A potential first competitive meeting between the two New York professional sides looms in the US Open Cup 4th Round.
If the New York Cosmos defeat the Brooklyn Italians in Round 3 of the Open Cup they will face off with the Red Bulls. The derby is the tastiest of the potential 4th round match-ups.
Also of note youth/B squads of both the LA Galaxy and Orlando City SC are is still in the competition and they have been kept apart from their parent clubs again for Round 4 should both sides advance that far.
Here is the full 4th round schedule:
FOURTH-ROUND U.S. OPEN CUP PAIRINGS:
- New York Red Bulls vs. New York Cosmos or Brooklyn Italians
- New England Revolution vs. Richmond Kickers or NY Greek American Atlas
- Philadelphia Union vs. Harrisburg City Islanders or Baltimore Bohemians
- D.C. United vs. Rochester Rhinos or Reading United AC
- Columbus Crew vs. Dayton Dutch Lions or Indy Eleven
- Chicago Fire vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds or RWB Adria
- Sporting Kansas City vs. Des Moines Menace or Minnesota United FC
- Houston Dynamo vs. Fort Lauderdale Strikers or Laredo Heat
- FC Dallas vs. San Antonio Scorpions or NTX Rayados
- Colorado Rapids vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies or Orlando City SC
- LA Galaxy vs. Oklahoma City Energy FC or Arizona United SC
- San Jose Earthquakes vs. Sacramento Republic or Fresno Fuego
- Chivas USA vs. Charlotte Eagles or Carolina Railhawks
- Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy II or PSA Elite
- Real Salt Lake vs. Atlanta Silverbacks or Chattanooga FC
- Portland Timbers vs. Charleston Battery or Orlando City U-23