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Sounders to start Open Cup defense against Georgia club; 2nd round result will determine site

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on May 16, 2012 at 6:55 pm with No Comments »
May 16, 2012 7:10 pm

Sounders FC will open the defense of its U.S. Open Cup title against a team from Georgia, maybe at home or maybe away.

They will face the winner of the Tuesday match between Atlanta Silverbacks (NASL) at Georgia Revolution (NPSL):

The third-round pairing will be either:

Seattle Sounders (MLS) at Atlanta Silverbacks (NASL): Atlanta Silverbacks Park; Atlanta, Ga.; 7:30 p.m. ET, May 29

OR

Georgia Revolution (NPSL) at Seattle Sounders (MLS): Starfire Sports Complex; Tukwila, Wash.; 7 p.m. PT, May 29

Here is the news release and potential third-round pairings from U.S. Soccer.

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