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FC Tucson Learns US Open Cup First Round Opponent

By FC Tucson Communications, 04/04/18, 12:45PM MST

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TUCSON (April 4, 2018) — Today FC Tucson learned it would be hosting La Máquina FC of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) on May 9 for the first round of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The match is scheduled to kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

This will be the club's fifth appearance in the U.S. Open Cup and the fourth consecutive season they've made an appearance. FC Tucson is 3-1 in their previous four first-round matches and have won their first-round match in each of the last two seasons.

FC Tucson qualified for its first-ever trip to the U.S. Open Cup in 2013, where the team defeated two professional clubs in back-to-back matches to reach the third round and play Major League Soccer Club Houston Dynamo. The team lost to the Dynamo 2-0.

Tickets for the U.S. Open Cup match are not currently on sale but fans can receive a complimentary U.S. Open Cup ticket when they become an FC Tucson season ticket member. To purchase 2018 season tickets, click here.

For the full U.S. Oen Cup first round schedule, click here.