2015 US Open Cup qualifying: North Carolina’s Triangle Brigade wins USASA Region III title over NTX Rayados
North Carolina-based Triangle Brigade won the tournament in their first attempt and are expected to join North Texas Rayados in the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
2015 US Open Cup qualifying updates: Two USASA Region III spots to be decided this weekend in Alabama
While the official format for the 2015 US Open Cup is not expected to be announced until next year, USASA officials are expecting to retain their two Region III spots, so the champion and the runner-up of the tournament will qualify. Check back here or on Twitter (@USOpenCup, #USOC2015) for updates all weekend.
2015 US Open Cup qualifying: Maryland Bays in line for a USASA Region I double as championship games set
USASA Region I qualifying for the 2015 US Open Cup continued over the past two Sundays, with the Maryland Bays remaining alive in both the Open and Amateur Cups, Mass Premier Soccer advancing to the Open Final and changing its name to GPS Massachusetts, and New York Greek American Atlas nearly reaching double-digit goals against its Amateur Cup semifinal foes.
To date, the Open Cup has only had a Fourth Round six times (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013).
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Dallas Roma F.C., from the North Texas Premier Soccer Association, made history defeating Chivas USA of Major League Soccer on penalties, after playing to a 0-0 draw after extra time. Not only did they defeat their second straight professional opponent in the U.S. Open Cup, they became the first USASA club to eliminate a team from Major League Soccer in the U.S. Open Cup.