Sounders at Tampa Bay Rowdies US Open Cup 3rd Round - Gamethread

Raphael Cox is a sounder by birth and will face the team a second time in Open Cup play. - Al Messerschmidt

Knockout tournaments like the US Open Cup are an absolute thrill, because it just takes one bad play and a favored side goes home. Tuesday night two MLS sides did just that. Seattle looks to avoid that fate this evening at 4:30 PM when they face the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

SoundersFC.com is streaming tonight's US Open Cup match. It will be a chance to see a mix of starters, rotational players and reservists as they look to right the ship against another team that hearkens back to the NASL era. The Tampa Bay Rowdies are one of only two current NASL teams alive in the tournament and so have a a 15,000 dollar check as a possible reward if they win.

Seattle Sounders FC looks to continue its absolute dominance of the tournament. Whether facing the lowest divisions, the second tier or MLS clubs the Sounders have not lost since joining the current league. It was 2006 when an Adrian Hanauer led Sounders team last did not make the semifinals. While the goals for 2013 go beyond just winning the US Open Cup that does not mean the club will not try to win its fourth major trophy in five years and return to CONCACAF Champions League.

Sounders. Rowdies. Elimination soccer. 4:30 PM.

Video Stream: SoundersFC.com (Fletcher)

REFEREE: Cedric adams
Referee Assistants: Michael Miscannon, Matthew Miscannon
Fourth official: Christina Unkel

DISABLED LIST: SEA: Josh Ford
SUSPENDED: Patrick Ianni, Osvaldo Alonso
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: Eddie Johnson, Brad Evans

Key Opponents

  • Georgi Hristov
  • Larry Mulholland
  • Diego Restrepo
  • Raphael Cox

Lineup

Neagle Estrada
Caskey Martinez
Rose
Burch Carrasco Remick
Hurtado Scott
Hahnemann
Bench: Gspurning, Yedlin, Joseph, Martins, Ochoa, Zavaleta


How We're Watching
Scarf: Nos Audietis 2012
Kit: Electricity
Where I'm Watching: Home

Nos Audietis In Somniis | Nos Audietis In Altum

YOU WILL HEAR US

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Sounder At Heart

You must be a member of Sounder At Heart to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Sounder At Heart. You should read them.

Join Sounder At Heart

You must be a member of Sounder At Heart to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Sounder At Heart. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker