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Revs to host Red Bulls in US Open Cup Quarterfinal

The Revolution will play the Red Bulls at Harvard on July 13th.

MLS: New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls Chris Bergmann-USA TODAY Sports

It took extra time and penalties but the New England Revolution learned their next US Open Cup opponent on Wednesday, as they’ll host the New York Red Bulls in a Quarterfinal match on July 13th. The game will take place at Harvard University’s Jordan Field with kickoff set for 7:30 pm.

The Revs advanced to the Quarterfinal by besting D.C. United 2-1. D.C. struck first through José Guillermo Ortiz. The home side battled back, as Diego Fagundez scored a free kick and rookie Brian Wright nabbed his first career goal.

It took the Red Bulls longer to secure their spot as they were tied 1-1 with the Philadelphia Union after 90 minutes. Sacha Kljestan and Roland Alberg each had a tally, which forced extra time. With neither team finding a breakthrough, penalties became a necessity. The Red Bulls ultimately reigned supreme with Felipe scoring the game-winner.

Before the Revs face the Red Bulls in the Open Cup, they will welcome the team from New Jersey for MLS play on July 5th.