2014 US Open Cup Round 4: Deshorn Brown scores first Colorado Rapids hat trick, narrowly wins Player of the Round
The award is voted on by TheCup.us staff and a select panel from the North American Soccer Reporters.
2014 US Open Cup Round 4 review: MLS suffers upsets early, regains control of tournament in last 2 days (video)
The Fourth Round of the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup came to a close on Wednesday and after a rough start for the tournament’s top division, Major League Soccer rebounded on the third and fourth matchdays.
2014 US Open Cup Round 4: Seattle Sounders flex muscle, crushing last amateur club PSA Elite, 5-0 (video)
In front of a standing-room-only crowd, the Sounders swept aside amateur club PSA Elite 5-0 to reach the fifth round of the tournament. Kenny Cooper scored a pair of goals, Brad Evans and Cam Weaver added first-half tallies and Sean Okoli chipped in with a fifth late in the match.
2014 US Open Cup Round 4: Chicago Fire win 49-minute, rain-soaked match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds (video)
The match was called off the 49th minute when lightening once again appeared in Chicago skies after the weather had already caused a two-hour rain delay that pushed the start of the game to 9:30 p.m. and another 60-minute delay that forced the beginning of the second half to 11:30 p.m.
With the comeback victory, the Galaxy earned themselves a trip across the country to play the Carolina RailHawks for the third year in a row.