After a round of eight that saw few goals and three upsets, 12 goals were scored in the semis, and both favorites, West Chester United and Vereinigung Erzgebirge, advanced to the tournament final.
2014 US Open Cup qualifying: Des Moines Menace clinch USASA berth in snow; Schwaben AC return after 50 years (video)
USASA Region II has submitted their two teams to the 2014 US Open Cup with the Des Moines Menace’s USASA team punching their ticket, while Schwaben AC clinched a spot in the tournament for the first time since 1964.
Mass Premier Soccer would prevail over Valeo Sports in extra time, 2-1, to win their second straight Massachusetts Open Cup title and will move on to next spring’s USASA Region I tournament.
New USASA qualifying deadline for US Open Cup: Greek American Atlas, Icon FC first to qualify for 2014
The 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup is still in progress, but two teams have already qualified to the 2014 version of the tournament.
Format of 100th edition of US Open Cup: Year of change for prize money, hosting decisions, team numbers
The United States Soccer Federation announced Tuesday afternoon the official format of the 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the 100th edition of the national championship tournament. Picking up where the organizers left off a year ago, the tournament will see further modifications this year with more teams, additional changes in how hosts are determined and in the prize money available.