2012 US Open Cup Final: Sporting KC wins second title in PKs, ends Seattle Sounders’ historic run (video)
In a frantic finish at the end of regulation and a dramatic, and controversial, penalty kick shootout, Sporting Kansas City won their second US Open Cup title and deny the Seattle Sounders an unprecedented fourth straight championship.
Exactly one week before the 2012 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup championship match between host Sporting Kansas City and the history-seeking three-time champion Seattle Sounders, GolTV cable network has announced that it has reached a three-year deal with the United States Soccer Federation to broadcast the tournament final.
The fifth edition of the CONCACAF Champions League begins Tuesday evening with two matches featuring the defending two-time champions Monterrey in one contest and Real Salt Lake of MLS in the other. The 2011 US Open Cup champion representative Seattle Sounders open their third consecutive CCL campaign Thursday.
Can’t wait for the US Open Cup Final and want some more related tournament action? Well, if you are a fan of the US Open Cup and live in the greater Chicago area, be sure to check out the conclusion of the USASA’s Open Cup National Championship featuring the four regional champions that were among the USASA entries into the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
After a three week break, the US Open Cup resumes with four Quarterfinal matches full of intrigue. Check out a preview of each of tonight’s matches and join the conversation tonight.