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).

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.

2014 US Open Cup qualifying: Des Moines Menace clinch USASA berth in snow; Schwaben AC return after 50 years (video)

Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 by in Qualification

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.

2014 US Open Cup qualifying: Des Moines Menace USASA team beats KC Athletics to complete Region 2 final four

Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by in 2014

2014 US Open Cup qualifying: Des Moines Menace USASA team beats KC Athletics to complete Region 2 final four

The Des Moines Menace needed a scoring outburst in the second half to advance past the Kansas City Athletics 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) Region II Open Cup qualifying tournament.

2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Defending champ Sporting KC blank Des Moines Menace 2-0 to move on

Posted on 30. May, 2013 by in Recaps, Third Round

2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Defending champ Sporting KC blank Des Moines Menace 2-0 to move on

On a night where multiple MLS teams fell to lower division opponents, the defending US Open Cup Champion took care of business. Sporting Kansas City made a 12th minute goal by Kei Kamara stand up before adding an insurance strike from Claudio Bieler to defeat the Des Moines Menace 2-0 in front of 13,000 fans at Sporting Park.