2015 US Open Cup qualifying: Top seed West Chester United, three road surprises advance to Eastern PA semifinals
Eastern Pennsylvania’s qualifying tournament for the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup continued on Sunday. The tournament’s top seed progressed to the next round, but three road teams pulled off upsets in the quarterfinals.
The Player of the Tournament award is voted on by staff at TheCup.us and a select panel from the North American Soccer Reporters. De Rosario won the vote by an overwhelming majority.
Shipalane and the Railhawks upset two MLS sides en route to a Quarterfinals appearance in the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
DC United did what few thought they could do: put their regular season disaster behind them, travel to Utah and upset Real Salt Lake in the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
It will be an all-MLS Semifinals as Mike Magee and the Chicago Fire ended Orlando City’s Cinderellla run and will host DC United on Aug. 7. On the other side of the bracket, Real Salt Lake and the Portland Timbers will square off as both teams are aiming for their first US Open Cup title.