Orlando City Soccer To Host Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2022 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup April 19-21

By  //  April 10, 2022

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107th edition of cup competition

Orlando City SC will host the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the Third Round of the 2022 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the 107th edition of the cup competition. (Orlando City SC image)

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Orlando City SC will host the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the Third Round of the 2022 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the 107th edition of the cup competition.

The match date, time, and location will be announced in the coming days, with Third Round matches all scheduled to take place from April 19-21.

City’s match against the Rowdies will be streamed live on ESPN+.

More ticket information will be available on Tuesday, April 12, with Orlando City Season Ticket Members receiving priority access to tickets to the match.

Fans can contact their member services representative or call (855) ORL-CITY with questions.

The Rowdies are currently fourth in the USL Championship standings and undefeated through five matches in the regular season.

Tampa Bay previously defeated The Villages SC of USL League Two 6-0 in the Second Round to advance.

The competition is set to take place for the first time since 2019 after the 2020 and 2021 editions were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Open Cup is the oldest ongoing soccer competition in the United States and had been played for 106 consecutive years from 1913 until the cancellation of the 2020 edition.

The city holds a 13-9-3 record in the competition dating back to the 2011 campaign.

The Lions’ best run in the Open Cup came in their last appearance in 2019, making it to the semifinals, falling to eventual champions Atlanta United.

City’s run included the legendary “Running of the Wall” game against New York City FC at Exploria Stadium.

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