Carolina Challenge Cup soccer matches moved up one hour because of heavy rain expected tonight

The Charleston Battery plays in the second game today in the Carolina Challenge Cup at Blackbaud Stadium. Wade Spees/Staff/File

The Carolina Challenge Cup soccer matches scheduled today at Blackbaud Stadium have been moved up because of heavy rain expected to move into the area tonight.

Gates will open at 3 p.m., with the early match between MLS teams Houston Dynamo and New York City FC kicking off at 4 p.m. The Charleston Battery’s match against Orlando City will begin around 6 p.m.