The Third Round field is complete and there were plenty of surprises in Round 2, including a Modern Professional Era record four PDL teams earning dates with a Major League Soccer clubs. The US Open Cup’s annual display of David vs. Goliath match-ups is alive and well in its 100th year.
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In a frantic finish at the end of regulation and a dramatic, and controversial, penalty kick shootout, Sporting Kansas City won their second US Open Cup title and deny the Seattle Sounders an unprecedented fourth straight championship.