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Sounders FC to Face Louisville City FC in the 2024 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 32 on May 8

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RENTON, WASH. – U.S. Soccer today announced that Seattle Sounders FC is hosting USL Championship side Louisville City FC in the 2024 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 32. The match is being held at Starfire Stadium, with kickoff slated for 7:30 p.m. PT. Tickets for the match go on sale on Tuesday, April 23 via SoundersFC.com/Tickets. All matches in the next two rounds are being streamed live on usopencup.com,   uslsoccer.com and MLSSoccer.com.

A draw to determine the pairings in the Round of 32 was held earlier today by U.S. Soccer. Seattle has won the domestic knockout tournament four times since joining MLS in 2009 (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014). Should the Rave Green advance past Louisville, they would host the winner of North Carolina FC and Phoenix Rising FC in the Round of 16.

Tickets for matchup with Louisville City FC are available to purchase on Tuesday, April 23, with a Member pre-sale occurring at 10:00 a.m. PT, followed by the general public on-sale at 1:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased via SoundersFC.com/Tickets.

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup – the oldest continuous soccer competition in the United States and the third-longest domestic cup competition globally – is open to all United States Soccer Federation (USSF) affiliated teams. With its four Open Cup titles, Sounders FC is tied with the Chicago Fire and Sporting Kansas City for the most titles among MLS clubs. Maccabi Los Angeles and Bethlehem Steel FC hold the record with five wins apiece, but neither club is active any longer. In 2011, Sounders FC became the first team since 1968 to win three consecutive U.S. Open Cup championships.

Following a 0-0 draw with FC Dallas last weekend, Sounders FC returns home to face Cascadia rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, April 20 on the Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field (7:30 p.m. PT / Apple TV, 93.3 KJR FM, El Rey 1360 AM).

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