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Chicago Fire Host Ft. Lauderdale Strikers in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal Round

CHICAGO (June 29, 2016) – The Chicago Fire will host NASL side Ft. Lauderdale Strikers in the Quarterfinal Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Toyota Park on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Single game tickets for the match are now on sale via Ticketmaster. Tickets for the match are available to Season Ticket Holders at a discounted price via their online account manager or by contacting their designated Season Ticket Holder rep. Additionally, Season Ticket Holder seat locations will be reserved for purchase for the quarterfinal.

Group tickets are available by calling 888-MLS-FIRE.

Fans in attendance for the match are invited to enjoy $2 hot dogs presented by Red Hot Chicago at Toyota Park concession stands. 

Pub To Pitch buses will run from Cleos Chicago and Fado Chicago, offering supporters a fun and easy way to get to the match for just $10 per bus ticket. 

The Fire advanced after defeating Columbus Crew SC, 2-1, on June 28. The Strikers moved on with a 1-0 extra time win over Orlando City SC at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.

Since 1998, the Fire have compiled a 40-13-5 record in Open Cup play, including a 27-1-2 record in matches played in the state of Illinois, reaching the semifinal round 11 times and the final six times. The Fire previously hoisted the coveted Dewar Trophy four times, in 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2006.