CBS Sports Golazo Network to Provide Live Match Coverage of Three Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Matches Featuring MLS vs. USL Showdowns
Miami FC-Inter Miami CF, Charlotte FC-South Georgia Tormenta and Portland Timbers-Orange County SC will all stream on CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK
CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK, the free 24-hour soccer streaming network, will have three 2023 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Third Round matches between MLS and USL clubs stream live this week. The Network, with a robust lineup of live matches and studio shows, is available free on CBSSports.com, the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, as well as on Paramount+.
MLS club Charlotte FC (Division I) hosts USL League One side South Georgia Tormenta (Division III) on Tuesday, April 25 (7:30 PM, ET), exclusively on CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK to kick off its live match coverage of the tournament, which is U.S. Soccer's National Club Championship and oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the United States.
A South Florida rivalry kicks off action on Wednesday, April 26 (7:30 PM, ET), with USL Championship’s The Miami FC (Division II) hosting MLS club Inter Miami CF (Division I). The third match of the round features MLS side Portland Timbers (Division I) hosting USL Championship team Orange County SC (Division II) on Wednesday (10:30 PM, ET), streaming exclusively on CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK.
In addition to live match coverage, CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK will provide in-depth analysis of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup across its live studio programming, including MORNING FOOTY and BOX 2 BOX. CBS Sports will also provide additional editorial coverage on CBSSports.com and across its @CBSSportsGolazo social accounts.
CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK is a first-of-its-kind free, 24-hour direct-to-consumer digital network in the U.S. offering fans unparalleled coverage of all the top domestic and international soccer competitions. Exclusively dedicated to showing the best soccer from across the world, its programming includes, among others, live studio shows and matches from more than a dozen competitions, including more than 20 live matches over the next week.
Additionally, the Miami Clásico on April 26 will also air live locally in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale on TV33 (WBFS-TV) and streamed nationwide on the CBS News Miami streaming channel, which is available on Pluto TV, Paramount+, CBS News’ Connected TV apps, and CBSMiami.com.
About the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
Now in its 108th edition, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup – U.S. Soccer's National Club Championship – has crowned a champion since 1914 in every year except 2020 and 2021. The history-filled tournament is conducted on a single-game-knockout basis and open to all professional and amateur teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer. In 1999, the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the United States was renamed to honor American soccer pioneer Lamar Hunt.
Orlando City SC are defending Open Cup champions, having earned the club's first tournament title thanks to a 3-0 victory against second-division (USL Championship) side Sacramento Republic FC on September 7, 2022 in a Final played before a capacity crowd at Orlando’s Exploria Stadium. usopencup.com is the official website of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Fans can also follow the competition on Twitter and Instagram @OpenCup and Facebook @OfficialOpenCup.