Nine NASL-USL meetings, including the first meeting between Oklahoma City rivals Rayo OKC and Energy FC, highlight the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. In 2015, USL teams swept all seven
meetings with NASL teams. Six amateur teams are still alive, and at least one is assured of advancing to the next round against the LA Galaxy as the Southern California circuit UPSL's La Maquina and
LA Wolves FC meet. Open Cup: NASL vs. USL: 2015:
USL wins series, 7-0 2014:
NASL wins series, 2-1
NASL wins series, 1-0 2012:
USL wins series, 1-0
Two results -- Ventura County Fusion over LA Wolves FC and The Villages SC over the Charleston Battery -- were
overturned because the winning team used ineligible players, while two other protests from Kraze United and San Francisco City FC regarding the use of ineligible players by The Villages SC and CD
Aguiluchos USA were rejected because they weren't filed in time.
The MLS teams will enter in the round of 32. The Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes will face off in the lone
tussle of league opponents. Defending champion Sporting Kansas City will open at either Minnesota United FC or Saint Louis FC. U.S. Open Cup,
Results: First Round, May 11: Results Second Round, May 18:
Results U.S. Open Cup,
Schedule: THIRD ROUND June 1 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Chattanooga FC (NPSL) vs. Harrisburg City Islanders (USL) June 1 in Tampa, Fla.
Rowdies (NASL) vs. FC Cincinnati (USL) June 1 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina RailHawks (NASL) vs. Charlotte Independence (USL) June 1 in Fort Lauderdale,
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (NASL) vs. Richmond Kickers (USL) June 1 in Miami, Fla.
Miami FC (NASL) vs. Wilmington Hammerheads (USL) June 1 in
Indy Eleven (NASL) vs. Louisville City FC (USL) June 1 in Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester Rhinos (USL) vs. Lansdowne Bhoys FC (N.Y.) June 1 in
Arizona United (USL) vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks (USL) June 1 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville Armada (NASL) vs. Charleston Battery (USL)
June 1 in Fenton, Mo.
Saint Louis FC (USL) vs. Minnesota United FC (NASL) June 1 in West Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines Menace (PDL) vs. San Antonio FC (USL)
June 1 in Yukon, Okla.
Rayo OKC (NASL) vs. OKC Energy FC (USL) June 1 in Sacramento, Calif.
Sac Republic FC (USL) vs. Kitsap Pumas (PDL) June 1 in
La Maquina (Calif.) vs. LA Wolves FC (Calif.)
June 1 in Jamaica, N.Y.
New York Cosmos (NASL) vs. Jersey Express (PDL)
Round of 32:
Round of 16:
June 29 Quarterfinals:
July 20 Semifinals:
August 10 Final: