2023 US Open Cup draw: MLS clubs learn Round of 16 opponent


The Round of 16 field in the 2023 US Open Cup is set, as 14 Major League Soccer teams and two USL Championship clubs learned their opponent via Thursday's draw.

Before competing for a quarterfinal berth across May 23-24, teams are broken up into four regions. Those that advance will move closer to the Sept. 27 final, which grants a 2024 Concacaf Champions League spot, prize money and silverware.

All Round of 16 matchups are listed below (host clubs first).

Central Region

  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. Minnesota United FC - May 23, 8:30 pm ET
  • Austin FC vs. Chicago Fire FC - May 24, 9 pm ET

Northeast Region

  • New York Red Bulls vs. FC Cincinnati - May 23, 7:30 pm ET
  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL Championship) vs. Columbus Crew - May 24, 7 pm ET

Southeast Region

  • Inter Miami CF vs. Nashville SC - May 23, 7:30 pm ET
  • Birmingham Legion FC (USL Championship) vs. Charlotte FC - May 24, 8 pm ET

West Region

  • LAFC vs. LA Galaxy- May 23, 10:30 pm ET
  • Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake - May 24, 10 pm ET