RSL to face Atlanta Silverbacks in US Open Cup

USA TODAY Sports

Real Salt Lake will face Atlanta Silverbacks in the US Open Cup after the NASL side defeated NPSL neighbors Georgia Revolution 3-2 in Conyers, Atlanta today.

Georgia Revolution didn't go down without a fight, equalizing once to make the match 1-1 and edging back into contention after pulling a goal back to make it 3-2. Revolution created a surprising number of chances for an ostensibly fourth-division side, and at times, it seemed they might even equalize late.

Atlanta Silverbacks will travel to Rio Tinto Stadium for a May 28 match, where Real Salt Lake will be hoping to find success in the Cup. They notably fell 3-1 to NASL's Minnesota Stars last year after purchasing the rights to host the match.

It will be particularly important to win, as winning the US Open Cup would secure RSL a berth in CONCACAF Champions League play, one of the stated goals of the club.

RSL has won twice and lost twice against lower-league sides in Open Cup play.

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