After beating the Harrisburg City Islanders in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup, the Union will get another home game in the fifth round. It will be another game against a relative neighbor, as the much-hyped New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League will make the trip to PPL Park on June 24 for a 7:00 p.m. kickoff.
The fourth round pairings that will set up these games are here. You can get scores and recaps of all games in the tournament here via TheCup.us.
Here's the full fifth round draw. Games involving local teams are in italics. Matchups are sorted by date and kickoff time. All times listed are Eastern.
Tuesday, June 24
1. New York Cosmos (NASL) at Philadelphia Union (MLS): PPL Park, Chester, Pa. (7:00 pm.)
2. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) at Carolina RailHawks (NASL): WakeMed Soccer Park Field 2, Cary, N.C. (7:30 p.m.)
3. Portland Timbers (MLS) at Sporting Kansas City (MLS): Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan. (8:30 p.m.)
4. FC Dallas (MLS) at Houston Dynamo (MLS): BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas (8:30 p.m.)
5. Atlanta Silverbacks (NASL) at Colorado Rapids (MLS): Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colo. (9:00 p.m.)
6. San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) at Seattle Sounders (MLS): Starfire Sports Complex, Tukwila, Wash. (10:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, June 25
7. Rochester Rhinos (USL PRO) at New England Revolution (MLS): Stevenson Field at Brown University, Providence, R.I. (7:30 p.m.)
8. Columbus Crew (MLS) at Chicago Fire (MLS): Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Ill. (8:30 p.m.)