Debate of the Week: Should the US Open Cup Hosting System be Changed?

KANSAS CITY, KS - JUNE 09: A general view of the exterior of LiveStrong Sporting Park prior to the innaugural game between the Chicago Fire and Sporting Kansas City at LiveStrong Sporting Park on June 9, 2011 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A coin flip went the way of Sporting Kansas City last Friday as it gave Sporting the chance to host the final of the US Open Cup if they were to win against Philadelphia on Wednesday.

This decision had many fans crying foul, as they claimed it jilted the three-time defending champions Seattle Sounders FC from getting the final, even though they had an equal bid to Sporting Kansas City.

The only way Seattle would be able to defend their title at home is if they won, and Philadelphia beat Sporting KC.

So that is this week's Debate of the Week: Should the U.S Open Cup hosting system be changed so that it's not determined by a bid? And if so, now should it be replaced?

Don't forget to vote in the polls and leave your reasons why in the comments. Thanks for participating.

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