LA Galaxy, Chivas USA learn U.S. Open Cup opponents

usopencuplogoThe Galaxy will play the Carolina Railhawks for the second consecutive season after the NASL club beat the Carolina Dynamo Tuesday night to reach the third round if the U.S. Open Cup. Kickoff is at 4:15 p.m. next Wednesday in Cary, N.C.

Chivas USA, meanwhile, will face the LA Blues after the USL pro outfit downed the Ventura Fusion 5-1 in Fullerton in the biggest blowout of the night Tuesday in the knockout competition. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Titan Stadium.

Chivas USA reached the semifinals last year before falling to eventual champion Seattle.

Later Wednesday U.S. Soccer released the fourth round draw, which paired the winner of the Chivas-Blues game with the winner of the Railhawks-Galaxy game.

The important part of this equation for local fans: if the Galaxy win they will host the fourth round game 7:30 p.m. June 12.

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