Fourth Round fun facts: Notable upsets and things you should know about Round 4

Posted on 23. May, 2014 by in 1995 - Present (Pro Era), Feature, Fourth Round, History

Fourth Round fun facts: Notable upsets and things you should know about Round 4

To date, the Open Cup has only had a Fourth Round six times (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013).

2014 US Open Cup Round 2: Jorge Herrera carries Charlotte Eagles to 3-1 win over Carolina Dynamo (video)

Posted on 18. May, 2014 by in 2014, Second Round

2014 US Open Cup Round 2: Jorge Herrera carries Charlotte Eagles to 3-1 win over Carolina Dynamo (video)

On Wednesday night in Charlotte, NC, USL PRO’s Charlotte Eagles defeated Greensboro’s PDL side Carolina Dynamo 3-1 in the Second Round of the 2014 US Open Cup, thanks to two goals and one assist from Colombian forward Jorge Herrera.

Things you should know about the Second Round of the US Open Cup

Posted on 07. May, 2014 by in 1995 - Present (Pro Era), Feature, History, Second Round

Things you should know about the Second Round of the US Open Cup

Only two USASA clubs have advanced to the Third Round since 1996. Bavarian SC defeated the Reading Rage (USL D3 Pro) 1-0 in the Second Round of 2003. Dallas Roma FC became the first USASA team to defeat a USL First Division team when they eliminated Miami FC 1-0 in 2006.

PDL teams winning Second Round games doesn’t happen often, but it’s not unheard of during the Professional Era (1995-present). 17 PDL teams have made it to the Third Round. The Michigan Bucks have done it more than anyone else, advancing to Round 3 four times.

Things you should know about the Third Round of the US Open Cup

Posted on 27. May, 2013 by in 1995 - Present (Pro Era), Feature, History, Third Round

Things you should know about the Third Round of the US Open Cup

Since the expanded format in 1997, a PDL team has failed to reach the third round only four times (1998, 2002, 2007, 2008). The recent struggles can be attributed to the fact that in 2007, the format was changed so that all non-MLS teams began the tournament in the first round, unlike previous tournaments where PDL teams were matched up with USASA or other PDL clubs.

2013 US Open Cup Second Round: RailHawks down Dynamo 3-1 in Carolina Clash

Posted on 22. May, 2013 by in Recaps, Second Round

2013 US Open Cup Second Round: RailHawks down Dynamo 3-1 in Carolina Clash

Though the visiting Carolina Dynamo of the PDL made things difficult and tense at times, the NASL Carolina RailHawks came away with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night, securing a Wednesday, May 29 home date with the Los Angeles Galaxy in the Third Round of the U.S. Open Cup.