Sounders to Host Silverbacks After Venue Change
The third-round matchup of the U.S. Open Cup will be played in Seattle on May 30.
The location for the third-round matchup on May 30 between the Atlanta Silverbacks and Seattle Sounders FC in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has changed from Atlanta to Seattle, the club announced Tuesday night.
The Silverbacks clinched a third-round berth and a chance to play the Major League Soccer club after defeating NPSL side Georgia Revolution 1-0 Tuesday night at RYSA Soccerplex in Conyers.
The game, which was originally scheduled to be played at Atlanta Silverbacks Park, will now take place at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, Wash., a suburb of Seattle. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. local time (10 p.m ET).
More details on this announcement will be released Wednesday.