The game will be streamed on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.
Nashville finished second in its group in group stage play after winning 2-1 against the Colorado Rapids on July 23 and losing 4-3 in an entertaining match against Toluca. 20 MLS teams and 12 Liga MX teams advanced to the single-elimination knockout rounds.
MLS leader FC Cincinnati has won both games against Nashville SC this season, including a 1-0 Cincinnati win in Nashville on March 25 and a 3-1 Cincinnati win on July 15 in a chaotic match that featured two Nashville red cards in the second half.
The FC Cincinnati-Nashville SC winner will face the Chicago Fire-Club America winner in the round of 16 on Aug 6-8, with a specific date and time to be announced.
If the teams are tied after full-time during the single-elimination format, penalty kicks will decide the winner.
This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Nashville SC will face FC Cincinnati Friday in Leagues Cup round of 32