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Timbers to take on Rowdies in US Open Cup

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The Portland Timbers are set to take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies Wednesday night in the U.S. Open Cup.

The match kicks off at JELD-WEN Field at 7:30 p.m.

Portland is coming off a 2-2 tie against the Chicago Fire on June 8 in Bridgeview, IL.

The Timbers played their last Open Cup match against the Wilmington Hammerheads to a decisive 5-1 win on May 29.

Tampa Bay is coming to the Timbers' turf after upsetting three-time Open Cup champions, and Portland's arch rivals, Seattle Sounders FC 1-0 on May 29.

According to the Timbers, The U.S. Open Cup is oldest continuous soccer competition in the United States.

It is open to all U.S. Soccer affiliated teams, from amateur to professional levels, and has been contested each year since it was first held in 1913-14.

If you can't make it to JELD-WEN for the match, you can watch it streaming on the Timbers website here.

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