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Nashville SC to Play Second Round U.S. Open Cup Match in Murfreesboro

April 17, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Nashville SC News Release

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer announced its 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Second Round pairings and host scenarios on Wednesday afternoon. As a part of the announcement, Nashville Soccer Club will play the winner of the First Round matchup between Chattanooga Red Wolves SC (USL League One) and South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 (USL League Two) on May 13 or 14.

Nashville SC will serve as the host team for the Second Round regardless of the matchup and intends to play its 2019 U.S. Open Cup matches on campus at Middle Tennessee State University. It will be the first home match for Nashville SC to take place outside the city of Nashville. The specific date and time of the match, as well as ticket information, have yet to be announced.

All 25 USL Championship clubs participating in the U.S. Open Cup, including Nashville SC, enter the competition in the Second Round. U.S.-based Major League Soccer clubs will enter the U.S. Open Cup in the Fourth Round.

Last season, Nashville SC was one of three USL Championship clubs to beat a Major League Soccer team in the U.S. Open Cup and advance to the Round of 16.

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