The San Jose Earthquakes needed a late goal from Danny Hoesen to get by a 10-man Seattle Sounders side in the Round of 16 of the 2017 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. San Jose took the lead early and went up a man in the first half, but still needed an 84th minute winner to reach the Quarterfinals for the first time since 2012.
The New England Revolution used a strong mid-game surge to beat the visiting D.C. United on Wednesday night in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The 2-1 victory sets up a quarterfinal match up against the New York Red Bulls in the Cup quarterfinals.
Scoring chances were hard to come by, but Sporting Kansas City’s Ike Opara scored off a second-half corner kick to provide all of the scoring his side needed in a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in the US Open Cup Round of 16 on a muggy early evening Wednesday in south Texas.
When one thinks of US Open Cup history, Cincinnati has never been the first city to come to mind. However, with ESPN shining the national spotlight on Nippert Stadium tonight for FC Cincinnati’s Fifth Round match against the Chicago Fire (MLS), one might be surprised to know that the Queen City’s Open Cup history started 87 years ago.
91 teams will square off in the 102nd edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Who will be this year’s Cinderella story? Who will earn a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League? Check out the schedule and results right here.