With the win, the Fire advance to the Semifinals for the fourth year in a row. They also become the first club in the 103-year history of the US Open Cup to reach four straight Semifinals twice (2003-06, 2013-16).
Chattanooga FC used a late goal to propel them to extra time against the Ocala Stampede and goalkeeper Gregory Hartley scored from the mark to secure a victory in the First Round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Early goals in each half propelled the Chicago Fire into the fourth round of the 100th U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night with a 2-0 victory over the host Charlotte Eagles in Rock Hill, S.C. on the campus of Winthrop University.
Go ahead, try to wipe the smile off of Dayton Dutch Lions coach Ivar van Dinteren’s face. It wouldn’t go away Tuesday night. The third division Dutch Lions of USL Pro are on to the Fourth Round of play in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup after a stunning come-from-behind 2-1 win over the MLS side Columbus Crew in the final 11 minutes at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio in front of a sparse crowd of 1,646 at the massive arena.
The PDL’s all-time leader in US Open Cup victories notched another one in their belt, as the Michigan Bucks routed Jersey Shore Boca 6-0 in the First Round of the 2012 US Open Cup.
Welcome to our continuing series of Meet the USASA features where we annually profile the clubs representing the United States Adult Soccer Association in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Advancing from the four regional tournaments, these often unknown clubs have great stories to tell and each year, our goal is to allow fans to get to know them as they attempt to become this year’s Cinderella story.