The Sounders will enter the U.S. Open Cup at 7:30 tonight with a match at Starfire against the Portland Timbers.
However, Sounders 2 also has a fourth-round date tonight, facing Real Salt Lake of MLS.
Here's a preview on that one from USL:
Seattle Sounders FC 2 at Real Salt Lake; 7 p.m. PT; Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah•How Seattle got here: 4-2 win against Kitsap Pumas on May 20 in the second round; 2-1 victory against the Portland Timbers 2 on May 27 in the third round•Leading goal scorer in tournament: Pablo Rossi (3 goals)•Seattle Open Cup history: This is the USL expansion team’s first U.S. Open Cup.
•Real Salt Lake Open Cup history: Real Salt Lake’s best finish in the Open Cup was a runner-up performance at the 2013 event, falling 1-0 to D.C. United in the final as Lewis Neal scored the lone goal of that match. That same year, Real Salt Lake also took second in MLS Cup to Sporting Kansas City.•Other notes: Pablo Rossi scored two goals against the Kitsap Pumas to open the tournament, including the winner in the 93rd minute. Rossi also scored the game-winner against T2, tallying the go-ahead score in the 104th minute. Andy Craven has two goals in this year’s Open Cup, scoring once in each match.