Open Cup

Orlando City Announces Fourth Round U.S. Open Cup Pairing

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.   

UPDATE: August 8, 2020 - Major League Soccer unveiled the framework of a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 season, with the League’s 25th season continuing in the home markets of the 26 clubs beginning August 12. At this time, MLS has announced the initial phase of the revised schedule for U.S. clubs through September 14 and plans to announce the balance of the regular season schedule by early September. More details on schedules for the Canadian teams will be announced in the near future. Attendance at matches will be determined by MLS and club leadership in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.