2014 US Open Cup Semifinals: Seattle Sounders reach 5th Final in 6 years with stunning 6-0 win over Chicago Fire (video)
Led by two goals each from Kenny Cooper and Andy Rose, the Sounders dismantled the visiting Chicago Fire 6-0 in the Semifinals of the US Open Cup at Starfire Sports Complex. Seattle will travel to play the Philadelphia Union in the Final of the tournament on Sept. 16.
2014 US Open Cup Semifinals: Philadelphia Union edge FC Dallas in PKs to reach first championship game (video)
The Philadelphia Union took another step toward its first trophy in club history, defeating FC Dallas in a shootout, in the first US Open Cup Semifinal decided by penalties since 2008.
The United States Soccer Federation unveiled the semifinal pairings as well as the potential dates and locations of the for the upcoming final four set for August 12-13.
2012 US Open Cup Semifinals: Player of the Round Osvaldo Alonso sends Seattle Sounders back to the Final
Osvaldo Alonso’s tenacious play proved to be a thorn in Chivas USA’s side, and helped Seattle Sounders FC to become only the third team in the tournament’s 99-year history to reach the US Open Cup Final four years in a row.
2012 US Open Cup Semifinals: Seattle Sounders make history by repeating it against Chivas USA (Video)
No team has ever won four straight tournament titles in the 99-year history of the US Open Cup, and to accomplish that, the Sounders will have to win it on the road. The Final will be hosted by Sporting Kansas City, who defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-0 in the other Semifinal, at LiveStrong Sporting Park on Aug. 8.