U.S. Soccer’s decision to allow various clubs into this season’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has created the opportunity for more matches to be played.
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On Monday, the USSF announced that Miami FC 2, New York Cosmos B and Jacksonville Armada will each be eligible to participate in this season’s tournament, but must compete in play-in matches in order to reach the final competition.
The matches will be played over May 5/6 weekend, although the times and locations of the fixtures are yet to be determined.
Both Jacksonville and Miami will take on PDL opposition in their play-in matches, facing The Villages SC and FC Miami City, respectively, while Cosmos B will take on NPSL side Brooklyn Italians.Follow @MattReedFutbol