One day after defeating Minnesota United FC in the fourth round of the US Open Cup, Sporting Kansas City learned that they will play the Houston Dynamo in the fifth round.
Sporting KC learned on Thursday that they will travel to play the Dynamo on June 29, with the winner hosting the winner of FC Dallas and Colorado Rapids in the quarterfinals.
Should Sporting KC advance to the semifinals, they would play the winner of the West region, which features Los Angeles Galaxy, the Portland Timbers, the Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake.
The other matches remaining feature the New York Red Bulls playing the Philadelphia Union, the New England Revolution hosting the New York Cosmos, the Columbus Crew playing at the Chicago Fire and the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers traveling to Orlando City SC.
Sporting KC played the Dynamo in last year's US Open Cup, defeating them 3-1 in a come from behind victory in the quarterfinals. Sporting KC went on to win the US Open Cup, earning their third such trophy.
They made it to the fifth round by defeating Minnesota United FC in a 2-1 extra time victory on Wednesday night.