2013 US Open Cup Final: Underdog DC United upsets Real Salt Lake to win third title (video)

Posted on 02. Oct, 2013 by Josh Hakala in 2013, Final

2013 US Open Cup Final: Underdog DC United upsets Real Salt Lake to win third title (video)

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.

First timers win: Winner of Real Salt Lake, Portland Timbers will host 2013 US Open Cup Final

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by Josh Hakala in Final

First timers win: Winner of Real Salt Lake, Portland Timbers will host 2013 US Open Cup Final

Regardless of who wins between Real Salt Lake and the Portland Timbers, the 100th US Open Cup Final will be hosted in a state that has never hosted the championship game in the 100-year history of the tournament.

Matt Besler leads Sporting KC defense to Open Cup title, named TheCup.us Player of the Round

Posted on 16. Aug, 2012 by Josh Hakala in Feature, Final, History

Matt Besler leads Sporting KC defense to Open Cup title, named TheCup.us Player of the Round

The Sporting Kansas City defense, led by Besler, only allowing two shots on goal in 120 minutes of play as the championship was decided by penalty kicks.

2012 US Open Cup Final: Sporting KC wins second title in PKs, ends Seattle Sounders’ historic run (video)

Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by Gerald Barnhart in 2012, Final, Recaps

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.

2012 US Open Cup Final: Three stadiums in play to host this year’s championship game (UPDATED)

Posted on 06. Jul, 2012 by Josh Hakala in Final

2012 US Open Cup Final: Three stadiums in play to host this year’s championship game (UPDATED)

The United States Soccer Federation announced the potential host sites for the 2012 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final. Philadelphia Union will face Sporting Kansas City in the Semifinals on Tuesday, followed by Seattle Sounders hosting Chivas USA.