bull Arena. Red Bulls II goalkeeper Ryan Meara proved the hero, making a pair of saves as New York took a victory in a shootout for the second consecutive week. 

The Swope Park Rangers booked their first trip to the USL Cup Final with a 3-0 victory against Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 in the Western Conference Final on Saturday night. Kris Tyrpak scored a pair of first-half goals, and Tyler Pasher had a pair of assists, to lead the Rangers to the Western Conference Championship.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on Ticketmaster or by calling 1.877.727.6223.  
 
2016 USL CUP FINAL, PRESENTED BY NIKE
Sunday, Oct. 23
New York Red Bulls II vs. Swope Park Rangers, 8 p.m. ET, ESPNU, SiriusXM FC
 
2016 USL CUP PLAYOFFS
RESULTS
EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
Saturday, Oct. 1
No. 4 Rochester Rhinos 3, No. 5 Charlotte Independence 1

Sunday, Oct. 2
No. 1 New York Red Bulls II 4, No. 8 Orlando City B 0
No. 6 Charleston Battery 2, No. 3 FC Cincinnati 1
No. 2 Louisville City FC 2, No. 7 Richmond Kickers 0 (OT)

WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
Friday, Sept. 30
No. 4 Swope Park Rangers 3, No. 5 LA Galaxy II 0
No. 6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 2, No. 3 Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 1

Saturday, Oct. 1
No. 7 OKC Energy FC 3, No. 2 Rio Grande Valley FC 2
No. 8 Orange County Blues FC 0, No. 1 Sacramento Republic FC 0
Orange County wins 5-4 in penalty shootout

EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
Friday, October 7
No. 1 New York Red Bulls II 3, No. 4 Rochester Rhinos 3
New York wins 5-4 in penalty shootout

Saturday, October 8
No. 2 Louisville City FC 1, No. 6 Charleston Battery 0

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
Saturday, October 8
No. 6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 3, No.7 OKC Energy FC 2

Sunday, October 9
No. 4 Swope Park Rangers 2, No. 8 Orange County Blues FC 1 (OT)
 
EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL
Sunday, October 16
No. 1 New York Red Bulls II 1, No. 2 Louisville City FC 1
New York wins 4-3 in penalty shootout

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL
Saturday, October 15
No. 4 Swope Park Rangers 3, No. 6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 0
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