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USOC Semifinal Hosts Announced, What It Means For FC Dallas

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The USSF has released the possible semifinal round hosts of the 2011 edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. As you'd expect, with FC Dallas being in the bracket with the Seattle Sounders, getting a home game in the semifinal won't be easy.

In fact, there is only one possible scenario that sees FC Dallas getting a home game in the semifinal (should they beat Real Salt Lake next Tuesday); if the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Sounders next week, Dallas will host the Galaxy on August 30th.

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Should Seattle win and FC Dallas beats RSL, the Toros will have to travel north to face the Sounders at Starfire Sports Stadium in Tukwila, Washington.

Tough draw but about what you'd expect when there is a blind bidding process for the hosting rights. You can just about imagine that Seattle will nearly always get a home game in this tournament until the USSF changes their bidding process.