2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals: Blas Perez’s hat trick sends FC Dallas to Semifinals, earns TheCup.us Player of the Round (video)
The award is voted on by TheCup.us staff and a select panel from the North American Soccer Reporters.
2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals: Seattle Sounders back in Semifinals after 3-1 OT win over rival Portland Timbers (video)
Seattle has run its Open Cup winning streak over its archrivals to four straight (3-1-1, 1-0 in PKs), with its only loss coming in 2005.
2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals: Blas Perez scores three as FC Dallas ends Carolina RailHawks’ home unbeaten streak (video)
Perez becomes the third FC Dallas player to score a hat trick in US Open Cup play in a 5-2 win over the Carolina RailHawks, snapping the NASL club’s 23-game home unbeaten streak.
2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals review: Three former champions, Philadelphia Union advance to Semifinals (video)
The Semifinals of the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup are complete with a trio of former tournament champions advancing to the Final Four along with the Philadelphia Union completing the all-MLS field.
2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals: Chicago Fire burn Atlanta Silverbacks 3-1 to earn record 10th Semifinal berth (video)
Chicago’s Quincy Amarikwa, Jeff Larentowicz, and Alex all scored second half goals to lead the visitors to the Semifinals for a record 10th time where they will face the Seattle Sounders on Aug. 13.