The Philadelphia Union played a man down for 80 minutes but managed to reach penalty kicks where they defeated the Red Bulls 4-3 to advance to the Semifinals for the second year in a row.
Kaka becomes just the third World Cup champion in the Modern Era (1995-present) to score a goal in the US Open Cup.
UPDATE: The Round of 16 draw was conducted by the US Soccer Federation and it was determined that the New York Red Bulls will host the New York Cosmos in the next round. The match was built up to be a huge one, and it surely didn’t disappoint. While there were highs and lows for […]
It’s always great to see a Cinderella story in the US Open Cup, but today at Belson Stadium, the sheer quality of the New York Cosmos ended one such storyline with a rout of the Jersey Express of the PDL.
The matchup between the Long Island Rough Riders and Real Monarchs SLC was without a doubt skewed in favor of the latter, but you would have never guessed that after seeing tonight’s match. And while the Monarchs still pulled out a victory, it did not come easy for them.