FC Cincinnati will host USL Championship side Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC in the Quarterfinals of the 2023 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. ET.
Tickets are on sale now at FCCincinnati.com/Tickets or by calling (513) 977-5425 (KICK).
Cincinnati advanced to the Quarterfinals after prevailing over the New York Red Bulls in a penalty shootout. The Riverhounds took down the Columbus Crew, 1-0, in the Northeast group’s other Round of 16 matchup.
The winner of the Cincinnati – Pittsburgh fixture will face the winner of the Southeast Quarterfinal between the USL Championship’s Birmingham Legion FC and Inter Miami CF in the Semifinals, which will take place on Wednesday, August 23. The host of the Open Cup Semifinals and Final will be determined by a draw.
The 2023 U.S. Open Cup Final is set for Wednesday, September 27.
FC Cincinnati will face the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for the second-consecutive season in the U.S. Open Cup. Last year, the Orange and Blue downed the USL Championship side in the Third Round at TQL Stadium, 2-0, after extra time.
Cincinnati are 2-0-0 all-time against Pittsburgh in the U.S. Open Cup, with one meeting coming in the club’s USL era, in the 2018 Third Round when FCC won 3-1 in Pittsburgh. June’s meeting will mark the 11th all-time matchup between FCC and Pittsburgh. The Orange and Blue are undefeated all-time against the Riverhounds, holding a 6-0-4 record against their rivals from the Steel City, including 3-0-2 in Cincinnati.
2023 marks the 108th edition of the U.S. Open Cup, the oldest national soccer competition in the United States, which first began in 1913. The Orange and Blue are 11-4-3 all-time in the event.
Since joining MLS in 2019, FC Cincinnati are 4-2-1 in Open Cup competition.
For more information on the U.S. Open Cup, including scores and schedules, visit usopencup.com.
FC Cincinnati return home Saturday, June 3 to host Chicago Fire FC at 7:30 p.m. The club celebrates Pride, presented by Procter & Gamble. Limited tickets are available at FCCincinnati.com/Tickets or by calling (513) 977-5425 (KICK). The match will stream, for free, exclusively on Apple TV. Fans can also listen to the match locally on ESPN 1530 and on SiriusXM FC 157.