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U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals: DCU vs. Chicago

The Chicago Fire make their way to Germantown, Maryland tonight for a quarterfinal matchup with your men in Black-and-Red.  Kickoff at the Maryland SoccerPlex is set for 7:30 p.m. (EASTERN TIME) and here's what you need to read before you head out...

  • Zach Berman writes about the rivalry with Chicago in the Washington Post. 
  • Paul Tenoria, also in the Post, writes about Benny's surgery
  • John Haydon in the Washington Times writes about the team's climb back to .500
  • In the Examiner, Craig Stouffer writes about the faltering Fire
  • Meanwhile, in Chicago from the Southtown Star, Nick Firachu says the Fire will try to re-group tonight

Tickets are still available, so get yourself out to the SoccerPlex!

Predictions anyone?