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Match Preview | 5-15-19 | Open Cup

By Greenville Triumph, 05/14/19, 5:00PM EDT


Greenville Triumph vs Charleston Battery

Greenville, SC – The Greenville Triumph return to Legacy Early College at 7:00 pm on Wednesday night for the 2nd round of the U.S. Open Cup. The team faces the Charleston Battery in the first-ever Palmetto Derby.

What to watch For

  • Battle for the Palmetto State: Tomorrow’s match is the first meeting between South Carolina’s two professional clubs. Fans have begun to dub this the Palmetto Derby, the Open Cup provides the only forum for the two teams to play in a counted match.
  • Old vs New: Since 1992, the Charleston Battery has been the only professional team in South Carolina until the Triumph came to the Upstate in March of 2018. The Triumph are playing in their first Open Cup while the Battery have amassed two semi-final appearances and a runner-up appearance in 2008.
  • Goalie City vs Holy City: In the last 7 matches, the Triumph have only given up 5 goals. The Battery have conceded 9 goals in 9 goals. Both teams rank in the top third of their respective leagues for fewest goals conceded.


Match Info

Greenville Triumph SC vs Charleston Battery

Kickoff: 7:00pm EST

Where: Legacy Early College | 900 Woodside Ave, Greenville, SC

Kickoff Weather: 72 degrees, 0% chance of rain

Watch: ESPN+

Stats: USL League One Match Center


General admission tickets are only $5 (plus fees) and parking is FREE! The first 500 fans through the gates will also receive a Palmetto Derby rally towel!

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