ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 17, 2019) -- U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday that the Tampa Bay Rowdies will host their Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup opener on May 14 or 15 in the Second Round.
The Rowdies will host either the Lakeland Tropics (USL League Two) or The Villages SC (USL League Two.) Those teams play each other in the First Round on May 7 in Auburndale. The winner will earn a visit to Al Lang Stadium.
Rowdies forward Juan Tejada previously played for the Lakeland Tropics.
All matches from the First Round through the Final will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Kickoff time/date and ticket information for the Rowdies Second Round match will be announced in due course.
For the full Second Round pairings, click here.