Jaqua’s clutch performance earned him the Player of the Round for the quarterfinals. The award is voted on by the staff of TheCup.us and a select panel of members of the North American Soccer Reporters (www.soccerreporters.com).
Justin Braun of Chivas USA scored early and late, and the Goats defeated the Houston Dynamo 3-1 to reach their Open Cup Semifinals. The win was also their first at Houston’s Robertson Stadium.
The quarterfinal round of the 2010 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup is fast approaching and with that, TheCup.us is testing your knowledge. For each team taking part in the round of eight, we have a related trivia question. The answers will be posted periodically as the round progresses. Check our twitter account (@usopencup) for updates.
U.S. Soccer has announced the home teams for the quarterfinal possible pairings in the 2010 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Results from the third round of play on June 29 and June 30 will determine the potential matchups and venues for the quarterfinals to take place one week later on Tuesday, July 6 and Wednesday, July 7.
The first two rounds of the 2010 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup are complete and now the big boys join the party. The eight teams that have emerged from rounds one and two will each face a club from Major League Soccer on June 29 or June 30.