The United States Soccer Federation held the draw for Fourth Round of the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Wednesday, announcing the pairings and hosts for the final 16 set to be played June 12.
Four of the eight contests are straight forward with the winner of their respective contest playing host to [...]
2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Wilmington Hammerheads net first road win 2-0 in Austin with Aztex aid
Having beaten MLS clubs in the past, the Wilmington Hammerheads came into Tuesday’s contest with the PDL Austin Aztex fully focused after an embarrassing 4-0 home loss to amateur Cal FC a year ago in the Second Round and used some help from the hosts for a 2-0 win, moving on to a Third Round showdown with the Portland Timbers.
If Sporting KC had plans of using reserves for the Open Cup, apparently Dom Dwyer is not a part of them as the red-hot goal scorer for Orlando City netted once again on loan while leading the USL Pro side to a 2-1 victory against the PDL Ocala Stampede.
2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Des Moines Menace prevail 1-0 at Minnesota in battle of giant killers
Boasting a lengthy history of upsets against MLS opposition fans in Minnesota relish the opportunity to take on the top flight clubs. But on Tuesday, the newly-branded Minnesota United club fell victim to a repeat Giant Killer themselves as the visiting PDL Des Moines Menace claimed their fifth upset of a professional club with a 1-0 decision.
After cruising to an easy win last week, the PDL Sounders U23 side could find little of that magic on the road on the other side of the country Tuesday night in Charlotte, falling 3-0 to the unbeaten USL Pro Eagles, who advance to play host to the Chicago Fire in the Third Round next Wednesday.