PHOENIX — New Mexico United plays host Phoenix Rising Wednesday night at 7:30 in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup competition. The match streams on ESPN+.
United, if it advances, plays another Cup match May 29, either vs. the host Colorado Springs Switchbacks or FC Denver, site to be determined, per ussoccer.com.
The winner there would advance into the fourth round against a Major League Soccer team. The U.S. Open Cup winner will earn $300,000 in prize money, a berth in the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League, per ussoccer.com.
United’s next scheduled game in the USL Championship division is also the Switchbacks on Saturday in Colorado Springs. United is 4-1-6 after a 2-2 tie Sunday in El Paso.