ORLANDO – May 22, 2015 – Orlando City Soccer Club will face the winner of the Charleston Battery and Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup the Club announced today.
The Lions' fifth consecutive year in the nationwide tournament will take place on Wednesday, June 17.
The Battery and Strikers' third round match-up will occur on May 27. If Orlando City is paired with Charleston, the fixture will take place in South Carolina at Blackbaud Stadium.
However, a win by the Fort Lauderdale Strikers would result in a fourth round contest against the Lions at the Orlando Citrus Bowl.
The Open Cup match at home will be included in the 2015 season ticket package. Details regarding single-game tickets will be announced at a later date.
City holds an 8-4-0 all-time record in the U.S. Open Cup, dating back to the 2011 campaign. The Lions and former USL rivals Charleston Battery have only faced each other once in the Open Cup – with City taking a 1-0 victory over the Battery in 2011.
In 2013, Orlando City defeated the Colorado Rapids and 2012 champions Sporting Kansas City en route to a quarter-final appearance against five time Open Cup Champions Chicago Fire – the Club's furthest run in the tournament.