U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday that The Miami FC will host Miami’s Florida Soccer Soldiers in Round 1 of the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup competition.
The matchup will take place at Barry University’s stadium on May 8 at 7 p.m.
It is the first Open Cup appearance for Soccer Soldiers. The Miami FC (playing as The Miami FC 2) were knocked out by Miami United in the Open Cup in 2018. In 2017, Miami FC defeated Orlando City SC and Atlanta United FC en route to the competition’s quarterfinals.