FC CINCINNATI | FCC Getting Ready for Huge Match Tuesday

08/14/2017 05:22 PM

FC Cincinnati is getting ready to host its third MLS team of the season on Tuesday when FCC takes on New York Red Bulls.

Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET inside Nippert Stadium.

There is a lot of excitement for the U.S. Open Cup semifinal round match-up, so much so that it is already sold out.

FCC has played well against MLS teams this tournament, topping both Columbus Crew SC and Chicago Fire en route to a spot in the semifinal round.

FC Cincinnati midfielder Kenney Walker joined Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night to preview Tuesday’s match against NY Red Bulls.

The winner of the match Tuesday will advance to the U.S. Open Cup Final, which takes place in September. Sporting KC punched its ticket to the Final earlier this month after beating San Jose in penalty kicks.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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